1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody is a stunning car that's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show. 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody Vanguard Green with Tan interior. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction UPDATE: 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody bid to $250,000 and The Bid Goes On… This 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody from B Rods in Knoxville, Tennessee is one of the most impressive cars from the SEMA 2019 Show. It's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show starting May 13 through 21, 2022, and is Lot 242. Beginning with a '67 Corvette, B Rods transformed it into a modern-day '67 C2 Corvette Stingray with a widebody. Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette? One-off 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody, 3 inches wider than stock. Photo courtesy Mecum…
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1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category
The 1967 Corvette - A Sports Car Ahead of Its Time 1967 Corvette L-88 Preproduction 427 V8 Engine 1967 Corvette Specifications, Options, Costs, Colors, Facts, and Details The 1967 Corvette has some of the best-known options, specifications, costs, colors, facts, and details of any vehicle in history and deserves to be among the top 10 most famous vehicles in automotive history as well as one of the top collector vehicles in the world today. Various reasons were behind General Motors' decision to extend the production of the current model for one more year. One theory was that the release of the C3 had been intentionally delayed to work on the Chevrolet Camaro in 1967. In spite of what critics and enthusiasts predicted, the C2 1967 Corvette Sting Ray wasn't actually…
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Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at the history of a 1967 Corvette, known as the Vault Find. This 1967 Marina Blue with the Bright Blue interior has the 427/435 HP engine with the 4-speed transmission. This rare Corvette went up for auction in the Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Mecum Kissimmee auction and sold for $418,000. Here is the story as told on the Mecum website: Source: Mecum Auction LOT S113 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette - Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection - SOLD for $418,000 After returning from Vietnam as a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Keith Litavsky went right to Jack Douglass Chevrolet in Hinsdale, Illinois, and purchased his dream car with money he’d sent home for that purpose. He treated that 427/435 HP…
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An Overview of the C2 Corvette

An Overview of the C2 Corvette

The C2 Corvette History The C2 Chevrolet Corvette spans from 1963 to 1967. Here’s an overview of the second generation of Corvettes built during this time. We are looking at the C2 Corvette's history. The changes that were made during the five-year span. The C2 Corvette ran from 1963 to 1967. Here’s an overview of the second generation of Corvettes built during this time. The muscle car is integral in the American story, from the Beach Boys’ giddy-up 409 to Bruce Springsteen’s ’69 Chevy with a 396. However, none capture the collective imagination of all the great muscle cars like the Chevrolet Corvette. Though the Corvette debuted in 1953, it was the introduction of the second-generation Corvette, the C2, that solidified its place at the top of the muscle car market. What…
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Rare 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer

Rare 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News
Today on the Vette Vues blog we are looking at the 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer that is owned by Kevin Mackay, Corvette Repair Inc in Valley Stream, New York. Our first set of photos are from Chip's Choice Display 2017 at Corvettes at Carlisle. The next set is from the 2017 Bloomington Gold Special Collection. 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Front on display at the 2017 Corvettes at Carlisle Chip's Choice. 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Interior 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Rear Quarter 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Number 92 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Branding 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Engine Bay 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Historical Photos…
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1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sells for $2,695,000 at Mecum Glendale Auction

1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sells for $2,695,000 at Mecum Glendale Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
An Original Engine, Duntov Mark of Excellence, 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sold for $2,695,000 at Mecum Auction held at Glendale on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Mecum Glendale 2021 Records $42.3 Million in Sales. A total of 712 of the 829 offered vehicles hammered sold for an exceptional 86% sell-through rate, and the auction’s top seller achieved a sale price of $2.7 million. The top-selling 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe (Lot S122.1) was an award-winning car that boasted an original legendary L88 engine, easily shooing it into the multimillion-dollar collector car category. Photos and text courtesy of Mecum Auction One of 20 L88 Corvettes produced in 19671967 L88 Corvette Interior1967 L88 Corvette RearThe only known Sunfire Yellow L88 CorvetteThe only Duntov and Triple Diamond-awarded 1967 Corvette L88 still equipped with its…
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Cliff Gottlob’s 1967 L88 C2 Corvette Goes to Auction

Cliff Gottlob’s 1967 L88 C2 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News, Corvettes at Auction
Cliff Gottlob's 1967 Corvette L88 Goes to Auction. Photos Courtesy of Mecum Auctions, Inc Today on our blog, we are looking at a 1967 L88 Corvette with a great story to tell that will soon be going to the Mecum Auction. This car is the most successful L88 Corvette race car of all time during its eight-year racing career with its original owner, Cliff Gottlob. We will share with you a short version of the history of this Corvette race car. On the Mecum Auction website, you can read the complete story in a great book by Stephen Cox, "Against All Odds." https://mecum.dcatalog.com/v/The-Ultimate-L88/ Our story starts with the original owner, Cliff Gottlob of Arkansas City, Kansas. Cliff worked full time as an engineer and operated a self-sponsored and underfunded privateer…
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Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1967 Corvette ads. 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads You can find a list of Vintage Corvette advertisements here: https://vette-vues.com/join-our-blog/rear-vues-corvette-magazine-ads/ https://vette-vues.com/valuable-player-award-1967-corvette-goes-auction/ https://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-options/ https://vette-vues.com/rare-1967-chevrolet-corvette-goes-auction/ https://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-specifications-pdf/ https://vette-vues.com/welcome/vette-vues-magazine-history/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/
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Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_6412" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bart Starr's Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to the 2018 Mecum Auction in Indy (Source: Mecum Auction)[/caption] Bart Starr's 1967 MVP Corvette will be going up for auction at the Mecum Spring Classic 2018 - May 15 – May 20 held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. We learn from the Mecum's website that "In January 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl under the leadership of quarterback Bart Starr. One of the NFL’s all-time greatest players, Starr led the Packers to a 35-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player." Bart Starr was awarded this 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible for his efforts. This…
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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments: Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified 2003, Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2009, and Multiple-time NCRS Top Flight wins. [caption id="attachment_2994" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.[/caption] If you enjoy cars, no doubt you are aware that the Big Mecum Auction in Indianapolis is going on this week. This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments. [caption id="attachment_2995" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power…
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