Mark Semerano’s 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray

Mark Semerano’s 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
Today we are looking back on Vette Vues blog at an article on a 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray owned by Mark Semerano. This is a copy of an article that appeared in the January 2019 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. We hope you enjoy it... https://vettevuesdpub.flowpaper.com/1971/ Mark Semerano's 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray Here are some other blog post about the 1971 Corvette: If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine check out our Issue Preview and see what our subscribers are enjoying each month. Vette Vues Magazine is jammed packed with Corvette information covering C1 to C8. Each monthly issue has features, reviews, tips, restorations, clubs, events, racing, auction results, model cars, classifieds, products, services, and more. Enjoy the latest Corvette news, as well as some great historical facts. SUBSCRIBE TODAY!
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C3 Generation Chevrolet Corvette Overview

C3 Generation Chevrolet Corvette Overview

C3 Corvette C3 Corvette Overview: The C3 generation from 1968 through 1982. The C3 Corvette, the third generation of the iconic American sports car, arrived in showrooms in 1968. Over its 15-year lifecycle, this car was a reflection of the changing times, mirroring the ups and downs of the American economic landscape. Prior to its release, excitement for a new Corvette model was at an all-time high. The previous generation of Corvettes, the C2 Stingray, was beloved for its stylish appearance and incredible performance. The new 'Vette needed to live up to its predecessor's legacy and sate the increasing appetite for American muscle cars. Read on to learn all about C3 history. Initial Design Zora Arkus-Duntov and Billy Mitchell, the engineers behind the C2 Chevrolet Corvette, joined Chevy's engineering head Frank…
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1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Brochure

1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Brochure

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Vintage Corvette Brochures
Today on Vette Vues blog we are looking at the General Motors historical brochure for the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette. If you are looking to purchase this and other vintage ads, brochures, etc. check out our online classified ads CORVETTE LITERATURE, MODELS, MEMORABILIA AND MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE AND WANTED In August 1970 production of the 1971 model Corvette began. By June production of the 1971 Corvette ends. You may download the Vehicle Information Kit on the General Motors Heritage website for the 1971 Corvette. It is 165 pages long...CLICK HERE 1971 Corvette Brochure Cover 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 2 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 3 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 4 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 5 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 6 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 7 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 8 1971 Corvette…
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Cruising in the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Cruising in the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Our Vette Vues Magazine feature today is Wilton Levers who is cruising in his 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. As the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette celebrates its 50th anniversary this year (2021) we take a look at a feature that appeared in the March 2020 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. You can check out other articles on the 1971 Corvette on our blog with This Link. You might also enjoy our C3 Corvette overview. Owner:  Wilton LeversStory and photography by Clive Branson 1971 Exterior Color #983 is the Brands Hatch Green. There were 3,445 Brands Hatch Green chosen on the 1971 Corvette Stingrays. 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe owned by Wilton Levers Photo Copyrighted by Clive Branson Zora Arkus-Duntov (1909-1996) was a man of little compromise. The Belgian-born American, whose work with…
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The 1971 Corvette LS6 – An Historical Perspective

The 1971 Corvette LS6 – An Historical Perspective

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Information
This year's Gold Collection will salute the 1971 Corvette LS6 engine option.  Only 188 Corvettes were built with the 454 CID 425 HP LS6 engine option, less than the total 3-year production of L88's!  The Collection will present a great group of documented LS6 and ZR2 optioned Corvettes. The Bloomington Gold event is scheduled for June 18-19, 2021 at the Lucas Oil Stadium, Downtown Indianapolis. Our feature article is written by Matt Robertson The 1971 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe LS6 is one of the rarest cars in the world. It was only offered for a year, and during that time only 188 were made. The rarity of the LS6 combined with its unique features has made it a coveted prize among classic car collectors. The car was originally priced at…
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1968 Chevrolet Corvette Named “SURVYVR”

1968 Chevrolet Corvette Named “SURVYVR”

1968 C3 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Tom Sugar calls his Corvette SURVYVR. It is a 1968 Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified Vette painted Rally Red, with a 327/350 4 Speed, Black Leather Coupe. From his first ride in the Hertz Corvette strollers at the '64 World's Fair, straight through to the final speech for his high school public speaking class entitled, "This is a Corvette," the iconic American sports car held a special place in his heart. 1964 World's Fair Corvette Strollers 1964 World's Fair Nowadays, it didn't hurt that two of his pals at work (he's been an elementary music teacher and administrator for almost 30 years), the head custodian and the IT computer guy, both had 1970 sharks to cruise to the beach for the weekend meets. So, to begin the search for a suitable…
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Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Featured at the Corvette Chevy Expo 2021

Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Featured at the Corvette Chevy Expo 2021

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Chevy Expo, Corvette Features, Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
On March 13 and 14, 2021, spectators will have a chance to view Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette at the Corvette Chevy Expo held at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554. Show hours are Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Texas-based collector Danny Reed is a lifelong NASA enthusiast. His collection encompasses Astronaut Corvettes. It started when he spotted Alan Bean’s car on a GMAC lot in Austin. One of his most recent additions to his collection is Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette. You can read about Dave's AstroVette on the Corvette Chevy Expo blog. Learn More Here are some photos of Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s…
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1970 Corvette Historical Brochure

1970 Corvette Historical Brochure

1970 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
The 1970 Corvette sales brochure was produced by Campbell-Ewald. The advertising agency started in June 1911. Wikipedia says, "Chevrolet became the agency's first major client in 1919 and by 1922, Campbell Ewald was awarded all of General Motors' ad business. The agency continued its partnership with GM for more than 90 years." Our brochure we are looking at today is for the 1970 Corvette. The title on the brochure is: People have the idea you can tell what cars of the future will be like by looking at Chevrolet's Corvette. They're right. 1970 Corvette sales brochure cover When you buy a Corvette, you buy a lot more than a car- you buy an image. A car that looks all hood and wheels. A car that's eager for the open road.…
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1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

1970 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Events, Corvette News and Archives
Today on our blog we will share some photos of the 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 will be remembered for a long time for those who attended. It was a very unusual event because of COVID-19. Many regular Corvette enthusiasts chose not to attend this year. But, for those of use who did, there were still plenty of gorgeous Corvette to enjoy. 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 This year the 1970 Corvette was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Bob Cook brings us our photo coverage of this once in a lifetime special display. (You can read about Chip's Choice Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle show Here.) The 1970 Corvette is…
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1968 Corvettes at Bloomington Gold Special Collection

1968 Corvettes at Bloomington Gold Special Collection

1968 C3 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
In Vette Vues' blog post we are looking at some stock 1968 Corvettes and their history. Each one has a unique story told by its owners. The cars we are looking at are from the 2019 Bloomington Gold Special Collection. (Photo Credits: Bob Cook) If you are interested in attending the Bloomington Gold events or other Corvette Events, check out our Corvette Event Calendar. You can read Vette Vues Magazine's 3-part coverage of the Bloomington Gold Special Collection in the November, December 2019, and January 2020 issues. Our first 1968 Corvette is an L89 Convertible # 03554. Engine option L89 has Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71 Engine. There were 624 with this engine out of the total production of 28,566. The option was an additional $805. The base 1968 Corvette…
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