Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie’s Rod & Custom at the 2022 SEMA Show

Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie’s Rod & Custom at the 2022 SEMA Show

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Events, Corvette Features
Eddie's Rod & Custom's Green Gold 1963 Corvette - 2022 SEMA Show! This Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie's Rod & Custom (Eddie Pettus Jr) is the cover of the February 2023 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. It is included in Part 2 coverage of SEMA 2022 by Wayne Ellwood. February 2023 Corvette Vette Vues Magazine - Green Gold '63 Stingray by Eddie’s Rod and Custom at SEMA in 2022 The car was painted in a matte finish with a custom color named Rogue Green using BASF Glasurit Paint. Interestingly, the exterior appearance is maintained using Griot's Garage Interior Detailer. Read on to learn more details about this Corvette. EDDIE PETTUS JR – XP-63 Rogue Green 1963 The paint on this 1963 Corvette by Eddie's Rod & Custom Corvette is…
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1965 Custom Corvette Coupe Sold for $187,000 – A Stunning LOT K21

1965 Custom Corvette Coupe Sold for $187,000 – A Stunning LOT K21

1965 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
1965 Custom Corvette Coupe sold is finished in Lynndale Blue. Photo Courtesy Mecum Auction At the Mecum Kissimmee Auction (2023), a 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe sold for an impressive $187,000! This classic car is Lyndale Blue with a custom Black interior and comes equipped with power windows and air conditioning. It is mounted on an SRIII Motorsports Super tube chassis, making it even more desirable. LOT K21 is a stunning Vette, and it is no surprise that it fetched such a high price. Lyndal Blue Exterior and Custom Black Interior This 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe is the highest-sold Corvette so far (January 8, 2023) at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction, going for $187,000. The 1965 Custom Vette is painted in Lyndale Blue. This color is a light blue with hints of…
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Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

1953 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
Today we are looking at four of Dave Kindig's 1953 CF1 Corvettes at the SEMA 2022 event. The 1953 CF1 series of Corvettes was Dave Kindig's first venture into a "series-built" car. Dave wanted to make his version of the 1953 Corvette, which would have more internal space to accommodate the evolving (larger) driver and would also have up-to-the-minute vehicle dynamics. His car would capture the essence of the 1953 Corvette, but it would look better and drive better. And it had to have his signature wheels and stance. Read on to learn more. In an effort to provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting excerpts of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please…
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Here Are the Best Corvettes at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals 2022

Here Are the Best Corvettes at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals 2022

Corvette Events, Corvette News and Archives Category
Corvettes At The NSRA Street Rod Nationals - See What The Cars Looked Like The 53rd National Street Rod Association's Annual Street Rod Nationals 2022 was held on August 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th, at the Kentucky Exposition Center to show off the freshest street rods in the nation. We will look at the Corvettes at the NSRA show in Louisville, KY. The event took place on the 300-acre property with over 10,000 street rods, and some of them are pretty cool Vettes. Read on to learn more. Kentucky Expo CenterNSRALooking at the Cars1966 Yellow Corvette by Penfound Design at the Street Rod Nationals1965 Wide Body Corvette by B Rod or CustomSpecial Features:Build Components:Black C2 Corvette by B Rod or Custom - Photo Gary RosierPhoto Gallery of other Corvettes at…
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1961 Corvette Custom in Stunning Roman Red

1961 Corvette Custom in Stunning Roman Red

1961 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvettes at Auction
1961 Corvette Custom for Sale is the Perfect Blend of Classic and Modern When you're looking for the perfect marriage of modern engineering and classical appeal, you're going to have to search high and low to find it. But this 1961 Corvette Custom may be the perfect pairing out there, with its SRIII tube chassis, custom-tuned GM LS6 5.7L V-8 engine, and a Tremec 5-speed transmission, this model boasts the best of both worlds. Better yet? It can be yours at the Mecum Auction in Orlando on July 9, 2022. This stunning Roman Red Corvette is for sale! 1961 Custom Convertible Corvette - Roman Red with Beige and Red interior. - Photo Credit Gary Rosier The 61 Corvette now has beautiful polished five-spoke wheels with low-profile tires.  This stylish '61…
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Atomic 6 Carbon – Vette Vues Discount

Atomic 6 Carbon – Vette Vues Discount

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
Atomic 6 Carbon has custom side skirts and front splitter options for the C8 Corvette. Photo Credit: Darwin Mulligan Photograph Marnie Ross, VP of Operations at Atomic 6 Carbon: Meet Our New Friend Today in the Vette Vues Magazine Blog we are talking to our new friend Marnie Ross, Vice President of Operations, at Atomic 6 Carbon, a carbon fiber and composite company, located in scenic, sunny Oakland Park, Florida that specializes in aero components for C6, C7, and C8 Corvette. You may remember Atomic 6 Carbon from our December 2021 issue of Vette Vues Magazine (page 46) when we shared their 100% prepreg carbon fiber 5VM/SV7 style ground effects package they showed at the SEMA 2021 show in Las Vegas for the C8 Corvette. Since that time, they've become…
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1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, 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. Article Table of Contents Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette?What is the difference between a Custom and a RestoMod?Who…
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C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5)

C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5)

C6 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette Information
C6 Corvette Body Kits are the 5th in the series of customization and body kits by Corvettes by their generations (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, and now C6). The larger of these companies sold both fully prepared cars and/or kits. The smaller companies manufactured individual parts or “themed” kits but tended to retail them through merchandisers. The C6 Corvette Body Kits were created by many companies both large and small. We take a look at these body kits and how they vary. C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5) by: Wayne Ellwood Photo credits:  Al Sandid, J Caravaggio, Callaway, Facebook, W Ellwood, Geiger GmbH, and others C6 Corvette Body Kits and Custom This C6 Corvette Body Kits custom car is at the 2010 Toronto Motorama. This C6 Corvette Body Kits…
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Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

1965 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
Retro Designs from North Carolina recently unveiled their beautiful custom 1965 C2 Sting Ray. The car was meticulously restored, and now it looks like a brand-new vehicle. Designed to be more modern, this '65 Corvette has a 435-horsepower LS3 engine combined with a sleek exterior and interior design, making it the perfect choice for a person yearning for speed, style, and a sports car. Have a look at these pictures below and see why people are so eager for this vehicle! Table of Contents Custom Modern C7 Corvette ChassisBrakes, Tires, Wheels, and ExhaustWhy did you restore and customize the car?How was designing the interior?Retro Designs GoalSo, what's the cost? Custom Modern C7 Corvette Chassis It was constructed on a custom modern C7 Corvette chassis which fits the vintage C2 body…
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How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
UPDATE FEBRUARY 1, 2022: The new SEMA Certified-Emissions program gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria for sale in 49 states. THE NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM HELPS MANUFACTURERS GET PRODUCTS TO MARKET FASTER The first-ever program meets EPA’s Tampering Policy requirements DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2022) – SEMA introduced a new program to make it possible for automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers to meet the legal requirement for emissions compliance under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tampering Policy. The program, called SEMA Certified-Emissions (SC-E), gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria and is therefore legal for sale in 49 states. For the first time ever, manufacturers have a clear, accelerated path to compliance…
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