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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Rick Moore Created a Unique 1964 Corvette Restomod

Rick Moore Created a Unique 1964 Corvette Restomod

1964 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features
SEMA PART 1B: RICK MOORE'S 1964 CORVETTE RESTOMOD - MOORE'S GARAGE, BELFRY, MT. Whether you are into restomods or not, you will likely enjoy following the story of Rick Moore's 1964 Restomod unveiled at SEMA. 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 feel free to subscribe or send a gift subscription to a friend. Photos and Article by Wayne Ellwood Stunning LT4 1964 Corvette Restomod by Rick Moore Rick Moore has set out to take his 1964 Corvette Restomod to the next level. Starting with a C2 1964 Corvette, the car had a running 327 with Powerglide transmission and only 30,000 miles. But Moore…
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Hot New 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette Unveiled By Kevin Hart

Hot New 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette Unveiled By Kevin Hart

1959 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
SEMA PART 1A: Kevin Hart – 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette at the Magnaflow Display We are looking today at the 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette that Kevin Hart Unveiled at the SEMA 2022 Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. INTRODUCTION Text and Photos by Wayne Ellwood In an effort to provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting re-prints of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please feel free to subscribe to Vette Vues Magazine or send a gift subscription to a friend. We also have a digital subscription available, giving you access to all of the online editions for 12 months. Kevin Hart's Muscle Car Crew at SEMA 2022 Kevin Hart's Muscle Car Crew was featured at the…
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Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
Exclusive Interview with Andy Siradakis-Owner of Label Motorsports - Creator of "Vouno" In the April 2022 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, we shared with you an exclusive interview with Andy Siradakis, owner of Label Motorsports! Andy made headlines recently when he unveiled his creation- the world’s first widebody C8 Corvette. As part of this interview, Wayne Ellwood took an in-depth look at everything that went into building this incredible vehicle, from the inspiration behind it to the manufacturing process, and everything in between! We want to share with you some more photos of his work. This 17-month journey culminated with what you see below.  Andy's work with cars started out as an extension of his love for the automotive industry. Having read every book and manual he could find, Andy…
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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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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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MEGA PHOTO GALLERY: SEMA 2021 CORVETTES TO THE EXTREME!

MEGA PHOTO GALLERY: SEMA 2021 CORVETTES TO THE EXTREME!

Corvette Events, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
Enjoy some of the world's best tuners in our photo converge of SEMA2021 where they take the Corvette to some of the wildest creations to the extremes. The SEMA Show took place on November 2 - November 5, 2021, at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the world's largest trade show, i.e. a candy store for car enthusiasts. The commercial booths that are at the show display car accessories, parts, gadgets, and add-ons that attendees can see up close. Many of the parts are mounted on a variety of different vehicles so you can see them functioning in their product setting. If you didn't get to attend this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association show, we have a huge photo gallery of some of…
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Dave Kindig 1953 Corvette Concept Debut

Dave Kindig 1953 Corvette Concept Debut

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
Dave Kindig 1953 Corvette Concept that Debut at SEMA 2021 The 2021 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center was November 2-5, 2021, and there were some of the most awesome cars in the world on display. Today on the Vette Vues’ blog, we are looking at the One-Of-A-Kind Dave Kindig 1953 Corvette Concept that made its Debut. Make sure you check out the video at the end, where Dave Kindig gives us a tour of his custom 1953 Corvette C1. Dave Kindig 1953 Corvette Concept that Debut at SEMA 2021 side shot photo. Carbon fiber body designed by KINGDIG-IT DESIGN and manufactured by Doug’s Performance Corvettes. Photo Credits Gary Rosier David Kindig and his talented team have been designing some of the best cars on the planet.  But Dave…
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Chevrolet ZZ632/1000 Wins New Product Award Performance-Street at SEMA 2021

Chevrolet ZZ632/1000 Wins New Product Award Performance-Street at SEMA 2021

Corvette News and Archives Category, Other Chevrolet News
All “car guys” eyes are on SEMA this week.  The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners Tuesday (November 2, 2021), in the Performance-Street Product category, the Winner was the ZZ632/1000 Crate Engine by General Motors. Chevrolet ZZ632/1000 Wins New Product Award Performance-Street at SEMA 2021. Photo Credit Gary Rosier for Vette Vues Magazine 12/30/2021 NOTE UPDATE: GM Performance has confirmed the ZZ632/1000 unit's MSRP of $37,758.82. The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2021 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be available in 2022.SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievements in developing products being introduced to the automotive specialty-equipment market at the SEMA…
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RESULTS ARE IN: CORVETTE IN THE TOP THREE FINALISTS FOR THE 2021 SEMA AWARD

RESULTS ARE IN: CORVETTE IN THE TOP THREE FINALISTS FOR THE 2021 SEMA AWARD

Corvette News and Archives Category
SEMA announced finalists for the 2021 SEMA Award, a recognition presented to new vehicle models that provide the best platforms for customization. Corvette is once again recognized by the SEMA Show exhibitors of the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Members voted on new vehicle models that provided the aftermarket with the best platforms for customization and Corvette was recognized in the SEMA Car of the year finalists. Also sharing this category are the Ford Mustang and the Nissan GT-R. The winners will be announced at the event held November 2-5, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BELOW IS THE PRESS RELEASE DATED 10/06/2021 2021 SEMA AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED -- Awards recognize the industry's trend-setting vehicle models that are best for customization -- DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2021) – The Specialty Equipment Market…
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