When archeologists dig down through the sedimentary layers of the 1970s, some dubious items may emerge. Shag carpets and mirrored ceiling tiles. Polyester disco suits and Farrah Fawcett wigs. And sooner or later, they will unearth the most telling cultural artifact of them all: a third-generation Chevrolet Corvette. Few machines are as polarizing as the C3, also known as “The Coke Bottle Corvette.” The C3 … Continue reading Like it or not, the C3 Corvette is an American auto icon
Chevrolet has been pumping out Corvettes for 66 years, building about 1.5 million of them since 1953. That makes the ‘Vette one of the most popular sports cars of all time. First- and second-generation Corvettes were one of the first true collectible cars of the modern era, and collecting Corvettes remains a global phenomenon. More than just another two-seat sports car, the Vette is an … Continue reading 25 Corvette facts that every enthusiast should know
Some Were Only Dreams, Others Were the Cars That Dreams Were Made Of Chevrolet’s Corvette has been with us for over five-and-a-half decades. Along the way a multitude of “concept” versions have been produced. Concept is the name given to cars that are experimental, either in design, engineering, and occasionally both. The latter was the category into which several Corvette concepts fell in the 1950s, … Continue reading Corvette Evolution Told Through Its Concepts
What’s with all of the different dark gray paint colors that Chevrolet continues to come out with for the Corvette? First Cyber Gray Metallic, then Watkins Glen Gray Metallic, and now Shadow Gray Metallic… all in basically a 5 year period. Gray has been one of Corvette’s top colors, yet they continue to tinker with it year after year after year. I mean, I bought … Continue reading C7 Gray Metallic Comparison – Can You Tell the Difference?