This 1991 Corvette ZR-1 Coupe has less than 26,000 actual miles. It is completely original and in great condition. Bright Red with black interior, it is one of only 2,044 1991 ZR-1s produced. The ZR-1 package sold at just under $64,000, when the option price of $31,683 was added onto a base Corvette coupe.
In the mid-1980s, GM and its Corvette Division approached Group Lotus in the U.K. with the idea of developing the world’s fastest production car. From that Read More
Finished in blue with a matching interior and based upon a thoroughly modern 2002 Corvette, this remarkable vehicle is number five of only eleven Avelate Split Rear Window coupes produced. While the manufacturer is no longer building the car, some say that this custom is a look into Corvette’s future.
For 1958, only 190 Corvettes had the Panama Yellow paint with white contrasting coves combination, making this a very rare car. Even more rare, this car was ordered without a radio or heater. Its period-correct 283/245 engine is now equipped with a single carburetor, but a dual-carburetor setup goes with the sale. The engine is matched to a four-speed manual transmission. The frame-off restoration includes a completely rebuilt motor and transmission, and an attractive period-correct black interior.
In the world of 1957 Corvettes, there are Fuelies and then there are Airboxes. Fuelie, of course, is collector-speak for fuel injection, which was a brand-new and milestone status for 1957 Corvettes. The collector’s term “Airbox” refers to fuel injection plus factory Ram Air, which was a brand-new feature that was meant to pump up the Corvette on the racetrack. Milton Robson’s ’57 convertible is one of a mere 43 Airbox Corvettes built in 1957.
Specifically, engine option code 579E Read More
In 1967, the big-block Corvette was king of the road. Brutally fast, with nimble handling and stopping power to match with four-wheel disc brakes, Corvette truly earned the title “America’s Sports Car.” Yes, it was expensive, but the Corvette was the car for buyers who wanted speed, and for the all-out performance addict, there was the thundering 427-ci V8 in several levels of tune.
In his book Corvettes, 1953 to 1988, Richard Langworth wrote, “The 1967 Stingray is arguably one Read More
Patterned after Larry Shinoda’s “Shark II” prototype, the third-generation Chevrolet Corvette production run started in 1968 and continued with few aesthetic modifications through the 1982 model year.
The final year of the C3 car offered factory “Cross-Fire” electronic fuel injection that gave them a boost for the first time in many years. The twin throttle body injectors looked somewhat like carburetors and were mounted diagonally on each side of a broad intake manifold. Cross-Fire’s higher level of sophistication added 10 Read More
This 1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is number 127 of 1,000 1996 Grand Sports produced. In addition to the 350-ci, 330-horsepower LT4 engine and 6-speed manual transmission, this particular vehicle is equipped with the F45 Selective Real Time Damping suspension system—and power driver and passenger seats. It is all original and unmolested, except for replacement mufflers, and presents in like-new condition inside and out. The vehicle has a clean CARFAX history, and the 24,000 miles showing on the odometer are Read More
The all-original 50th Anniversary Corvette coupe offered here incorporates the 1SC Equipment group, combining the Anniversary package with special Indianapolis 500 Pace Car graphics over Xirallic Crystal Red paint, special fender emblems and Champagne-colored aluminum wheels—identical to that used on the official pace car. This 4-speed automatic-equipped coupe has been driven just 725 miles and comes with dual-zone air conditioning, Delco Bose CD stereo, heads-up display, tilt-telescopic steering wheel, dual removable roof panels (both painted and tinted glass) and Magnetic Read More
This car could scare the unmentionable out of the small-bore Eurocentric entries in tours, or it could graduate summa cum outlandish from other events.
In 1965, Zora Arkus-Duntov’s Corvette Engineering Group began developing the new 427 Mark IV engine for use in the Corvette as a full-bore endurance-racing engine, and in 1967 their work came to fruition in the form of the RPO L88. Incorporating a forged and Tufftride-treated steel crank, forged rods, 12.5:1 pistons, aluminum Read More
For many, the 1960s were the golden years of American high-performance automobiles. No car did more to usher in that era than the Chevrolet Corvette. In 1955, it was offered for the first time with a V8 engine. From then on, there was no looking back—the Corvette has helped shoulder the banner for American sporting cars, almost without interruption through to the present day.
In many important ways, 1961 marked the nascence of the Bill Mitchell era in Corvette styling. Read More