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5 Affordable Corvettes Worth Considering
Five of the most affordable Corvettes on the market today are listed here. These cars are a good choice for a new Corvette owner.
What Makes the C4 Such a Good Starter Corvette?
C4 Corvette (1984-1996). Corvettes.
How the Corvette Has Changed Through Generations
A brief history of Corvette cars according to their generations.
What's the Best Engine Oil for Your Corvette?
An article outlining the decision factors in choosing engine oil for your Corvette.
How to Fix a Crack in Your Corvette's...
How to Fix a Crack in Your Corvette's Fiberglass Body
Should You Rebuild or Replace Your Corvette's...
FAQ about Corvette Engine Swap and Replacement
How You Can Buy an Affordable Used Corvette
The search for a decent restorable 'Vette begins.
How to Buy a Corvette in 7 Easy Steps
Determine the Corvette you really want before you start shopping.
How To Eliminate Mouse Smell In Your Corvette
Step 1 - Pull out the car's interior
C3 Corvette (1968-1982)
C3 Corvette - (1968-1982). Corvettes.
C1 Corvette (1953-1962)
A brief profile of the C1 Corvette
How To Refresh Your C3 Corvette Gas Tank in 8...
To get at the fuel tank, you need to take apart the back end of the Corvette.
Is Your Corvette a Good Investment?
About the value of Corvettes appreciating over time as an investment.
How to Wash, Wax, and Detail Your Own Corvette
How to Wash, Wax and Detail Your Corvette
What Does a 2015 Corvette Cost?
Considering buying a new Corvette? The 2015 Corvette price, its standard equipment, and the trim options can all be found here.
C2 Corvette (1963-1967)
C2 Corvette (1963-1967). Corvettes.
3 Rare Corvettes for Sale
Mecum auctions 3 rare, beautiful and expensive Corvettes, including this $500,000 Tuxedo Black 1967 Corvette Convertible.
How to clean dirty car parts for restoration or...
Cleaning Corvette Parts with Solvents. Page 3.
5 Reasons Corvette's Engine Won a WardsAuto Award
WardsAuto names Chevrolet's LT1, the new engine built for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, as one of the 10Best engines for the year.
The Best Corvette Events of 2015
Looking for a car show with the country's best classic Corvettes? Want to learn more about your C5 or C6? Itching to get on the track and heat up some rubber? These are some of the best (and biggest) Corvette events in the US.
How to Sell a Corvette
How to Sell a Corvette in 9 Easy Steps
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project
Describes the process of finding a good Corvette restoration project car.
The Most Powerful Crate Engine Ever Offered by GM
LSX454 Corvette Engine. Corvettes.
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake...
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake Vacuum Booster
Fuel Injection Takes The 1957 Corvette To A...
1957 Fuel-Injected Corvette. Corvettes.
Barrett Jackson: 3 Hot "No Reserve" Corvettes
Barrett Jackson's Palm Beach auction is getting ready to start, and we've stumbled on 3 classic Corvettes that will cross the auction block without a reserve.
Spotting and Fixing Corvette Frame Damage
How to spot and fix frame damage to your Corvette
Ultimate Muscle - Corvette L88 427
1967 1968 1969 L-88 Corvette 427
1963 Corvette Z06
1963 Corvette Z06. Corvettes.
How to Read Your Oil Can
Corvette engine oil - API Ratings
Restore the Spark in Your Corvette's Engine
Gap and Install Your Spark Plugs. Page 5.
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
Choosing the right header system. Page 2.
Align Your Priorities
Corvette Alignment wheels Tires. Corvettes. Page 2.
How to Re-Cover Your Corvette Steering Wheel
How to select a Corvette Wheelskin. Page 2.
Sharpen Up Your Corvette's Steering And Handling
Install New Corvette A-Arm Bushings. Page 3.
2013 Corvette: Tech Specs and Pricing
What are the specs of the 2013 Corvette and 2013 Corvette Grand Sport? Read more about engine details, performance stats and pricing.
Corvette Racing 2015 Schedule and Driver Lineup
Time to set the DVR: the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season is ready to roll. Corvette Racing adds two new drivers to its well-experienced lineup, and has big plans for the No. 3 and No. 4 C7.R racecars.
Build your 2015 Corvette: Paint, Trim and...
The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette has 10 paint choices, 16 interior finishes and enough design packages to let you build your dream car. Check out our list with full details and prices on each option.
How to Replace the Carpet in Your Corvette
How to replace the carpet in your Corvette
Extremem performance package for the 2015...
The 2015 Corvette Z06 includes the optional Z07 package, a high-performance upgrade that increases downforce and grip for true track-worthy abilities.
The first 100 years of one of America's...
A short history of the first 100 years of Chevrolet
Are Michelin's Pilot Super Sport ZPs the best...
Does the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP tire give the C7 Corvette the best performance and comfort? In this two part feature, we roll through its specs and expert reviews.
What To Expect With a Professional Engine Builder
Hiring a professional to rebuild your Corvette engine
The 2015 Z06 is a Monster
What happens when engineers take an aluminum block, bolt on a 1.7-liter Eaton supercharger and add an aluminum harmonic balancer? You get a monstrous 2015 Corvette Z06. Find out more about the 6.2-liter LT4 here.
The First Corvette
Profile of the 1953 Corvette. Corvettes.
Finding The Right Car
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 2.
Rebuilding Your Corvette's Engine
Can you assemble your own Corvette engine, or should you take it to a professional engine rebuilder?
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car- The...
1978 Corvette 25th Anniversary Pace Car
The best wash, wax and detailer for your Corvette
What are the best products to care for your Corvette's paint? This list details the best wash and wax for your sports car, plus two other items you can't (or shouldn't) wash your car without.
About Your Corvette's Catalytic Converter
About your Corvette Catalyst Converter
Freshen and Upgrade Your Corvette's Ignition
Upgrading Your Corvette's Ignition System
Aftermarket: Best Replacement Tires for a C6...
Some experts name the OEM Goodyear tires as the weak point for a C6 Corvette. We name the best replacement tire and include a fitment guide here.
1976-1977 Corvette - The Last Sharks
1977 Corvette. Corvettes.
A Sneak Peek at the Z06 Specs
How powerful is the 2015 Corvette Z06? What will the new Z06 cost? A sneak peak at the specs of Corvette's latest creation.
1990-1995 Corvette ZR1 - King of the Hill
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 ZR1 Corvette
Restore Your Corvette Wheels
Things to know when you plan to restore Corvette Wheels
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Corvette
If you're looking at any of the new Corvettes for sale, read this before you drive to the car dealer. We list the top five mistakes to avoid (my favorite is #5).
Inspecting Paint and Interior
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 4.
Mechanical Maintenance
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 5.
The Post-Purchase Evaluation
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 3.
1984 Corvette - First of the C4 Era
1984 Corvette C4. Corvettes.
What is a Matching Numbers Corvette?
Owners sometimes describe their Corvette for sale or on display as a numbers matching car. We explain what this means and how it affects a Corvette's value and performance.
What Can Chevy Do To Attract Younger Buyers to...
The aging of Corvette buyers. Corvettes.
Tuxedo Black with a red interior
1962 Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster. Page 17.
What Does That Corvette Nickname Mean?
What is a Fuelie Corvette? What years were C4 Corvettes made? Our handy glossary explains common nicknames for Corvettes.
Refreshing Your 1974-1982 Corvette's Rear...
How to replace the bumper skin on a 1974-1982 Corvette
10 Corvette Accessories for Performance and...
10 products that represent good accessory and performance choices for your Corvette. Some are specific to certain model years, but you’re sure to find something similar no matter what kind of Corvette you own.
Five Good Reasons to Join a Local Corvette Club
Five good reasons why you should seek out and join a Corvette club or forum near you.
1963 Split-Window Dash View
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe dash view. Page 17.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 15.
Back to School, Corvette-Style
What can you expect from a Corvette driving course? How much does driving school cost? Find out in this review of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School.
Tips For a Successful Corvette Engine Swap
The latest development with the About.com project 1977 Corvette – nicknamed “Mistress Quickly” – is a new engine! The engine that was in the car when we bought it had zero compression in the #1 cylinder due to a bad vacuum brake booster that the previous owner had ignored for too long. Page 3.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe Rear-View
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 16.
1972 Corvette - This Car Lost 70 Horsepower...
First 1972 Corvette. Corvettes.
The 2014 Corvette Stingray: Rebirth of a Classic
Chevrolet revives one of their most popular sports cars to create the 2014 Corvette Stingray, but how much does it share in common with its namesake? What to expect from the 2014 C7 Corvette.
C4 Drag Racer
This C4 has been extensively modified for drag racing, including a hood scoop to draw air into the aftermarket supercharger. Look at the rear wheels and you can see huge drag racing tires. Fitting these tires requires gutting the chassis behind the driver and fabricating all new suspension, frame, and bodywork. Page 7.
NCRS "Top Flight" 1962 Fuel-Injected Corvette...
1962 Corvette Roadster Rear View. Page 18.
10 Things to Consider When Buying a Corvette...
A used Corvette for sale with a salvage title can be thousands of dollars less than one with a clean title. But is it a good buy? Don't buy one without considering these 10 tips (especially the last one).
The Last Corvette Produced in St. Louis
1981 Last St. Louis Corvette. Corvettes.
Vintage Racing Corvette
Vintage racing is home to many Corvettes that once languished as neglected barn finds. This 1969 C3 427 convertible is owned by Eric Dolson and campaigned in vintage racing events in the Pacific Northwest. Vintage racing organizations are very strict about originality, so this car uses its original engine, transmission, suspension, and brake designs. Page 13.
By God, It's a Corvette
Designed to stand out from a mile away, read why Corvettes from the original Sting Ray era are some of the most popular.
1968 Corvette - The First Stingray
1968 Corvette. Corvettes.
1964 Corvette Roadster
1964 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 15.
Best Corvette Events for Summer 2015
Bloomington Gold, the National Corvette Restorers Society and Corvettes at Carlisle are some of the hottest events this summer. Are you going?
Drag Racing Interior
1958 drag racing Corvette. Corvettes. Page 27.
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept. Corvettes. Page 14.
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car. Page 23.
Restoring Your Corvette Wheels
What you need to know about restoring Corvette Wheels. Page 2.
Are You Ready For Engine Work?
Can you assemble your own Corvette engine, or should you take it to a professional engine rebuilder? Page 2.
Corvette C4 Crossfire Injection
1984 Corvette crossfire injection. Page 14.
7 Crucial Tips For Buying a Wrecked Corvette
A wrecked Corvette can be an enticing project, calling out to you with a cut-rate price and seemingly easy repairs. But don't buy one without first checking off these 7 items (the last one is key for this type of project).
Become a Model Corvette Owner
About Corvette scale models. Corvettes.
Trans-Am Corvette
Another ultimate racing machine, this DerHaag C5 Corvette was made for competition in the SCCA Trans-Am series. It uses a tubular steel space frame, custom bodywork, suspension, and a 600 horsepower engine. The entire body can be taken off in less than a minute by an experienced pit crew. Page 11.
Five Steps To Shine Your 'Vette Up For Spring
Thoroughly Wash Your Corvette. Corvettes.
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine. Corvettes. Page 6.
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes. Page 2.
1967 Chevrolet Astro I Concept
1967 Chevrolet Astro I Concept. Corvettes. Page 18.
Corvette Summer
For the ultimate tribute to modified ‘Vettes, go and get a copy of Mark Hamill’s 1978 fun movie “Corvette Summer.” The nominal co-star is Annie Potts, who won an Oscar for her performance, but the real star of the show is the most intensely modified Corvette in history. Switched to right-hand drive, this car is the perfect expression of the axiom “it ain’t done until it’s overdone.” The car chase scenes alone are worth the price of the DVD. Page 14.
1969 L89 Corvette 427/435
1969 L89 Corvette 427/435. Corvettes.
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept. Page 27.
Corvette Glossary: Resto Mod, Pro Street, Pro...
If you're in the market to buy a used Corvette or want to give yours an overhaul, there are many different ways to restore, customize and modify this sports car.
SCCA Racing Corvette
This C5 is legal to race in SCCA's GT-1 class or in Trans-Am pro racing. You can see here that the bodywork is made to be a “silhouette” approximation of the original C5 Corvette. But as far removed from a street car as this is, it’s still a Corvette and still shares much of the street car’s DNA. Page 6.
What do reviews think of Michelin Pilot Super...
How does the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP rate for handling, grip, braking, noise and comfort on the 2014 Corvette Stingray? Experts take it to the track to find out.
Reclaim Your Spark
Corvette Ignition. Corvettes. Page 3.
Modified Corvettes
Corvettes are among the most frequently modified sports cars in the world. Modifying your 'Vette for the street can range from custom one-off body designs commissioned by Chevy as auto show concept cars to simple adding a body kit or wheel package. Racing Corvettes are frequently modified so far that there’s very little left that ever saw the inside of the Corvette factory. What follows is an image gallery of modified Corvettes, ranging from mild to wild.
2014 Corvette Stingray Specs
What's the price of a 2014 Corvette? We answer that question and list the horsepower, torque and tech specs of the 2014 Corvette Stingray.
What's the best all-season tire for a Corvette...
If you plan to drive your Corvette Stingray in the winter, you need more traction than your summer tires can offer. Find the top three ultra high performance all-season options here.
1962 Fuel-Injected 327 Cubic Inch V8 Engine
1962 Fuel Injected Corvette 327 Engine. Page 20.
Corvette Rallies and Tours For 2015
Want to join up with other Corvette owners or sports car enthusiasts for a scenic cruise? We found some of the best drives for 2015 here.
The C6 Z06, Inspired by Racing
This Corvette profiles gets up close and personal with the Z06 for the C6 generation. Introduced in 2006, the C6 Z06 had a brand new engine and marked the first time a Corvette sported its own unique frame.
50 Years of Corvettes at Le Mans
50 Years of Corvettes at Le Mans
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine. Page 25.
1973 Aerovette Experimental
1973 Aerovette Experimental. Corvettes. Page 20.
1973 Corvette Coupe
1973 Corvette Coupe. Corvettes. Page 19.
The Sinkhole 8: The 5 Best Videos of the...
What's more shocking than the news that a sinkhole devoured 8 Corvettes? The videos. From the collapse to the rescue, here are the 5 best sinkhole videos (plus a few bonus clips).
1973 Aerovette Experimental Rear View
1973 Aerovette Experimental Rear View. Page 21.
1960 Corvette Interior
1960 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 7.
Not What You Want In Your Rear-View Mirror
1969 Corvette L89 - Front View. Corvettes. Page 7.
1967 Corvette Convertible
This 1967 convertible has been customized in a “race-like” manner, but it’s still a legal street car. If you look closely, you can see the American-flag painted cover on the engine, which would never appear on a real vintage race car. A car like this is great fun at car shows, and performs well on the road, too. Page 12.
1958 Drag Racing Corvette
Vintage Drag Racing Corvette. Corvettes. Page 26.
C2 Corvette Coupe Drag Racer
C2 Corvette Drag Racing. Corvettes. Page 12.
1969 427 L88 engine
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 3.
Corvette Adventures Without The Stress
Take a Corvette Package Tour. Corvettes.
The C6 Z06: Engine, Specs and Production Details
Background details on the innovate LS7 engine, which first powered the Corvette Z06 in 2006. This profile includes performance ratings, car specs and production numbers as well.
1973 Chevy Aerovette Experimental Engine
1973 Chevy Aerovette Experimental Engine. Page 22.
1958 Fuelie Intakes
Drag Racing Corvette Engine. Corvettes. Page 28.
Wide Body Kit Makes For Great Coves
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 4.
1986 Corvette Indy Concept
1986 Corvette Indy Concept. Corvettes. Page 24.
Faster, Sleeker: Performance & Wheel...
Customize your 2015 Corvette with your preferred transmission type, performance upgrades and ten different wheel options. This list includes prices and details for each option.
Driving the Big Dogs
Corvette Viper Mercedes SLS AMG. Corvettes. Page 2.
Ferrari Replica Corvette
There’s such a thing as going too far. This “Ferrari” is actually a modified Corvette. Unless they started with an inexpensive C4, chances are it was worth more before it was turned into a movie prop. Page 10.
A fundamentally new car for Chevrolet in 1953
1953 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 2.
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
Collector's Edition: Corvettes Dominate the Top...
Three Corvettes make the Top 10 list for highest sales at Mecum's Harrisburg Auction. Find out which models brought in top dollar and what features made them both valuable and desirable.
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Logo Detail
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Logo Detail. Page 13.
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept Rear View
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept Rear View. Page 26.
1st and 2nd Generation Corvettes Lead in...
For Corvettes, it was the First and Second Generations that topped the sales charts in Mecum's auction in Chicago.
270 hp, 283 cu. in. overhead valve V8 engine,
1960 Corvette 283. Corvettes. Page 16.
1962 Custom Corvette
A popular modern modification plan is to take a basket case C1 or C2 Corvette and restore it using all modern underpinnings and drivetrain. The result is a “resto-mod” car that costs well over $100,000 to complete, but which offers a new car driving experience. You can usually tell these cars from original restorations by examining the wheels and brakes, or by checking under the hood. Page 4.
Restoring Your Corvette's Engine Bay
Restore your Corvette engine bay
1978 Corvette Pace Car
1978 Corvette Pace Car. Corvettes. Page 13.
\$6.9 Million Corvette Racecar For Sale
One of the most significant racecars in Corvette history is being offered to the public for the first time, and analysts are expecting the bids to reach almost $7 million.
The Most Outrageous Custom Corvette Ever!
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 2.
Building Your Corvette Library
Building Your Corvette Library - Books on Corvettes that every Corvette owner should buy.
Corvette Ends First Year of C7 as the Most...
With 20 awards and 37,000 cars under its belt, Corvette wraps up what can only be described as an explosive debut year for the C7.
1971 Modified Corvette
Corvette Swap Meet Corvettes. Page 5.
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy. Corvettes. Page 2.

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