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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.
How the Corvette Has Changed Through Generations
A brief history of Corvette cars according to their generations.
How To Eliminate Mouse Smell In Your Corvette
Introduction to a series of posts on how to get rid of the mouse smell in your Corvette or in any car.
How safe is a new Corvette?
Whether you're cruising on the freeway or watching the speedometer climb past 125 mph on the racetrack, safety is important. But how safe is the new Corvette? We list the safety features and crash test info here.
What Makes the C4 Such a Good Starter Corvette?
C4 Corvette (1984-1996). Corvettes.
How to Fix a Crack in Your Corvette's...
How to Fix a Crack in Your Corvette's Fiberglass Body
What's the Best Engine Oil for Your Corvette?
An article outlining the decision factors in choosing engine oil for your Corvette.
How to Buy a Corvette in 7 Easy Steps
Determine the Corvette you really want before you start shopping.
How You Can Buy an Affordable Used Corvette
The search for a decent restorable 'Vette begins.
Should You Rebuild or Replace Your Corvette's...
FAQ about Corvette Engine Swap and Replacement
How to Wash, Wax, and Detail Your Own Corvette
How to Wash, Wax and Detail Your Corvette
C1 Corvette (1953-1962)
A brief profile of the C1 Corvette
What's New for the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet is offering three new design packages for the 2016 Corvette, and replaces two tintcoats with new paint colors.
How to Sell a Corvette
How to Sell a Corvette in 9 Easy Steps
How to clean dirty car parts for restoration or...
To do a proper restoration you have to clean every part - and even if you're not restoring a car, there's no excuse for putting dirty parts back on a car!
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake...
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake Vacuum Booster
C2 Corvette (1963-1967)
C2 Corvette (1963-1967). Corvettes.
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project
Describes the process of finding a good Corvette restoration project car.
C3 Corvette (1968-1982)
C3 Corvette - (1968-1982). Corvettes.
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).
Is Your Corvette a Good Investment?
About the value of Corvettes appreciating over time as an investment.
How To Refresh Your C3 Corvette Gas Tank in 8...
Step by step instructions for refreshing your third generation Corvette gas tank
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
Special Edition: The 2016 Corvette Z06 CR.7
In tribute to Corvette Racing's success on the race track, Chevrolet is releasing a special edition 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R. Painted Corvette Racing Yellow to match the race team's livery, find out what other unique features mark this special edition Corvette.
Sharpen Up Your Corvette's Steering And Handling
Buy a rebuild kit for your Corvette steering and suspension rebuild
How to Re-Cover Your Corvette Steering Wheel
How To Restore the Cover on Your Corvette Steering Wheel
Ultimate Muscle - Corvette L88 427
1967 1968 1969 L-88 Corvette 427
5 Reasons Corvette's LT1 Engine Won a WardsAuto...
Why WardsAuto named Chevrolet's LT1, the new engine built for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, as one of the 10Best engines for the year.
The Most Powerful Crate Engine Ever Offered by GM
LSX454 Corvette Engine. Corvettes.
Finding The Right Car
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 2.
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.
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.
Fuel Injection Takes The 1957 Corvette To A...
1957 Fuel-Injected Corvette. Corvettes.
Freshen and Upgrade Your Corvette's Ignition
Upgrading Your Corvette's Ignition System
How to Read Your Oil Can
Corvette engine oil - API Ratings
Align Your Priorities
Corvette Alignment wheels Tires. Corvettes. Page 2.
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.
Is this 1969 Corvette Stingray barn find worth...
Elusive barn finds can be exciting for buyers seeking a classic Corvette for sale. But is this 1969 Corvette Stingray is a great buy or an overpriced restoration nightmare?
Spotting and Fixing Corvette Frame Damage
How to spot and fix frame damage to your Corvette
How to Replace the Carpet in Your Corvette
How to replace the carpet in your Corvette
Aftermarket: Best Replacement Tires for a C6...
Some experts say the OEM Goodyear tires as the weak point for a C6 Corvette. We name the best replacement tire and include a fitment guide here.
The Post-Purchase Evaluation
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 3.
1976-1977 Corvette - The Last Sharks
1977 Corvette. Corvettes.
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.
Inspecting Paint and Interior
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 4.
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.
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).
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.
The First Corvette
Profile of the 1953 Corvette. Corvettes.
Rebuilding Your Corvette's Engine
Can you assemble your own Corvette engine, or should you take it to a professional engine rebuilder?
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.
Mechanical Maintenance
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 5.
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.
1963 Corvette Z06
1963 Corvette Z06. Corvettes.
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.
Restore Your Corvette Wheels
Things to know when you plan to restore Corvette Wheels
Restore the Spark in Your Corvette's Engine
Prepare to Restore Your Corvette Ignition System
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.
Glossary: RPO Codes for the C7 Chevrolet Corvette
Want to decode your Corvette's spec sheet? This glossary contains all RPO codes for 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvettes.
The first 100 years of one of America's...
A short history of the first 100 years of Chevrolet
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 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.
All-Electric Corvette Pushes For 178 MPH Speed...
Can an all-electric Corvette break the electric vehicle land speed record of 178 mph? This Z06 wants to try.
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.
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.
How To Open a C6 Corvette With a Dead Battery
With a high-tech key fob, late-model C6 Corvettes use a wireless signal to communicate with the car, letting you start, lock and unlock it without ever inserting a key. But what do you do when the battery dies?
For Sale: 3 Beautiful Corvettes Owned By Famous...
These three Corvettes were recently up for sale. Though each one demonstrates the best side of the Corvette, it is one special entry on their list of owners that sets them apart.
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy. Corvettes. Page 2.
Tadge Juechter Answers Tech Questions on the...
Where better to learn more about the 2015 Corvette Z06 than from its head engineer. Chevrolet's Tadge Juechter answers questions on fuel delivery, the chassis and what makes the Z06 grille so unique.
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.
1969 L89 Corvette 427/435
1969 L89 Corvette 427/435. Corvettes.
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.
Refreshing Your 1974-1982 Corvette's Rear...
How to replace the bumper skin on a 1974-1982 Corvette
What Can Chevy Do To Attract Younger Buyers to...
The aging of Corvette buyers. Corvettes.
3 Ways to Learn About Corvettes
3 great resources to learn more about Corvette history, Corvette seminars and advanced driving schools for Corvette owners.
Car Parts, Corvettes and Clothes: Shopping at...
Shopping at Bloomington Gold. Corvettes.
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car. Page 23.
Want to build your own Corvette Z06 engine?
Want to build your own Corvette Z06 engine? Starting in March 2015, customers ordering a Corvette Z06 can participate in Chevrolet's Engine Build Experience.
All the King's Men
Profiles of the men who designed and engineered the Chevrolet Corvette throughout its history.
1962 Corvette Fuel-Injected Roadster Interior
1962 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 19.
1962 Fuel-Injected 327 Cubic Inch V8 Engine
1962 Fuel Injected Corvette 327 Engine. Page 20.
1968 Corvette - The First Stingray
1968 Corvette. Corvettes.
1972 Corvette - This Car Lost 70 Horsepower...
First 1972 Corvette. Corvettes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Should I buy a 1966 or a 1967 Coupe Corvette?
Buying your first Corvette is an exciting affair. When choosing between late-model mid-year Corvettes, price, performance and prestige are three of the top considerations.
Corvette Finally Gets An Interior Worth...
Critics panned the C6's seats, trim and interior quality. So what makes the C7 so much better? Almost everything.
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 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.
Restoring Your Corvette Wheels
What you need to know about restoring Corvette Wheels. Page 2.
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.
Tasco Turquoise over a matching turquoise and...
1960 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 13.
NCRS "Top Flight" 1962 Fuel-Injected Corvette...
1962 Corvette Roadster Rear View. Page 18.
First Drives With the Corvette's New 8-Speed...
The 2015 Corvette offers a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Many purists say only a manual transmission is worthwhile; this intuitive, fast-shifting box may change their mind.
1963 Corvette Roadster - 15th built in 1963
1963 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 21.
1969 427 L88 engine
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 3.
1986 Corvette Indy Concept
1986 Corvette Indy Concept. Corvettes. Page 24.
270 hp, 283 cu. in. overhead valve V8 engine,
1960 Corvette 283. Corvettes. Page 16.
No Spy Mode? Chevy Announces Corvette's Valet...
For 2015, Chevrolet is adding a spy-worthy system to Corvettes: Valet Mode keeps an eye on your car when you can't. But is it legal?
Tuxedo Black with a red interior
1962 Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster. Page 17.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe Rear-View
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. 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.
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.
Corvette C4 Crossfire Injection
1984 Corvette crossfire injection. Page 14.
Five Steps To Shine Your 'Vette Up For Spring
Thoroughly Wash Your Corvette. Corvettes.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 15.
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.
1978 Corvette Pace Car
1978 Corvette Pace Car. Corvettes. Page 13.
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.
Classic Rally Corvette
This C2 ‘Vette is another race-inspired road car. Shown here preparing to compete in the Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Rally, the car features modern steel racing wheels, a cut-down windshield, and a track-ready roll bar. There may be more valuable Corvettes out there, but this one could be the most fun. Page 5.
Reclaim Your Spark
Corvette Ignition. Corvettes. Page 3.
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.
1965 Corvette Convertible
A fancy paint job is among the best modifications because it’s not permanent. A patriotic paint job like this on a classic 1965 convertible ‘Vette is sure to draw smiles and waves on the road, and it will win trophies at any car show or cruise-in you can find. Page 8.
Glossary of RPO Codes for 2014- 2016 Chevrolet...
Want to decode your Corvette's spec sheet? This glossary contains all RPO codes for 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvettes.
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.
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine. Page 25.
This car was restored by Glenn Vaughn
1963 Split-Window Corvette. Corvettes. Page 25.
What Bloomington Gold Judges Really Look For...
Earning a Gold Certification from Bloomington Gold is one of the top awards a Corvette owner can receive. We walk through the essential steps of what the judges are looking for to help you get your Gold star.
This is the 15th C2 Sting Ray Ever Made
1963 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 22.
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?
Bloomington Gold Hits a New Gear at the...
Bloomington Gold went to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time in 2015. Favorites like Goldschool seminars and Corvette shopping returned, and access to a world famous track gave the event an entirely new level of fun.
1964 Corvette Roadster
1964 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 15.
The Last Corvette Produced in St. Louis
1981 Last St. Louis Corvette. Corvettes.
1984 Corvette - First of the C4 Era
1984 Corvette C4. Corvettes.
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.
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine. Corvettes. Page 6.
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
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.
1973 Corvette Coupe
1973 Corvette Coupe. Corvettes. Page 19.
Just 15 miles since a complete body-off...
1963 Corvette interior. Corvettes. Page 23.
Breathe Easy
Corvette Exhaust. Corvettes. Page 5.
The Stingray Gets Better Gas Mileage Than a...
The Corvette gets more than 40 mpg in expert test drives. Yet it can still go zero to 60 in four seconds. How is this possible? Find out here.
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept. Page 27.
American Le Mans Series C6.R
This is the 2007 Corvette Racing C6.R from the American Le Mans Series. In 2007, these cars still used a 7.0-liter LS7.R engine, producing 590 horsepower. This car also used custom carbon brake rotors. Corvette Racing’s cars have won 77 ALMS races, and eight consecutive ALMS championships. Page 9.
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.
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept. Corvettes. Page 14.
360 horsepower fuel-injected 327 cubic inch...
1963 Corvette Roadster fuel-injected engine. Page 24.
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car- The...
1978 Corvette 25th Anniversary Pace Car
Corvette stolen 42 years ago recovered, but...
How can finding your stolen Corvette after 42 years be a bad thing? Here's how.
Customize Your 2015 Corvette With Factory...
For 2015, Chevrolet offers Stingray badges, spoiler and roof panel options and even matching luggage. See the full list of factory-installed accessories for the 2015 Corvette here.
NCRS Top Flight Winner
1960 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 15.
4-speed manual trans, independent front...
1960 Corvette Roadster Rear. Corvettes. Page 14.
The most impressive Corvette awards
What's the most prestigious award your corvette can win? We name the best three awards and list a dozen other top honors here.
Split window C2 designed by by Bill Mitchell...
1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe. Page 26.

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