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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.
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.
How the Corvette Has Changed Through Generations
A brief history of Corvette cars according to their generations.
What Makes the C4 Such a Good Starter Corvette?
C4 Corvette (1984-1996). Corvettes.
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
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
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.
How to Buy a Corvette in 7 Easy Steps
Determine the Corvette you really want before you start shopping.
How to Wash, Wax, and Detail Your Own Corvette
How to Wash, Wax and Detail Your Corvette
C3 Corvette (1968-1982)
C3 Corvette - (1968-1982). Corvettes.
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.
C1 Corvette (1953-1962)
A brief profile of the C1 Corvette
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project
Describes the process of finding a good Corvette restoration project car.
Is Your Corvette a Good Investment?
About the value of Corvettes appreciating over time as an investment.
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 Sell a Corvette
How to sell your Corvette in 9 easy steps. Page 3.
The Most Powerful Crate Engine Ever Offered by GM
LSX454 Corvette Engine. Corvettes.
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.
How to clean dirty car parts for restoration or...
Sometimes it's right to leave cleaning to the professionals. Page 8.
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.
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.
How to Re-Cover Your Corvette Steering Wheel
How to select a Corvette Wheelskin. Page 2.
Ultimate Muscle - Corvette L88 427
1967 1968 1969 L-88 Corvette 427
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).
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.
Spotting and Fixing Corvette Frame Damage
How to spot and fix frame damage to your Corvette
Fuel Injection Takes The 1957 Corvette To A...
1957 Fuel-Injected Corvette. Corvettes.
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.
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.
1963 Corvette Z06
1963 Corvette Z06. Corvettes.
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.
Freshen and Upgrade Your Corvette's Ignition
Upgrading Your Corvette's Ignition System
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.
How to Read Your Oil Can
Corvette engine oil - API Ratings
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.
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 100 years of one of America's...
A short history of the first 100 years of Chevrolet
Align Your Priorities
Corvette Alignment wheels Tires. Corvettes. Page 2.
Sharpen Up Your Corvette's Steering And Handling
Install New Corvette A-Arm Bushings. Page 3.
Restore the Spark in Your Corvette's Engine
Gap and Install Your Spark Plugs. Page 5.
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.
The First Corvette
Profile of the 1953 Corvette. Corvettes.
3 Rare Corvettes for Sale
Mecum auctions 3 rare, beautiful and expensive Corvettes, including this $500,000 Tuxedo Black 1967 Corvette Convertible.
Finding The Right Car
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 2.
1968 Corvette - The First Stingray
1968 Corvette. Corvettes.
Restore Your Corvette Wheels
Things to know when you plan to restore Corvette Wheels
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.
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.
How to Replace the Carpet in Your Corvette
Install the carpet in your Corvette's trunk first
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
The Post-Purchase Evaluation
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 3.
Inspecting Paint and Interior
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 4.
About Your Corvette's Catalytic Converter
About your Corvette Catalyst Converter
Mechanical Maintenance
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 5.
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.
Refreshing Your 1974-1982 Corvette's Rear...
How to replace the bumper skin on a 1974-1982 Corvette
1958 Fuelie Intakes
Drag Racing Corvette Engine. Corvettes. Page 28.
1990-1995 Corvette ZR1 - King of the Hill
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 ZR1 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.
1972 Corvette - This Car Lost 70 Horsepower...
First 1972 Corvette. Corvettes.
Drag Racing Interior
1958 drag racing Corvette. Corvettes. Page 27.
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
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy. Corvettes. Page 2.
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.
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).
What Can Chevy Do To Attract Younger Buyers to...
The aging of Corvette buyers. Corvettes.
1976-1977 Corvette - The Last Sharks
1977 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.
1958 Drag Racing Corvette
Vintage Drag Racing Corvette. Corvettes. Page 26.
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.
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?
The Last Corvette Produced in St. Louis
1981 Last St. Louis Corvette. Corvettes.
Celebrating the 1965 Corvette, 50 Years Later
The 1965 Corvette marks the halfway point of the Midyear Corvettes. In 2015, the model celebrates its 50th anniversary. Learn more about what makes this Corvette unique here.
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.
Jerry Golnick
1965 Corvette Vintage Racing. Corvettes. Page 29.
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.
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.
Specs on Corvetts C7.R Race Car
Full specs on Corvette's C7.R race car.
5 Clues To Identify a 1965 Corvette
In a line of Midyears, how can you pick out a 1965 Corvette from the rest? Look for these 5 features to correctly identify a 1965.
Restoring Your Corvette Wheels
What you need to know about restoring Corvette Wheels. Page 2.
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Concept
1961 Mako Shark Concept Corvette
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.
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.
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept. Corvettes. Page 14.
All the King's Men
Profiles of the men who designed and engineered the Chevrolet Corvette throughout its history.
What To Expect With a Professional Engine Builder
Hiring a professional to rebuild your Corvette engine
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 15.
Restoring Your Corvette's Engine Bay
Restore your Corvette engine bay
Recalls for the 2014 Stingray
GM has made plenty of headlines in 2014 for recalls on their cars and trucks. Which ones affect the new Stingray? We have the answers here.
Tuxedo Black with a red interior
1962 Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster. Page 17.
Five Steps To Shine Your 'Vette Up For Spring
Deep Clean Your Corvette's Interior
360 Horsepower Fuel-Injected Sting Ray Coupe
1963 Corvette Z06 Fuel-Injected Engine. Page 6.
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.
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.
1986 Corvette Indy Concept
1986 Corvette Indy Concept. Corvettes. Page 24.
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car
1978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Pace Car. Page 23.
1973 Corvette Coupe
1973 Corvette Coupe. Corvettes. Page 19.
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 5.
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.
NCRS "Top Flight" 1962 Fuel-Injected Corvette...
1962 Corvette Roadster Rear View. Page 18.
Is there a winter tire for the Corvette...
The Corvette Stingray Z06 has been proven at the Nürburgring, on the Virginia International Raceway and on countless test tracks. But there's one arena that may have it beat: the winter road.
What's the Difference between an "Original...
When looking at a used Corvette for sale, what is the difference between an original Corvette and a restored Corvette? Both labels are compared using definitions from experts and Corvette
Reclaim Your Spark
Corvette Ignition. Corvettes. Page 3.
Heavy Duty Brakes Were Part Of The Z06 Package
1963 Corvette Z06 Brake Booster. Corvettes. Page 7.
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).
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine. Corvettes. Page 6.
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.
Building Your Corvette Library
Building Your Corvette Library - Books on Corvettes that every Corvette owner should buy.
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.
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes. Page 2.
Become a Model Corvette Owner
About Corvette scale models. Corvettes.
1956 Corvette
1956 Corvette. Corvettes.
Breathe Easy
Corvette Exhaust. Corvettes. Page 5.
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
1981 - First Bowling Green Corvette
C5 Corvette Detailed Out
C5 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 2.
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.
The 1953 Corvette "Blue Flame" 6-cylinder...
1953 Corvette Engine. Corvettes. Page 4.
The Corvette in the Barn - More Great Stories...
The Corvette in the Barn - by Tom Cotter
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept. Page 27.
1984 Corvette - First of the C4 Era
1984 Corvette C4. Corvettes.
1978 Corvette Pace Car
1978 Corvette Pace Car. Corvettes. Page 13.
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.
1961 XP755 "Mako Shark" Corvette Concept
The 1961 Mako Shark concept car was the direct basis for the C2 Corvette design that arrived in 1963.
360 horsepower fuel-injected 327 cubic inch...
1963 Corvette Roadster fuel-injected engine. Page 24.
1962 Corvette Fuel-Injected Roadster Interior
1962 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 19.
This car was restored by Glenn Vaughn
1963 Split-Window Corvette. Corvettes. Page 25.
1973 Aerovette Experimental
1973 Aerovette Experimental. Corvettes. Page 20.
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine
1986 Corvette Indy Concept Engine. Page 25.
The Shape of Vettes to Come - Corvette Concept...
Through the 58 year history of Corvette, there have been numerous concept prototypes and alternate design explorations for America's Sports Car. Most of these ideas never see production, but occasionally these concept prototypes give us a glimpse of the future direction of the venerable Corvette.
Suck It Up
Corvette Air Intake. Corvettes. Page 4.
1962 Fuel-Injected 327 Cubic Inch V8 Engine
1962 Fuel Injected Corvette 327 Engine. Page 20.
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.
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.
Corvette Adventures Without The Stress
Take a Corvette Package Tour. Corvettes.
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.
3 Ways to Learn About Corvettes
3 great resources to learn more about Corvette history, Corvette seminars and advanced driving schools for Corvette owners.
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.
Rally Wheels with Trim Rings and Hub Caps
Project Corvette Restoration Wheel. Page 8.
10 Ways to Spot a 1956 Chevrolet Corvette
How can you tell a 1956 Corvette from the maiden convertibles or late-generation Roadsters of Corvette's earliest era? These 10 clues help you pick out a 1956 Corvette.
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.
1969 427 L88 engine
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 3.
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Logo Detail
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Logo Detail. Page 13.

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