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Corvettes: Most Popular Articles

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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 long should I warm up my Corvette in the...
Do you need to warm up your Corvette engine in the winter or can you just start it and go? The answer depends on this one factor.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 in Jay Leno's Garage
Jay Leno has added another car to his infamous collection. This time he picked a 2015 Corvette Z06. Watch what happens when he takes it for a drive.
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!
What's the Best Engine Oil for Your Corvette?
An article outlining the decision factors in choosing engine oil for your Corvette.
What Makes the C4 Such a Good Starter Corvette?
C4 Corvette (1984-1996). Corvettes.
Should You Rebuild or Replace Your Corvette's...
FAQ about Corvette Engine Swap and Replacement
How the Corvette Has Changed Through Generations
A brief history of Corvette cars according to their generations.
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.
Corvettes Owners: LS7 Engine Problems &...
Find out more behind LS7 worn valve guide problems and three things to check if you suspect this issue is affecting your engine.
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
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.
The Most Powerful Crate Engine Ever Offered by GM
LSX454 Corvette Engine. Corvettes.
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.
Is Your Corvette a Good Investment?
About the value of Corvettes appreciating over time as an investment.
How to Sell a Corvette
How to Sell a Corvette in 9 Easy Steps
C3 Corvette (1968-1982)
C3 Corvette - (1968-1982). Corvettes.
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project
Describes the process of finding a good Corvette restoration project car.
C1 Corvette (1953-1962)
A brief profile of the C1 Corvette
Sharpen Up Your Corvette's Steering And Handling
Buy a rebuild kit for your Corvette steering and suspension rebuild
The first 100 years of one of America's...
A short history of the first 100 years of Chevrolet
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake...
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake Vacuum Booster
How To Refresh Your C3 Corvette Gas Tank in 8...
Step by step instructions for refreshing your third generation Corvette gas tank
How to Re-Cover Your Corvette Steering Wheel
How To Restore the Cover on Your Corvette Steering Wheel
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
C2 Corvette (1963-1967)
C2 Corvette (1963-1967). Corvettes.
Aftermarket: Best Replacement Tires for a C6...
Some experts name the OEM Goodyear tires as a weak point for the C6 Corvette. We name the best replacement tire and include a fitment guide here.
Spotting and Fixing Corvette Frame Damage
How to spot and fix frame damage to your Corvette
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).
Fuel Injection Takes The 1957 Corvette To A...
1957 Fuel-Injected Corvette. Corvettes.
Ultimate Muscle - Corvette L88 427
1967 1968 1969 L-88 Corvette 427
How to Read Your Oil Can
Corvette engine oil - API Ratings
1963 Corvette Z06
1963 Corvette Z06. Corvettes.
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?
The First Corvette
Profile of the 1953 Corvette. Corvettes.
Freshen and Upgrade Your Corvette's Ignition
Upgrading Your Corvette's Ignition System
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.
3 Rare Corvettes for Sale
Mecum auctions 3 rare, beautiful and expensive Corvettes, including this $500,000 Tuxedo Black 1967 Corvette Convertible.
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.
How to Keep Mice Out of Your Corvette
Mice can chew wires, ruin upholstery and clog any openings in your stored Corvette. Keep rodents from setting up residency in your car with these tips.
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.
5 Of The Most Expensive Corvettes For Sale
Meet some of the finest classic Corvettes in existence, all with less than 10,000 miles; all from one amazing collection.
Can I Rebuild My Corvette Engine Myself?
Can you assemble your own Corvette engine, or should you take it to a professional engine rebuilder?
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.
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.
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
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.
Restoring Your Corvette Wheels
Things to know when you plan to restore Corvette Wheels
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.
Build Your Own C7 Corvette Challenge Racecar
For the new Corvette Challenge race series, Chevrolet didn't build a brand-new car. It modified the 2016 Corvette Z51 with high performance parts. And you can too.
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Price Info
Details on the 2016 Corvette Stingray price, 2016 Corvette Z06 price and 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition price. Includes info for all trim levels.
What Can Chevy Do To Attract Younger Buyers to...
The aging of Corvette buyers. Corvettes.
Restore the Spark in Your Corvette's Engine
Prepare to Restore Your Corvette Ignition System
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.
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.
Can You Drive a Corvette Stingray in the Winter?
Driving your Corvette Stingray in winter is challenging, but certainly not impossible. Here are 5 tips to help you handle your snowy trip.
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).
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.
2015 Corvette Beats Porsche 911 and Cayman
It's official (so says J.D. Power): the 2015 Corvette is more satisfying than the Porsche 911. Car and Driver also picks the Corvette over its competitors.
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy. Corvettes. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
26 Rare & Low-Mileage Corvettes, One...
Many avid car collectors have a distinct attribute that catches their eye. For Ed Foss, it was low-mileage Corvettes. His collection of 26 rare Corvettes is astonishing … and it's for sale.
Refreshing Your 1974-1982 Corvette's Rear...
How to replace the bumper skin on a 1974-1982 Corvette
How to Pick a Car Cover For Your Corvette
When selecting a car cover to protect your vehicle, it's essential to consider a few things before you make a purchase. Here's a look at what you'll want to keep in mind.
About Your Corvette's Catalytic Converter
About your Corvette Catalyst Converter
Five Steps To Shine Your 'Vette Up For Spring
Thoroughly Wash Your 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.
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.
Best Corvette Car Shows in 2016
Corvette car shows bring together beautiful cars, Corvette enthusiasts and Corvette clubs all at one site. The best events are more than just car shows, with unique displays, tech seminars and driving activities. Plan your next trip with the best Corvette car shows in 2016.
2016 Corvette Price List for Options and Upgrades
2016 Corvette Price List for Options
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.
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.
C2 Corvette Coupe Drag Racer
C2 Corvette Drag Racing. Corvettes. Page 12.
1976-1977 Corvette - The Last Sharks
1977 Corvette. Corvettes.
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.
Corvette Guide: Which Corvettes Used Carburetor...
Through its 60-plus year span, Corvette has experimented with numerous induction setups. Use this convenient guide to see which systems were offered each year.
Corvette Owners Sue Chevrolet Over LS7 Engine...
A small group of C6 Corvette owners has filed a proposed class action lawsuit in a California federal court over reliability issues with a Corvette engine.
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 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.
Man Cries 'Fraud' After Buying 1964 Corvette...
After winning a 1967 Corvette coupe in auction, one man realized his dream car was just a dressed up 1964 Corvette. This is certainly a case of buyer beware that anyone shopping in the Corvette collector market should take note of.
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.
Corvette Wraps 2015 Production With Record Z06...
Chevrolet has released the final production numbers for the 2015 Corvette. Fewer models were built overall than the year before, but the C7 Z06 closed its first year with record high production numbers.
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.
Best Summer Corvette Shows for 2016
Add a trip to one (or all) of these Summer 2016 Corvette shows, and you'll find yourself embedded in a beautiful environment dedicated to America's sports car.
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes. Page 2.
Best Corvette Shows in 2016 - Late Summer &...
Don't plan on putting away that Corvette just yet! There's still plenty of exciting events in late summer and fall. Check out some of these favorite Corvette shows for 2016.
Specs on Corvetts C7.R Race Car
Full specs on Corvette's C7.R race car.
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 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 Pilot Alpin PA4: Michelin's Winter Tire for...
Corvette's OE tire, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, is not built for winter weather. I talk with product expert Jim Knowles to learn why the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 is the best Corvette winter tire.
The 2015 Corvette Stingray and Z06: Everything...
This comprehensive guide to the 2015 Corvette includes details on pricing, packages and options, technical specifications and production details for the Stingray and the Z06.
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 enthusiasts.
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.
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.
Buying a Rental Corvette? 5 Things To Be Wary Of
Thinking of buying a Corvette that once was a rental car? Better consider these five things first.
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.
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.
4 of the Best Corvette Videos
The best Corvette videos, including Corvette racing, the world's fastest Corvette, Joe Biden in the new Stingray and the new Transformers movie.
Start Right to Finish Right
When you start restoring a Corvette engine, take careful notes of where everything goes. Page 2.
3 Ways to Learn About Corvettes
3 great resources to learn more about Corvette history, Corvette seminars and advanced driving schools for Corvette owners.
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.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 15.
Collectible Corvette Market Cools Slightly
Sales for collectible Corvettes heated up to almost $700,000 over the summer, but things cooled for the last major auction, with no Vettes making the list of the Top Ten sales.
1961 Mako Shark Corvette Concept
1961 Mako Shark Concept Corvette
1986 Corvette Indy Concept
1986 Corvette Indy Concept. Corvettes. Page 24.
Classic Look, Custom Power: Adding Performance...
Michael Schultheis and his 1967 Chevrolet Corvette won a Celebrity Choice Award at the 2015 Funfest. We talked with Michael to find out more about what makes his C2 special.
Restoring Your Corvette's Engine Bay
Restore your Corvette engine bay
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe Rear-View
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe. Page 16.
50 Years of Corvettes at Le Mans
50 Years of Corvettes at Le Mans
Why This L88 Corvette Sold For Only \$330,000
Why Did This L88 Corvette Sold For Only $330,000?
How to Winterize Your Classic Corvette
If you plan to park your classic Corvette for longer than a month, this helpful guide will help you get your car ready for winter storage.
Rare in its own way
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Rear View. Page 6.
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.
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.
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.
Original Interior
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Interior. Page 8.
What's the best winter tire for a Corvette...
If you plan to drive your Corvette Stingray in the winter, it's crucial to swap out your summer tires. Find the best ultra high performance winter tire recommendations here.
A New Corvette Race Opportunity for Entry-Level...
Take a new Corvette Stingray with the Z51 high performance package. Add Chevrolet-engineered high performance parts. Mix in one professional racer. What do you get? Meet the all-new Corvette race series.
Zora Arkus-Duntov Memorabilia - Helmet
Zora Arkus-Duntov Memorabilia - Helmet. Page 29.
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.
427 cubic inches of fun!
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 7.
Corvette Adventures Without The Stress
Take a Corvette Package Tour. 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.
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.
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).
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept
1963 Corvair Monza SS Concept. Corvettes. Page 14.
1969 427 L88 engine
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 3.
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.
1973 Chevy Aerovette Experimental Engine
1973 Chevy Aerovette Experimental Engine. Page 22.
1962 Fuel-Injected 327 Cubic Inch V8 Engine
1962 Fuel Injected Corvette 327 Engine. Page 20.
Corvette Racing's Manager Talks About His Team,...
Doug Fehan, program manager for Corvette Racing, talks about where he sees his team in the future, why he's confident about the 2015 season and how he really feels about the new Ford GT supercar.
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept
1992 Corvette Sting Ray III Concept. Page 27.
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?
All the King's Men
Profiles of the men who designed and engineered the Chevrolet Corvette throughout its history.
1968 Corvette - The First Stingray
1968 Corvette. Corvettes.
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).
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.
2016 Corvette Price List for New Design Packages
You can customize your 2016 Corvette Stingray or 2015 Corvette Z06 with one of three new design packages: Twilight Blue, Spice Red and Jet Black.
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.
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 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.
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.

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