In a press release regarding the recent sale of VIN #0001 C8 for $3,000,000 at Barrett Jackson, Chevrolet revealed that the first customer cars will be delivered before the end of February.
“Corvette coupe production will begin at GM’s Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky in early February, with customer deliveries slated to begin before the end of February,” the statement reads. Requests for a more specific date on when the first C8 will be delivered were declined.
C8 Will Get 27 MPG on the Highway!
Chevrolet has revealed the EPA fuel-economy numbers for the 2020 Corvette. The upcoming mid-engine Vette is rated at 15 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway, which compares favorably against competitors including the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S and the outgoing C7.
1993 40th anniversary
In Ruby Red with Ruby Red interior, this beautiful example just arrived! It is in excellent condition with only 12k miles!
Priced to sell at: $24,900
Trades accepted. Excellent financing.
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1966 Beautiful & rare color combo L36
First year for the 427
What Mike likes about this Vette:
“I’ve always been curious why the black with red interior color combination is in such high demand! It must be a couple of reasons; one being the fact that the red interior is extremely striking and works well with the ergonomic layout of the dash pads and the cockpit configuration. Black of course in the 60’s was a very rare color and seldom used. The numbers speak for themselves on how few black Corvettes they built between 1963 and 1969.
So, could it be the fact that the rarity of the black with the red interior makes it more desirable because so few of them were ever built? Or is it truly in the eyes of the beholder and desirable because it makes such a statement? You decide and now that there’s been a considerable price reduction from the owner this car is going bye-bye!”
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Apex • Exit • Accelerate!!
This very sharp example came to us from a client who’s owned it for over 20 years. It’s been frame-on restored and features along with it’s very rare and sought after factory color combination, a matching #’s 390HP engine. Other options include the M-21 close-ratio transmission, a 3:70 Posi-traction differential, an AM/FM radio with electric antenna and (repro) knock-off wheels with Firestone radial tires.
Tuxedo Black w/Red interior, 427/390hp, 4-spd. manual transmission. The factory documented build date was March 17, 1966. All stampings and casting codes on the drive train support this date, as do the rest of the #’s.
Priced to sell fast
Thrill rides no!!!
Corvette Expo in the Smokies
March 20-21, 2020
The LeConte Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
June 25-27, 2020
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Have a special event coming up? Let us know and we will let others know.
Corvette From The Inside
Signed by Author
Corvette Chief Engineer 1975-1992
Other books and artwork available.
Real Kelsey Hayes Knock offs and Bolt-Ons for sale.
Tires, repro wheels, and caps.
Call for pricing.
Discounted Parts Table Items
Pictures Available Upon Request.
- 1956-1962 Corvette Hardtops – Priced from $4,888.
- 1963-1967 Corvette Hardtops – Priced from $2,000.
- 1968-1975 Used convertible top assembly. Good condition.
- 1957 Corvette Fuel Injection Unit – taken off of a ’57 Corvette engine, completely rebuilt and is ready to use. Part #7014520. Price $5,500 OBO (make us an offer).
1969 L88 Holley 4bbl carburetor – Completely rebuilt (by Jerry Luck) and ready to install. 3955205 R4296 932. Price: $4,500 $3,500.
One pair of factory aluminum cylinder heads for big-block Chevy. Pt.#3919842. These heads were original equipment on ’68 & ’69 L88 and L89 engines. Both heads in excellent condition. $4,500 $3,900 for the pair.
Artwork by Sam Wagner. 1960 corvette with Mickey Mouse, 45? x 30 Framed.
Priced at $3,000
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