Bowling Green Plant Open For Over 33 Years!

Amazing Success! The Corvette got its birth rights at a plant in Flint, Michigan where in 1953, three hundred of the first Corvettes where hand built! Production of the Corvette moved only one year later to a facility in St. Louis, Missouri, where the car was manufactured for 27 years. And then … [Read more...]

The Father Of The Corvette

The Man - The Legend Harley Earl had been producing "Dream Cars" or at least dream designs since the late 30's with his Buick Y-Job in '37 and in 1951 designed the elegant Buick Le Sabre. The Le Sabre incorporated a number of styling details gleaned from aerospace design. It was his deep … [Read more...]

Shawn Wood’s Corvette Love Story

Hey Shawn, Why 2013? I still get asked these two questions: "Why did you buy that 2013 Sixtieth Year Anniversary Edition Corvette? Why didn’t you wait for the new C7 Corvettes to come out and buy one of those"? Well as my story goes....my entire life I dreamed of the day when I could buy a … [Read more...]

Joe Atkins’ Corvette Love Story

Filling Station Hangout As a young boy I grew up around a filling station, that’s a gas station to you young folks, and observed many cars passing through.   I started around the time I was 7 or 8 years old until I was around 30 years old. There were always car buff’s hanging around there. I … [Read more...]

Corvette Love Story by Al Dobb

Corvette Love Story: That First Special Look My Corvette story starts at 17, during my boring Junior year of high school in 1974. I was 17, hanging out in the front of my mom’s house, my girlfriend on my mind, but waiting for a friend to show up. He is usually late but suddenly he pulled up in a … [Read more...]

The Birth of the Little Corvette

Most Corvette enthusiasts know the birthday of the Corvette was June 30, 1953 in Flint, Michigan. What most don’t know about the Corvette’s grandfather (General Motors), is that no corporation even came close to General Motors in its size, the scope of its enterprise or its profits. GM was twice as … [Read more...]

First Generation Corvettes (1953-1962)

The Birth of the Corvette - June, 1953 As the 1953 Corvette emerged, it was very appealing to the eye, plus with the fiberglass body, Corvette became the only vehicle of its kind right out of the factory! Still in all, it wasn’t perfect by no stretch of the imagination. Its chassis was stolen from … [Read more...]

The First Stingray (1963-1967)

Corvette Earns The Name "Stingray" Five decades after its introduction, the 1963 Corvette remains one of the most daring, comprehensive and completely thrilling automotive sports car designs of the century. Many sports car admirers would proclaim, the ’63-'67 Corvette Stingrays are the most … [Read more...]

Corvette Dreamer – The Beginning

So this is where it all began…. I grew up in the sixties in a small town in the central parts of New Jersey.  Third child of four, life was pretty good as I knew it.  My best friend, Steve, lived right across the street.  I was nine years old in the summer of 1967 and I was usually could be found … [Read more...]