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Corvette history Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Corvette Dreamer

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R

Chevy’s boys down at the Bowling Green, Ky., plant sure are trying to get everyone’s attention, as they have recently released fresh teaser photos along with some stats on the limited-edition racing version of the iconic Z-series Corvette. According to Chevrolet’s recent media blast, the company … [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...]

1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray L88

At the peak of the 1960 performance cars came a very rare, mainly built for racing 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray L88 with an unadvertised horse power rating of 500! Chevrolet only made 116 of these rare rockets. Originally introduced in the 1967 Corvette, this transformation by Zora Duntov and … [Read more...]

Corvette C6 2005 – 2009 Part I

When it comes to building a great car that competes with luxury high performances cars two to three times its price, the engineers at Chevrolet know how to do it right! The best formulas of the C5 were used as a base, however the objective was to improve what was already a success. Refinement and … [Read more...]

Corvette C4 – 1990 -1996 Part II

That big news was, of course, the 1990 Corvette ZR-1 coupe (the ZR-1 was never available as a convertible). Nicknamed "King of the Hill," the ZR-1 was built around the Lotus-designed, Mercury Marine-built, all-aluminum 5.7-liter DOHC 32-valve LT5 V8 making an astounding 375 hp. That is, it made 375 … [Read more...]

Corvette C4 – 1984-1996 Part I

Corvette C4 - Part I 1984-1989 If someone every tries to sell you a 1983 Corvette…BUY IT! It would be the most RARE Corvette ever! NOT true! Hey, what happened to 1983? The drastic change from the previous-generation Corvette to the new one was so radical that it took a while to get the Bowling … [Read more...]

Corvette C5 1997-2004

The Most Completely Redesigned Corvette of Its Time The new fifth-generation C5 Corvette became the most completely redesigned Corvette since its origin in 1953. Scrapped was the C4 engine in addition to the total concept of how the C4 was engineered. This new generation Corvette would get a top … [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...]

The Case Of The Missing 1983 Corvette

The Year The Corvette Went Missing There are plenty of different makes and models of cars that are on the market today, but one of the most popular (and perhaps best looking) is the Chevrolet Corvette. It’s hard to find a car that lives up to the name or Corvette, especially when so many cars seem … [Read more...]


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