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Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet Corvette’

Okay, so let’s just get it out there upfront — there is no real conclusion to this topic, and never will be. It’s largely based on opinion, which differs person to person. That being said, you can gather a good bit by looking at the cars from each decade. Whether you’re looking for an investment or just trying to...

Joe Clevenger has been a car nut since he was a teenager. But this electrical contractor from Kansas City, Missouri has taken his skills and design to a whole new level. And eBay has always helped out this car guy. After graduating from a vocational high school, Clevenger was hired at a local Chevrolet dealership,...

eBay Listing: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR-2 – the very first GM sponsored Corvette Race Car Fathers and sons have a special relationship when it comes to cars. Time spent in garages, at car shows, rebuilding, building, or tearing apart cars can cement their bond. We dare to say that Harley Earl, like many a father...

Photo source: legos.com Legos have been used to create impressive model vehicles in the past, but Dave Slater, aka brickdater, has created a remarkable 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Dave has been infatuated with the ’69 C3 Corvette Stingray for as long as he can remember, and rather than forking over the money...

A rare first batch 1963 Corvette Stingray ZO6 has been raced, lost, and then found again. Now, it will be displayed and auctioned off for the world to see. Get ready to drool and pull out your wallet, this ZO6 comes with a great story to complement its amazing condition. The bidding could be record setting.

Photo credit: Steve Fecht for Chevrolet On February 12th, 2014, the earth opened up and swallowed eight rare Corvettes. Ever since that day (“Vette-steria”?), the automotive world has been hanging on every bit of information we can get about the cars and process of rebuilding. As the world watched in horror as...

eBay Listing: 1961 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 Pro Touring Custom Interior Corvettes are great whether unmodified or highly modified. The C1 built from 1953-1962 was a monumental car for Chevrolet, and while some deserve to be preserved in their original form for posterity, those highly modified examples only seem to make...

IAMAUTO Corvette by West Coast Customs The team at West Coast Customs took will.i.am’s idea of a classic 1959 Corvette and fused it with the modern amenities of a 2008 Corvette. Features include a custom hand-fabricated front end, white wall rims from Colorado Customs, Continental tires, a reupholstered interior...

On February 12th of 2014, the ground opened up in the early hours of the morning at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This shocking event rocked the auto enthusiast world as the 40 foot wide sinkhole swallowed 8 dream cars. Now, efforts are beginning to recover the lost cars, but it won’t be...

eBay Listing: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette – Car Craft Magazine cover model With the progressive presence of digital media, a generation that used to read car magazines cover-to-cover is fading away. Today we bring you a story that should illicit a set of memories and cause you to open up that box of buff car mags hidden...

FRP Customs is known for doing complete frame-off restorations, resto-mods, and custom car design. We couldn’t stop drooling over a unique 1978 Chevrolet Corvette — which showcased ARC Audio‘s expressive and articulate audio equipment — in their booth at the 2014 International CES show. The initial plan was to restore...

Like in many other areas of my life, my inspiration for my Collections on eBay came from my parents. Neither my mother nor my father were mechanics, in car sales or had anything to do with the auto industry. But for as long as I can remember, my father bought the family at least a half-dozen cool cars. My father...

by Alan Cesar Ultimate is unambiguous. It’s the pinnacle of achievement, the best there is. We put on the Ultimate Track Car Challenge to find the fastest car out there. Period. Lap times don’t lie, and if you’re not first, you might as well be last: Losers are not the ultimate. We choose Virginia International...

Many people picture a concours as an uppity-type of affair–one filled with Rolls-Royces, champagne, Grey Poupon mustard and fancy picnics on the lawn. If this is the case – and it often is – then the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a little different than your average concours. While it had...

Likes: Classic exterior design/ Valet-worthy brand image Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde exhaust personality Exotic Performance Dislikes: Price after options Messy convertible action VERY old infotainment package If we were going to pick one—and only one—automobile to represent what American sports cars are all about, there’s...

I finally got my aforementioned ’88 Paul Newman 300 ZX 2+2 out on the track. We hauled it (along with my Bobby Allison BRE 510) up to Laguna Seca for the Winter Speed Days event. Winter Speed Days is a track day event, not a race. Rich white guys come from far and wide, with half a million dollar, two-story haulers and...

[Updated 1/14/2013 with walkaround video by executive chief engineer, Tadge Juechter] Speculation is over. Here are real photos of the next generation C7 Corvette. The 2014 Corvette Stingray is the most powerful standard model ever, with an estimated 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. It is also the most capable...

Auto Show season is in full gear as the first show of the New Year, the Detroit Auto Show, is set to kick off with a press preview beginning on January 14th and our eBay Motors team will be there to cover the show. Officially called the North American International Auto Show, like in years past, you can expect to see...

2012 was a huge year here at eBay Motors. From original series to eBay Motors Racing to new car reviews and breaking news, we saw a lot of everything automotive going on in 2012, and we’re expecting nothing but more excitement as we move into 2013. Before all of that, though, kick your feet up and have a look back at...

Reuniting the Painted Body and Built Chassis Our eBay Project Car has come a long way since our last report. We built the entire rolling chassis with restored, rebuilt, and new parts sourced on eBay. It looks great, and is almost an art object on its own. The Daytona Blue paint work is complete and came out looking...