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1962 Chevrolet Corvette C1 RPO-687

This racing Corvette RPO-687 saw NASCAR royalty take on European sports-car sophistication. Did it triumph? We find out, on track at Goodwood.

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First production car with a fibreglass body 1953 Chevrolet Corvette C1

When you think of motoring in 1950’s America, it’s likely that lashings of chrome, tail fins and bodywork for miles will come to mind. It’s fair to assume lightweight materials won’t feature anywhere on the list of all of the things that make up mid-20th century Americana.

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1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C4

Conrad Webb’s 1990 Corvette went into hibernation in a barn for nine years and came out looking none the worse for its ordeal, as Paul Bussey discovers…

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1991 Jankel Tempest

Modified Corvettes? Man, they’re a dime a dozen… but British modified Corvettes? Meet the Jankel Tempest, Blighty’s contribution to the modified Corvette market…

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

This month we’re remembering the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept, something we (perhaps somewhat controversially!) reckon might have made a better-looking C7 or C8…

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette C2 Resto-Mod 510bhp

Choosing whether to restore or resto-mod an older corvette isn’t always easy. While wrestling with the merits of bringing back an original versus tampering with a classic, the final decision might depend on several factors. Often it’s dictated by the condition and history of the vehicle. After considering his options on a dilapidated ’63 split window, John Daniels’ direction was fairly obvious. Through his friend John Vestri of Vestri’s Vettes, a firm specializing in resurrecting non-original donor corvettes, he’d found a suitable project car in Arizona that had a good body and interior. But, the original running gear was gone, and a newer Chevy 350 crate engine was in the engine bay. lacking any numbers-matching parts, or any significant provenance, doing a resto-mod on this beleaguered corvette was basically a given.

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