View Full Version : 23 years later, this stolen Corvette is still hot

12-21-12, 07:39 AM
23 years later, this stolen Corvette is still hot

Vintage sports car now listed on EBay is in showroom condition, with 67 miles on the odometer after being parked in a storage locker since 1989.

By Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times
December 21, 2012

Corky Rice is shown with the Corvette that was parked in a storage locker since it was stolen in 1989.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / December 17, 2012)

The cherry-red 1989 Corvette convertible that Corky Rice has is in cherry condition.

It ought to be. It still has its original new car invoice sticker on its windshield and a mere 67 miles on its odometer.

The shiny two-seater was stolen in 1989 from the new car sales lot at what was then called C & M Chevrolet in San Diego and driven straight to a nearby self-storage facility, where it was locked in a garage-size unit and left there — for 23 years.

Full Story: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-old-corvette-20121221,0,746160.story

12-22-12, 08:13 PM
I saw this article in our local newspaper today.
How much did the guy pay total over the years for the storage fees? :w

12-22-12, 10:44 PM
According to the story, the renter paid over $70,000.00 in rent.

Read about why the police did not charge him with a crime.