From the National Corvette Museum: February 9, 2017 1962 Corvette is the last of three to be restored, visitors can watch on-going work Three years ago, on February 12, 2014, viewers tuning in to their morning news witnessed and heard an almost unbelievable story – a sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in […]
Retired GM Engineer, Jim Wallace, started his automotive career in 1970 when he went to work for the Holley Carburetor Company and made the move to General Motors in 1975. He bought his first Corvette in 1964 and over the years, assembled an impressive collection of rare and mostly unrestored Corvettes. His very first Corvette […]
Darren Brown is a “Corvette guy” in West Des Moines, Iowa and the owner of Nostalgic Enterprises in Valley Junction – a Corvette repair shop. “It’s what I do…there’s probably not half a dozen Corvette shops left in this country, anyway,” he said. In 1961, Richard Helverson bought a 1954 Corvette and brought it back […]
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – After more than four months and 1,200 man-hours of painstaking craftsmanship, restoration of the milestone 1 millionth Corvette – a white 1992 convertible – is complete.
One day, George Talley received a phone call where he found out that his stolen 1979 Corvette had been found. With the help of Mark Reuss, Chevrolet was able to restore his Corvette as a thank you for his hard work and loyalty.
Months of planning went into figuring out which Corvette would make history, and exactly when it would be built. By Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press Auto Critic 11:07 p.m. EDT June 20, 2015 How did the one-millionth Chevrolet Corvette get to be No. 1,000,000? No, not just by coming after No. 999,999, smart-aleck. Go sit […]
Milestone damaged when earth opened beneath National Corvette Museum 2015-06-10 GM Press Release WARREN, Mich. – Craftspeople and technicians at the General Motors Design Center are painstakingly restoring the historic 1 millionth Chevrolet Corvette damaged nearly 16 months ago when a sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The restoration crew […]
One of the great things about Corvettes is not only their incredible history, heritage and performance, but their ability to forge long lasting impressions on their owners that can last a lifetime. In 1962, Stan Schmidt of Kansas traded his 1959 Chevrolet Impala and $300 cash on a Venetian Red 1957 Corvette that he found […]