Monthly Archives: May 2018

31 May 2018

National Corvette Museum Expansion

NCM Plans For Expansion Thirteen board members from the National Corvette Museum shared their plans for expansion. So Wendall Rode, the Executive Director, begins discussing building an addition providing more space for offices and exhibits. However the planning process, led by Manager Bob Hellmann, alone will last at least one year. They estimate the blueprints being ready and shown to the member next year. The same construction team that built the previous addition is handling this expansion as well. They […]

17 May 2018

Past, Present Future: Corvette

Think about what you love about yours as you read our conclusion to the past, present and future of the Chevrolet Corvette. 2005-2007 In 2005 Corvette created a lighter and shorter package with a longer wheelbase bringing about the C6 line. It’s also the first Corvette with headlights since 1962. It has a nicer interior, seats compared to past Corvettes. Finally it includes a powered top. A redesigned Z06 returns after taking a year off accompanied by an aluminum frame, […]

08 May 2018

Unique Classics

Everyone has an opinion on what makes cars unique classics. Some may think it’s the engine or the lines of the car. However others may think it’s the way the car handles, or the interior of the car. There isn’t a right or wrong answer. There’s only opinion. Here’s some unique classics that maybe you haven’t thought of. 1975 AMC Pacer X Levi’s Edition This one began as car intended for mass production. However they made mistake in the design […]

03 May 2018

Chevy Corvette: Past, Present, Future

1965-1976 Finally Chevy’s big block V-8 arrives in the form of 396-cubic-inch “L78” engine. Fuel injection disappears and four wheel disc brakes are the new standard. This 1968 Corvette is meant to resemble the Mako Shark II show car of 1965, offering a 435-hp, 427-cubic-inch engine. This third generation of Corvette begins a 14 year run on a carry-over chassis. In 1969 the 250,000th Corvette rolls of the line on November 19th. It’s gold with the option for a Z1 […]