1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Found in Driveway Of All Places

by Jerry Heasley as republished from SuperChevy.com, Photos Vette Magazine Staff Rare Finds: Mid-Year Driveway Discovery Dateline 2.7.16: Do people park vintage Corvettes in their home driveways for decades without moving them? Apparently so, according to this story. An original owner actually parked his Corvette, a ’66 convertible with removable hardtop, in his driveway in… Read More

My First Corvette Moment

While sitting in the showroom, I saw a car that I’d never noticed on the streets before and really didn’t know what I was looking at. As I walked around the car, it was the most beautiful thing I’d ever seen! It was low and sleek, and had the most interesting pointed rear window area. And where are the headlights?! Yes, it was a ‘65 Corvette Sting Ray Coupe. I must have looked like Jethro Bodine, all open mouthed and bucolic, gauking at the car, because I got the attention of a salesman. “You like that car, huh, kid?” “Oh yea!” I replied. There were racks with car brochures close by and the salesman took one of the Corvette brochures, scribbled his name on the front (as car salesmen are won’t to do!), handed it to me and said, “Here ya go kid!” Read More

Barn Find Maco Shark Corvette at 2011 Corvettes at Carlisle Show

Every year the Corvettes at Carlisle show has a theme. The theme for the 2011 Chip’s Choice Display was “Barn Finds.” Who doesn’t love an old barn find story? It’s a topic that cuts across all car interests. Today, barn finds have become a special interest category of its own. It seems that barn finds have sifted out into two groups. First there are the cars that look like they were just taken out of the barn – dirt and everything. What was once decades of dirt, blistered paint, animal droppings, sticks, and twigs has now become “patina.” And second are the cars that a normal human would have let rot back into the earth, only to have been beautifully and lovingly restored back to running and sometimes show car condition. For these cars, the “before and after” photos are a lot of fun. “You started with THAT?” Is a common comment. Read More