Corvette Timeline Tails: Happy 102nd Birthday Zora Arkus-Duntov

So who was responsible for infusing the Corvette with it’s Mojo? Zora Arkus-Duntov. Zora was, without a doubt, the ultimate automotive corporate misfit to ever work in Detroit. By the time he saw the very first Corvette at the 1953 Motorama, he was 44 years old, a seasoned mechanical engineer, race car driver and builder. he was quoted as saying, “When I saw the Corvette at the Motorama, I thought it was the most beautiful car I’d ever seen.” And Duntov appreciated beauty. Just look at his stunning blond beauty wife and former Bluebell Girls dancer, Elfie Duntov. yes, Zora new a good-looking dame when he saw one and one look at the Corvette and he knew where he wanted to be – in the engineering department of Chevrolet, working on the Corvette. Read More

FOR SALE – C6.R Ridemakerz Corvettes

So after 2-1/2 years of enjoying the cars on a shelf in my Man Room, I decided it’s time to let someone else enjoy them. So, they’re FOR SALE. Each car is complete, ready to enjoy and has the R/C (radio controlled) chassis with lights and sound, a controller, battery charger and a selection of accessories. A maxed out RideMakerz car cost around $100 new. So, we’re letting each car go for just $50, plus shipping. Each car functions and is sold “AS IS.” The Jake C6.R was a very limited edition version and does not come with the external hood mounted engine, side pipes, wheelie bars, etc. it’s presented as the Corvette Racing “Jake” Corvette Read More

Scale Visions’ 2012 “Carlisle Blue” Corvette Series in 1:25th Scale

As a salute to Carlisle Productions for 30 years of Corvettes at Carlisle car shows, Chevrolet christened their new 2012 metallic light blue Corvette paint color, “Carlisle Blue.” Theune has been a part of the Corvettes at Carlisle scene for a long time and several of Don’s creations have been sold off with the proceeds going to the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation. To commemorate the new Carlisle Blue, Theune has created a special batch of his museum-quality scale visions. Read More