PRICE REDUCED December 2019. New Photos Added 11/2/19. [Previously noted issue with hairline crack in rear 1/4 panel was professionally repaired]
1966 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible RESTOMOD. Complete frame-off restoration by Fort Pitt Classic Cars (Pittsburgh, PA) in 2014. Better than original - upgraded to modern automotive standards for improved driving comfort and performance, while maintaining the awesome original appearance. Refitted with a 2010 LS2 Engine and matching 6 Speed AUTO Transmission, and upgraded with numerous improvements inside and out (described below).
Excellent condition. Only 300 miles since restored. APPRAISED IN 2014 AT $100,000 AVERAGE MARKET VALUE. Copy of appraisal available upon request. Serious inquiries only.
Custom Midnight Blue Metallic paint with black hood cowl, black interior, Procar Elite leather lumbar seats with headrest, and new convertible top. Performance upgrades include Sharkbite suspension with adjustable coil-over shocks at all four corners, new front and rear anti-roll bars, improved geometry polished aluminum upper A-arms for better handling, over-sized radiator and cooling fan, upgraded hydro-boost master brake cylinder, high performance 4 wheel disc brakes, new power steering, custom exhaust with period correct side pipes, and Billet polished aluminum wheels with over-sized all season radial tires.
New interior with heat and sound proofing underlayment, Billet aluminum steering wheel, tilt steering column, modern technology analog gauges, new Vintage A/C system, power windows, power door locks, new sound system, and Viper alarm system.
Classes have begun for owners of new 8th-generation Chevrolet Corvettes at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School in Pahrump, Nevada. Instruction started June 1 for the owners of the mid-engine Corvettes to learn the ropes of performance driving on the track at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club, which recently reopened after a mandatory […]
When we talk about America, we instinctively talk about cars. Well… at least I do. Maybe it has something to do with me being a huge car enthusiast? I definitely think so. In this article I will dig into the American car culture and find my all-time American dream car. No! It will not be […]
Hennessey Performance Engineering wasted no time getting to work on the mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The Texas tuner added a nitrous oxide system to the recently released sports car, then took it out for a top-speed run and achieved a claimed 205.1 mph. That speed was reached at the Continental Tire Proving Ground in […]
The 2020 Corvette, the first mid-engine model in the marque’s 67-year history, has had a difficult start. First, its release was pushed back due to reported development delays regarding its aluminum spaceframe and electrical architecture. Then, production was delayed at least two months due to a strike by the United Auto Workers. Now, the coronavirus has […]
With the Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19, instead of happening later this month, the Pick of the Day celebrates one of the 15 times that Corvette has served as the official pace car. The 1998 Chevrolet Corvette Indianapolis Pace Car convertible is one of the limited-edition factory replicas of the Indy 500 […]
The 2014 C7 Chevrolet Corvette won the Fiberglass Follies by a front clip over pre-race favorite, the 1990 ZR1. The 1978 Indianapolis 500 pace car, the first Corvette to pace at the famed race, finished third. The race was a figment of the imagination designed to fill a void in the real horse racing scheduled […]
Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has executed big plans for the 2020 C8 Corvette. HPE will offer up to 1,200 horsepower for the new mid-engine Corvette with a specially designed twin-turbo system that will include a specially built LT2 V8 engine with upgraded engine internals including forged aluminum pistons (10.0:1 compression ratio) and forged steel connecting […]
Chevrolet produced only 300 examples of its Corvette sports car for the 1953 model year, and according to the dealer in Phoenix advertising the Pick of the Day on ClassicCars.com, this one, the 87th produced, “is one of the most important extant.” And thus the $249,800 asking price for this 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. According to […]
As if a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette isn’t racy enough, the Pick of the Day boosts it up a notch with a “Grand Sport” replica body kit that emulates the race cars that GM sponsored briefly in the 1960s, as originally envisioned by the legendary Corvette guru Zora Arkus Duntov. This wild-looking roadster is a “street […]
The much-anticipated and now rolling-off-the-assembly-line mid-engine C8 edition of the Chevrolet Corvette is one of those cars considered to be an instant classic. But with the engine now located behind rather than in front of the driver, it should be a good time for even long-time Corvette owners to go back to school. Driving school, […]