Author: Chip Lamb

2002 Corvette Avelate Coupe

Finished in blue with a matching interior and based upon a thoroughly modern 2002 Corvette, this remarkable vehicle is number five of only eleven Avelate Split Rear Window coupes produced. While the manufacturer is no longer building the car, some say that this custom is a look into Corvette’s future.

2000 Corvette Convertible

Following an absence of more than a decade, Chevrolet reintroduced the convertible roof option for the 1986 Corvette. This may require some explanation for younger readers, as in the mid-1970s the American car industry thought all convertible cars had one foot in the grave. With the introduction of the 5 […]

1989 Callaway Twin Turbo Convertible

Introduced to the press at Riverside International Raceway in late 1982, the long-awaited fourth-generation Corvette was stylish, sophisticated, worldly – and unlike any Corvette ever before. But the excitement didn’t last. Though the 1984 model racked up the second highest build in Corvette history (thanks to a 1.5-year long run), […]

1991 Greenwood G4R Body Kit Prototype

This one-of-a-kind 1991 G4R Series Greenwood prototype was handcrafted by 1970s racer John Greenwood. It is one of only three such C4 prototypes built, and the only one personally certified by Greenwood. The complete and fully functional body package includes the G4R super wing, a twin-nostril high-rise hood, hood louvers, […]

1963 327/360 Fuel-Injected Coupe

This 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Split-Window coupe is finished in the rare and correct Saddle Tan metallic over a Saddle leather interior. Under the hood, a correct and believed-original 327 cubic-inch, 360-hp, Rochester fuel-injected V8 is mated to a close-ratio Muncie M20 4-speed manual transmission and 3.70:1 Positraction rear axle. […]

1973 Porsche Carrera RS Touring

Porsche revived the Carrera name for its top-of-the-range 911 in 1972-73. Designated Carrera RS (Rennsport), the newcomer was intended as a limited-edition “homologation special” to enable the factory to enter Group 4 competition in the Special GT class, with a minimum build requirement of 500. However, the demand for this […]

1992 ZR-1 Coupe

The 1992 model year represented the third year of the ZR-1, with its Lotus-designed, 375-horsepower, 32-valve, 4-cam engine. ZR-1 emblems were added to the front fenders above the vents, instrument face plates and buttons were changed to black from gray-black, and the digital speedometer was relocated above the fuel gauge. […]

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car Convertible

Authentic, “no excuses” cars hold their value even in a down market, and this result bore that out, with fierce bidding from the outset {vsig}2009-4_2308{/vsig} This rare 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS NASCAR Pace Car finished in Dover White with Deluxe Blue Comfort Weave interior features its original matching-numbers 396-ci big-block […]

1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz “The Raindrop Car”

In 1958, Cadillac produced a total of 815 Biarritz convertibles. Five were taken straight from the assembly line to GM’s super-secret Styling Center, where they were highly modified. At least one of these cars has survived, reportedly the prototype of the “Raindrop” modification, and is presented here as part of […]