American Car Collector

1966 427/425 Coupe

  At first glance, one might think this is just another nicely restored big-block Corvette. But that perspective is to be significantly altered with the realization that this is a 15,000-mile original car that wears its original paint and interior. Chip Miller was, and still is, widely considered one of […]

1968 Scuderia Filipinetti L88 Coupe

  The Greder Corvette, s/n 410300, holds a unique place in Le Mans history, not only as one of the most successful, and well-traveled, Corvette race cars in the world, but also as the survivor of one of Chevrolet’s “back door” racing programs, managed and implemented by Zora Arkus-Duntov. The […]

1988 Corvette Challenge Race Car

Chevrolet went racing with the Corvette in 1988, producing 56 cars for the inaugural season of the Powell Development America-inspired SCCA Corvette Challenge Series. The white coupe offered here is one of those original 56. The Challenge cars were identically outfitted with standard equipment, including the 245-hp cross-fire fuel injection […]

2003 Z06 Hard Top

When Chevrolet revisited its past to introduce a new Z06 two-door hard top in 2001, it also added $7,000 to the base car’s $40,475 sticker price. The new Z06 offered a new, more powerful engine, the 386-hp LS6. The LS6 had a new block, new intake and exhaust manifolds, new […]

1958 283/245 Convertible

Although the cars built from 1953 to 1955 introduced the Corvette to America, it was the 1956 second series that truly earned the title “America’s Sports Car.” The clean good looks of Harley Earl’s new body design struck a chord with the American public, and it quickly outsold the older […]

1964 350 Convertible Resto-Mod

  Introduced in 1963, the Bill Mitchell-designed Corvette Sting Ray was a quantum leap in the Corvette’s ongoing development. Equipped with a revolutionary yet simple independent rear suspension conceived by Zora Arkus-Duntov, the Corvette matured into a true sports car. Continuously improved, the Corvette featured an ever-expanding list of available […]

1967/74 “Delmo Johnson” Race Car

After many years in retirement, Corvette Grand Sport racer Delmo Johnson was encouraged by some Texas friends to become involved in vintage racing. He acquired this, his last race car, around 1990 from his old friend John Mecom, an equally famous Texan. The car began life in 1967 as a […]

1990 “Active Suspension” Prototype

This vehicle pioneered the advantages of “Active Suspension” and featured GTP Corvette race car technology. Built at the Bowling Green plant, the vehicle was developed as a prototype for a limited-edition run in the 1990 model year. This is a concept vehicle. This vehicle will be conveyed to the buyer […]

1999 Lingenfelter LS7 Twin-Turbo Coupe

The name John Lingenfelter has become a legend in the world of performance engineering. For over 30 years, it has been synonymous with world-class performance, taking great cars and trucks and reinventing them. Lingenfelter has twice worked his magic on this 1999 Corvette, adding twin turbochargers and beefy internals to […]

GM Heritage Fleet: C4 Dreams and C5 Mules

General Motors captured the spotlight at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction from January 11–18, 2009, when it released 252 cars from its Heritage Fleet for no-reserve sale. (The Heritage Fleet must be differentiated from GM’s Heritage Collection; the former are surplus or less important cars, the latter are the milestone cars […]