C3 (1968-82)

The One 0

The One

The 1970 LT1 ranks high on anybody’s list of third-generation Corvettes, but for the owner of this ’70 convertible, the high-revving, curvaceous, chrome-bumpered LT1 is the most appealing Corvette of all.

Time Machine 0

Time Machine

Back in the late ’70s, Eckler’s built a small run of modified Corvettes to showcase its burgeoning parts business, including a unique hatchback design—a Corvette first.

A Tale of Two '82s 0

A Tale of Two '82s

What better complement to a pristine '82 Corvette than an immaculate one?

Against all Odds 1

Against all Odds

Despite being originally owned by a young drag-racing enthusiast, this 1969 L89 coupe remains in remarkably pristine and original condition.

Out in the Open 1

Out in the Open

Freed from long-term storage, this '75 Corvette gets to show off its colors.

Turning Point 1

Turning Point

After reaching a nadir in 1975, the Corvette’s performance rebounded over the ensuing years. With less weight and streamlined aerodynamics, the 1980 model was a much-improved sports car.

Persistence Beats Resistance 1

Persistence Beats Resistance

It took him nearly four decades to accomplish, cost a bundle and frayed plenty of nerves, but this East Coast enthusiast got back his first Corvette—one of the original Baldwin-Motion Performance Phase III coupes.

Sweet Revenge 1

Sweet Revenge

How do you get back at your brother for not letting you drive his Corvette? You buy one of your own, of course.

Delightful Excess 1

Delightful Excess

With early Corvettes, loading up on options mostly meant adding race-ready goodies. By the time this ’71 convertible rolled off the assembly line, a customer could pair luxury with big-block performance.

Winning Streak 1

Winning Streak

Twenty-two victories in a row—that’s what the Owens/Corning Fiberglas team accomplished with a pair of L88 Corvettes. Drivers Jerry Thompson and Tony DeLorenzo tell the story of their team’s success.

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