Vette(s): SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682) "BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops
February 18, 2010
General Motors Spotlights Corvette Museum Delivery Program
Former U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff General Richard Cody is now in possession of his 10th Chevy Corvette, but instead of driving the 2010 Torch Red Grand Sport Convertible off a dealership lot, he recently picked it up at the National Corvette Museum.
The idea to watch his car being built came to Cody from GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, who suggested that seeing the build process would enrich Cody’s ownership experience. Cody made it a family affair, bringing along his son, Major Clint Cody, just back from Iraq where he was an Army Apache helicopter pilot; and his brother, Bob Cody, a Chevrolet dealer in Montpelier, VT. Read more
You, too can have a red-carpet experience with our R8C Delivery program. Learn more about this exciting experience here.
A Story of 36 Vintage Corvettes
Just last week Daniel McDermon published a story in the New York Times about 36 vintage Corvettes that had been stored in his apartment building's basement garage for years. The cars had been part of a promotion by VH-1 in 1989 and one lucky winner, a carpenter from Long Island, received the prize of Corvettes from years 1953 to 1989. The cars were sold to Pop Art icon Peter Max, who has basically had them in storage ever since.
We found the original article, plus follow up investigative reports on Jalopnik and Digital Corvettes quite interesting. We think you'll enjoy them, too! (Click the names of all three mentioned publications to read their stories).
Build Your Own Coupe or Convertible Corvette!
Two weeks from today is your next chance to win a Corvette! We will be raffling off the chance to Build Your Own Coupe or Convertible. Tickets are $100 each, and the raffle is limited 1,994 tickets.
Purchase your tickets online or by calling (800) 538-3883. You don’t have to be present to win. The drawing is Thursday, March 4 at 2 p.m. CT!
George Dupont Joins One Acre Club
Acre by acre the National Corvette Museum is working towards our dream of owning and operating a first class Motorsports Park - but we need your help! By joining the 'One Acre Club' like our friend George Dupont you can earn track time once the park is completed.
"As a Founding Member of the National Corvette Museum I have been an ardent supporter since its inception. The Motorsports Park offers one more way for us to insure that we retain the history and greatness of this product for current and future generations," Dupont said.
Dupont is from Prosper, Texas and is a member of Corvette Legends of Texas Club and the Texas Chapter of NCRS. In addition to being a founding Lifetime member of the Museum, he's also a member of the Duntov Society and Winner's Circle. Learn more about this on-going project at www.motorsportspark.org.
NCM Insurance Launches New Website
Did you know the National Corvette Museum has its own Insurance Agency on-site, and we can offer you collector car insurance on nearly any make or model? Check out our new Insurance website to learn more about Collector Car Insurance and why it gives you better protection at a lower price! www.ncminsurance.com
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