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
MARCH 11, 2010
Taking Track-to-Street Technology to a New Level
When the 2006 Corvette Z06 was introduced, it represented the closest connection to the Corvette race cars ever. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 closed the gap between racing and production even further. This year, Corvette continues its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition.
The Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition is another example of the expanded Corvette line-up. Five years ago, customers had the choice of a Corvette coupe or convertible. With the addition of the Z06, Grand Sport coupe and convertible and ZR1, Corvette enthusiasts now have more choices than ever.
Learn more about the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition here.
New to the Floor: Melon Metallic Prototype
The 1992 Melon Metallic was originally built as a Black Corvette with gray interior. GM took the Corvette from the assembly plant and did a test shot of the new color to test it for future years. GM never produced any other Melon Metallic Corvettes after this Corvette. Chevrolet made several different hues of Gold cars over the years, but this is the only Melon Metallic Corvette.
This special car is now on display in our Skydome, and is on loan to the Museum from Mark and Sheri Pieloch of Lincoln, NE. Do you have a sweet ride you'd be willing to loan us for display? Visit our website at www.corvettemuseum.org/display to learn more about this unique opportunity!
2010 Blade Silver Coupe Corvette Winner Drawn
Congratulations to Walter Shafer of Deerfield Beach, FL. Walter held winning ticket #29 for our 2010 Blade Silver Coupe raffle held today on Corvette Blvd. We sold 374 of the 500 tickets!
Next week is your chance to win a 2010 Build Your Own Z06 with $60,000 cash option! This raffle also offers 2nd prize of $1,000 cash and 3rd prize of $500 cash. Tickets are $500 each, and the raffle is limited to 500 tickets. So far, we've only sold 25 tickets!
Purchase your tickets online or by calling (800) 538-3883. You don’t have to be present to win and this raffle gives you THREE CHANCES. The drawing is Thursday, March 18 at 2 p.m. CT! Check out our Twitter page if you'd like ticket count updates!
Labor Day Event Celebrates 1960 and 1985 Corvettes
New for this year's Labor Day event is a special display to celebrate the 25th and 50th anniversaries of Corvette models. This year's spotlight is on 1960 and 1985 Corvettes.
If you are coming to our Labor Day event and are interested in being a part of this display, please contact Karen Renfrow in our Events Department at 270-467-8804 or 800-538-3883. You can also email her at email@example.com.
Featured Corvette Store Item
C6 Corvette Duet Polo.
This sporty polo features colorblock details at the front and back plus a fabric that has a beautiful, soft hand feel and moisture wicking to keep you cool and dry! Tonal National Corvette Museum embroidered on the left sleeve and the C6 Corvette emblem embroidered on the front left chest. 65% cotton/ 35% polyester. $59.00
Don't forget about our $8.99 and under sale going on now while quantities last! Shop online now at: store.corvettemuseum.org
New Family Event: Bunny Brunch
Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the Corvette trail! Join us for a full brunch, Easter egg scavenger hunt and much more on Saturday, March 27 at 10am in the Conference Center. Tickets are just $8 for children age 12 and under, and $12 for adults. The price includes museum admission for the egg scavenger hunt.
Pictures are available with the Easter Bunny in a Corvette for an additional fee, or bring your own camera!
Click here to download our new Events brochure with paper registration form! We also have these available if you want some to hand out at your event or club meeting. Call us and we'll mail you some!
NCM INSURANCE UPDATE
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