I saw a battered and dusty 1970 Corvette on eBay and I knew it deserved a better future By Clayton Seams One of my earliest Christmas gifts was a heavy book that profiled a century of American cars between 1899 and 1999. It quickly became my favourite possession, growing ragged and dog-eared as I carted […]
As we continue our exploration of Icelandic car culture, our next stop is with a very special friend of Petrolicious, Sigfús B. Sverrisson. To call Sigfús a “fixer” is an understatement. He was a tour guide. A Sherpa. A Chef. An Innkeeper. To say that our filming expedition to Iceland would not have been possible without Sigfús is […]
This 1972 Corvette is simply incredible. It was built specifically to win autocrosses, and has all the hardware. It has Detroit Speed’s prototype C3 Corvette suspension system in the front and rear, runs 315 Front and 335 Rear section tires, and is powered by a 600 HP Mast Motorsports LS3 and a four-speed Hightower crashbox. […]
Like many of us, Tom Nali of Tacoma, Washington, scratched and scraped every penny together that he could to buy his dream car, a 1976 Corvette. Weatherstripping is usually the first thing to show wear on an older car as it ages becoming brittle and cracking. This 1976 Corvette was no exception. After purchasing the […]
Owner of 1978 Corvette devastated after car is stolen from Woodward Dream Cruise Kelly Robinson has owned the beloved classic car for nearly two decades By Sierra Pedraja – Digital News Editor Click on Detroit Kelly Robinson went to the Woodward Dream Cruise thinking it was going to be a pleasant event and an appropriate […]
The Baldwin-Motion Corvette Maco Shark is extremely rare and expensive, costing around $17,000 in 1970, about the same as a Ferrari Daytona. Only 6 were made, and is extremely valuable. It is seen here winning an award at the 2015 Eyes On Design car show in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Here’s some information on the Phase III Vette: Baldwin-Motion is a legendary name as it represents some potent dealer built supercars from the American muscle car era. Invoiced as new and complete cars, these cars came with a warranty, and could be ordered by mail. In their day, companies such as Baldwin-Motion, Yenko and Shleby, […]
Owner: Andy from Kogarah, NSW 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Andy’s ’69 Stingray was built, he says, as a tribute to the ZL1. Except, instead of using an actual ZL1 block and a rational 427 cubic-inches, he uses the aftermarket Donovan aluminum block punched out to 540ci. He tops that with a […]