1962 Corvette | 2019 Streetside Classics Tampa (July 2019)

This is a ’62 Corvette that was at Streetside Classics Tampa in July of 2019. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. The engine of this one is a 5.4 liter Small-Block V8 that produces 300 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds and has a top speed of 129 mph.

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1962 Corvette | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’62 Corvette that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. The engine of this one is a 5.4 liter Small-Block V8 that produces 300 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds and has a top speed of 129 mph. This Corvette was auctioned off for $55,000.

1958 Corvette Restomod | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’58 Corvette that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. This one was modified to have an LS2 under the hood, which is a 6 liter V8 that produces 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed manual. This Corvette also has the suspension taken from a C4 Corvette. This Corvette was auctioned off for $159,500.

1962 Corvette | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is a ’62 Corvette that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. This is from the C1 generation of the Corvette, which was made between 1953 and 1962. The engine of this one is a 5.4 liter Small Block V8 that produces 340 horsepower and 344 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.8 seconds and has a top speed of 139 mph.

1954 Corvette | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is a ’54 Corvette that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. A total of 3,640 Corvettes were made in 1954. Most of them were polo white, but this isn’t one of them. The engine is a 3.9 liter Blue Flame straight-6 that produces 150 horsepower and 223 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 2-speed Powerglide automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 11.2 seconds and has a top speed of 102 mph. This car weighs 2,844 pounds since the body is fiberglass, and the chassis is a steel frame.

Car of the Day 10/24/18

Today’s car of the day is this this ‘58 Corvette that was in town yesterday. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. The engine of this one is a 4.6 liter Small-block V8 that produces 230 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds and has a top speed of 113 mph.