Why America's first astronauts all drove Corvettes

Alan Shepard showed up to space training in 1959 driving his '57 Chevy Corvette. After becoming the first American in space 50 years ago this very day, GM handed over the keys to a special 1962 Corvette as thanks for his bravery. And thus began a love affair between Astronauts and Corvettes. » 5/05/11 4:15pm 5/05/11 4:15pm

Washingon D.C.'s secret rotting Sting Ray Corvette

A nosy neighbor to a blighted Washington, D.C., townhome snapped a picture of a "rusted out old shell of a car" on bricks in its back yard. It turns out to be a highly-collectable 1963 Chevrolet Corvette — sort of. » 4/27/11 12:00pm 4/27/11 12:00pm

Peter Max's 36 Vintage Corvettes: The Full Story

In 1989, VH1 gave away 36 vintage Corvettes in a contest. The winner sold those cars to artist Peter Max, who let them rot in a Brooklyn parking garage for twenty years. The cars recently disappeared. This is their story. » 2/15/10 4:00pm 2/15/10 4:00pm

C6-Based C2 'Vette Vaporware: The Rossi 66

Following in the trend of late-model Corvettes being re-bodied to look like old 'Vettes, this illustration shows Blue Fusion's (that's actually the name of the company, not some fanboy's screen name) hopes for a car that combines the C6 chassis with C2 split-window styling. While this sounds like a great idea, they've… » 8/18/08 2:40pm 8/18/08 2:40pm

Ultra-Custom Citroen C2 Demo by SQ Plus

Six months of work by Manchester UK-based SQ Plus and hundred of thousands of dollars were all that stood between a stock Citroen C2 VTR and the ultra-custom finished product above. A demo for the firm's radical custom work and Alpine audio equipment, the car is worth in the exclusive neighborhood of $180,000, with… » 8/18/05 5:37pm 8/18/05 5:37pm