Leslie J. Allen tours the National Corvette Museum and the assembly plant that makes the sports car. The factory in Bowling Green, Ky., marked its 30th anniversary last year and attracts as many as 50,000 visitors a year.
Corvette Museum Sinkhole : Top Cars Retrieved - Video
Video of the tops cars retrieved from the sinkhole inside National Corvette
Historic Vehicles Pulled from National Corvette Museum Sinkhole for
Chevrolet to Commence Restoration Efforts
March 2014, Bowling Green KY: Generations of car fans worldwide will be
relieved to know that the iconic,irreplaceable vehicles damaged in the
National Corvette Museum sinkhole have been retrieved - and are on their
way to General Motors Design in Warren, Michigan for repair and
The collapse occurred on Wednesday, February 12 at approximately 5:40 AM
CST in the museum's domed section. Fire Department officials estimated the
hole to be approximately 40 wide and 25 to 30 feet deep.
Among the vehicles damaged included: a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder, a 2009 ZR1 Blue
Devil 1962 black Corvette, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, a 1992 White 1 Millionth
Corvette, a 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette, a 2001 Mallett Hammer
Z06 Corvette and a 2009 white 1.5 Millionth Corvette.
General Motors Design in Warren, Michigan, will lead the project. The cars
will be shipped to the Mechanical Assembly facility, a small specialty shop
within GM Design, where the best restoration approach will be determined.
Mechanical Assembly has been part of GM Design since the 1930s, and today
maintains and restores many of the vehicles in the GM Heritage Collection
and GM's historic concept cars.
The National Corvette Museum is independently owned, and supported solely
by charitable donations from enthusiasts. It is currently accepting
donations on its website to assist in refurbishing the facility. Donations
Corvettes At Carlisle 2012 Downtown Parade
This video is from my GoPro on top of my 1977 Steel Cities Gray Corvette.
It starts on the Carlisle Fairgrounds and moves through the entire parade
route. There were no burnouts but PLENTY of engine revving! Enjoy!
Chevy Corvette Museum Delivery Experience From Bob Huffman
Bob Huffman, Vice President of the Baton Rouge Corvette Club, recently took
delivery of his 2011 Corvette Grand Sport 4LT Coupe at the National
Corvette Museum via the Museum Delivery option.
Bob purchased his Vette right here at Ross Downing Chevrolet, and was kind
enough to share his experience with us! For more details of the Corvette
Museum Delivery program, visit http://www.chevycorvette.com/museum-delivery
C7 Corvette - Yes, it Really is That Good
Matt heads to Monterey, CA during Pebble Beach week for a 300-mile test
drive of the new C7 Corvette Stingray with Z51 package. It's so good it's
practically unbelievable, and for the first time ever, Corvette owners
won't have to make excuses.
Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman Talks About C7 Corvette Production
CorvetteBlogger spoke with Dave Tatman, Manager of the Corvette Assembly
Plant in Bowling Green, KY. Tatman provides us with an update on the
production of the 7th generation sports car which began in Aug. 2013. We
also question him on the quality inspections the new Corvettes go through
as well as ramping up production for exports and the forth coming
Learn more at the C7 Corvette Stingray at CorvetteBlogger.com:
Corvette Museum SinkHole - Corvette Museum Sink Hole
http://www.iBuyCollectorCars.com - Eight Corvettes have been swallowed up
at the Corvette Museum in Kentucky by an enormous sinkhole. Looking for a
home that might someday be eaten up by a sinkhole, either in Arizona or
Chevy Corvette Stingray C7: Behind the Scenes of it's Design, Engineering & Build - Part One
MotoMan travels to Bowling Green, Kentucky & Detroit to learn how the
Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray was created and meets Tadge Juechter, Chief
Engineer, Tom Peters, Design Director, Dave Tatman, Plant Manager along
with the rest of the people behind the return of the Stingray . . .
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manufacturer show cars to driving military prototype vehicles. Back at the
studio, Mean Gene takes apart the newly introduced cars and provides his
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2010 Corvette Grand Sport Twin Turbo
This is a 2010 Corvette grand Sport that a customer brought to us. We
wanted to show his real reaction with the increased horsepower. This is a real
pick up and test drive with a customer. Please be courteous, and share if
you like the video!
We put on the 1000hp rated turbos, dual
turbosmart wastegates, turbosmart blow off valve, Pfadt X-Pipe. Thank's
to turbosmart, Deatsch Werks, and Pfadt
for great products!
General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant
Every Corvette made today is produced in Bowling Green, Kentucky. See the
step by step production of America's favorite sports car on this one-mile
walking tour. Tours typically offered Monday-Thursday at 8:30 am, 11:30
am, 12:45 pm and 2 pm. Call or go online for tour schedule and
reservations. Internal business matters can cause cancellation of tours;
it is best to call ahead. No cell phones, cameras, purses, back or fanny
packs. Closed toe shoes only. Must be 7 years or older, school groups
must be 3rd grade or above. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to tour time.
The National Corvette Museum also offers indepth, behind the scenes VIP
Plant Tours for guests wanting a smaller, more intimate and personal