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"When we bought our first Corvette, we didn’t know it was the start of a new lifestyle." Boy, can some of us relate! Enjoy these stories of the enthusiasts – and the cars – who prove that Corvette is a lifestyle!

Everywhere we go, we meet someone with a Corvette story. Whether it is multiple generations of families holding true to the Corvette love, a Corvette Club, a group of friends, or the neighbor, co-worker or acquaintance who thinks Corvettes are really cool, the Corvette passion keeps growing. This collection of stories is told by the people who live the Corvette passion. From a love of America’s Sports Car that ignited with its introduction in 1953 to a labor of love Corvette rebuild that lasted 2 ½ years, these are your stories told from your perspective. Thanks for keeping the Corvette passion alive!
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  • My Daughter Waits Patiently

    Don Webb

    My love for Corvettes started when my father was a General Manager at a Chevrolet Dealership in Tennessee. I was 11 years old. We had two brand new 1960 Corvettes hidden in our basement garages before they were ready for the new car reveal. I was home alone and noticed the keys were in the cars.

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  • 1962 Corvette

    Bob Franasiak

    In February of 1966, my parents rented our upper flat to newlyweds. They wanted to rent the spare garage for a "special" car.

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  • Our American Idle II / 1991 Corvette Roadster

    Karl Engel

    My wife Eileen and I have always admired the design of the fourth generation Corvette. Our last C4 was Arctic White 1994 LT1, which was lost to the East Coast super storm "Sandy." One day, my wife and I spotted our American Idle II - a bright red C4 convertible with red and black interior.

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  • Paid $1,700, stolen 5 times

    Barbara Montgomery

    I owned a 1962 Corvette in 1970. I paid $1,700.00 for the car. I lived in St. Louis and had to park it on the street. It was stolen 5 times.

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  • It’s About Time!

    Jim Roban

    My first sighting of a Corvette was in 1961. I was hooked! I even had a band back in the 60s, 70s and 80s called the Corvettes!

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  • Lincoln Heights

    Martin Sicairos

    I met my wife when I was 24 she was 18. She came from a strict family and we always had a chaperone on dates. That is, until I got a 1973 Corvette!

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  • Dreams Do Come True!

    William Pierce

    Coming from a family of die hard Corvette enthusiasts, I couldn't help but want a Z06.

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  • One Sports Car Lover's Dream

    Elvis Valla

    I remember being a wide-eyed adolescent when the new 1984 Chevrolet Corvette was introduced. I loved the multi-color LED dash, snug Recaro-styled seats, clamshell hood and the peacock effect of theater in the way the headlight buckets rotated around when turned on. The car looked like a spaceship out of the latest Science Fiction films of the time and I had to have one!

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