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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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  • Blessed With The Corvette Passion

    Michael & MaryAnn Chiteman

    Actually, the Corvette story started more than once for me. My first Corvette experience came unexpectedly in the summer of 1961. A friend asked to trade me his 1958 Snowcrest White, 245 hp Corvette for the day. He wanted to try my 1958 Impala, only because of its 348 engine.

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  • Corvette love

    Kraig Staples

    I started loving Corvettes as the child of a GM executive living in the Detroit area in the mid-60s.

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  • Our Work In Progress

    Don Burroughs

    In 2009, my company had me working away for the entire year. During my time away, I kept emailing my wife pictures of Corvettes, asking her what she thought of this one or that one.

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  • Summer Of 1980

    Carmine Pelosi

    In the summer of 1980, when I was only fourteen years old, a Corvette pulled up next to me while I was walking down the street I lived on. As the vehicle approached me from the opposite side of the road, I noticed that this Corvette was different than any other Corvette I had ever seen.

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  • The $400 Corvette

    Josh Gierke

    Every car has a history, and every owner has a story as to how they got that car. My 1979 Corvette is no different. It all started last summer, when I bought a $400 4 wheeler and traded up on Craigslist for my Corvette.

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  • My Love Affair

    Bob & Sandy Morse

    It started with a lucky bottle of whiskey. I'm not a drinker, so let me explain. In 1969, I was invited by a friend to attend a Corvette meeting. I didn't own a Corvette at that time. While attending this meeting, I won the door prize: a bottle of whiskey, which I gave to my friend. Gratefully he offered, "I have a Corvette in my garage. If you're interested I could make you a good deal!" I thought I might as well take a look.

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  • Every Day & Every Mile Is A Memory

    Max Brockhouse

    It all started by chance for me in the late 1970s. I enjoy working on old cars and was in need of a new project. My brother got word of a 1967 project located about 26 miles away. After returning,he told me, “It’s not what I what told it was, but I found what you’re looking for. It’s a 1958 basket case.”

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  • It All Started In 1953

    Jim Hildebrand

    It all started for me in 1953. My Dad and I were having lunch when he noticed in the paper that Chevrolet was coming out with a fiberglass car. I was only 13 at the time, but I was hooked.

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