"When we bought our first Corvette, we didn’t know it was the start of a new lifestyle." Boy, can we 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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  • Reunited with My Father's Corvette

    Scott Bachmann

    My dad bought his 1973 orange convertible Corvette in 1975. He passed away working on the car in 1977. Shortly after, my mom sold the car. I always wondered what happened to it.

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  • My C5 "Stress Reliever"

    Jay Wilhelm

    In 1999, my wife was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Her cancer was aggressive and she was getting treatment in Indianapolis, Indiana, which was over 150 miles round trip for us. In April, 2000, while my wife was in a chemotherapy session, I ventured to a nearby Chevy dealer to “window shop” and came across a newly-traded Torch Red 1999 Coupe.

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  • Barn Find

    David McCarley

    On April first I just started to look at Facebook and there it was for sale: an all original 1973 Corvette with only 62,000 miles listed for $5700. I thought this was an April Fools’ joke!

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  • FINALLY!

    John Voss

    I came from a very loving family, but we barely made ends meet, so a dream like owning a Corvette at the time was really just that: a dream. It was on my 16th birthday that I decided that I would someday own a Corvette.

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  • Down the Slippery Slope

    Andrew & Beverley Bairstow

    I always liked C3 Corvettes, so when early retirement became viable in 2014, my wife Bev and I decided to take the plunge and buy our first Corvette.

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  • Mis Padres

    Vicente Castro

    When my daughter turned 16 years old, she wanted to buy a car to drive to school. On her birthday, we went to the dealership and came home with a 2003 Corvette!

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  • A New Corvette At 29

    Daniel Beaudry

    I bought a new 1986 Corvette when I was 29...

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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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