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THE EVOLUTION OF THE CORVETTE STINGRAY

WHAT IS A CORVETTE STINGRAY REALLY?   Thank you for stopping by here at Hobby Car Corvettes in Martinsburg, PA. This week we want to talk about the history behind the Stingray emblem. While the Stingray is commonly thought of as a model of Corvette, that’s not...

World of Wheels – Pittsburgh 2019

We are finally starting to see some signs of spring here in central Pennsylvania, and we're super excited about it!  This winter was a long one and we can't say we didn't get a little stir-crazy.  A nice break from the winter monotony came in February when we visited...

Without Harley Earl, The Corvette Would Not Be

HARLEY EARL GAVE US THE CORVETTE   As always, thank you for stopping by Hobby Car Corvettes. We share our love of Corvettes with the world through reliable and easy used Corvette sales.   Over the past couple months, we have been visiting the lives of...

BILL MITCHELL

WHO WAS BILL MITCHELL?     Who knew, that on July 2, 1912, when a baby boy was born to a Buick dealer in Cleveland, OH, how greatly this minor event would impact the success and evolution of General Motors, and the Chevrolet Corvette.   As a young boy,...

MY VISIT TO HOBBY CAR CORVETTES

I FINALLY VISITED HOBBY CAR CORVETTES   This past Thanksgiving, I was fortunately able to travel home to Altoona, Pennsylvania to visit family and old friends. A bonus on this trip, I would finally be able to visit Hobby Car Corvettes, located in Martinsburg,...

4 WAYS TO PREVENT RUST ON YOUR CORVETTE

RUST ON YOUR CORVETTE & HOW TO DEAL   A Corvette is a thing of beauty, to be revered and admired. And of course, you want to keep it that way, for as many years as possible. Although a Corvette is a tough machine, even Superman had Kryptonite. Kryptonite for...

“The Father of Corvette”

ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV       All great ideas are born out of spectacular and curious minds. Everything we know and love today, came from someone who had an “A-Ha" moment and didn’t let it get away. For the Corvette we hold so dearly to our hearts, while many...

THE “1983 CORVETTE”

THE 1983 CORVETTE THAT NEVER WAS   As we discussed last week, the 1982 Corvette would close the door for the third generation. So it stands to reason that 1983 would bring us the exciting launch of a new generation, right?   THE NON EXISTENT 1983 CORVETTE...