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Ed Roth – Rat Fink Exhibit Extended

Ed Roth Exhibit
After being closed nearly three months of their prime tourist season, the National Corvette Museum reopened on June 8th and has since announced an extension of a special exhibit that debuted in late January. Cartoon Creatures, Kustom Kars and Corvettes: The Art and Influence of Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth will now run through April 2021. …

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Museum to Raffle Milestone 1.75 Millionth Corvette

1.75 Millionth Corvette
Arctic White with Adrenaline Red Stingray Coupe Slated to be Produced in August On June 30, 1953 the first Corvette officially rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Mich. – a Polo White convertible with red interior – and was followed by another 299 just like it for the 1953 model year. Now, 67 years …

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National Corvette Museum Named a Top Attraction by USA Today

10Best
The National Corvette Museum earned top honors in the 2020 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Attraction for Car Lovers. Twenty automotive attractions were nominated by a panel of relevant experts which includes a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from 10Best.com; relevant expert contributors; and sources for both these …

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Defying Physics

Active Suspension ZR-1 Prototype
Active Suspension Prototype Corvette Donated Defying the laws of physics – that was the promise of Active Suspension. Instead of using springs, dampers and anti-roll bars to react to and manage a vehicle’s dynamics, Active Suspension systems used sensors, computers and high-pressure hydraulics to completely control a vehicle’s behavior. An “active” automobile could lean into …

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Chevrolet’s Response to Viper is a ZR-1 SS Prototype

Snake Skinner II
Former GM Heritage Center Corvette Donated to Museum In the late 80s, Chevrolet was not-so-secretly developing what some dubbed a ‘Super Vette.’ But at the 1989 New York Auto Show, it was the debut of the Dodge Viper RT/10, complete with a 488-cid V-10 engine that sent GM engineers on a new path to develop …

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