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My Corvette : Albie Carr

What started as a get-the-lead-out job turned into a two decades full-scale restoration of a Corvette Stingray for Albie Carr.

The 76-year-old classic car enthusiast, featured in the UK's Daily Express in early May, purchased his 1963 silver Stingray at Corvette Kingdom in 1983.

My Corvette : Paul Dillon

Paul Dillon got his own Corvette in 2010 and he still loves and cherishes it, along with the people who are special and meaningful to him, like his sister-in-law Cathy.

This is Paul’s story about what inspired him to fulfill a lifelong dream and buy a Corvette. And he’s still living the dream.

My Corvette : Corey Petersen’s First Production Vette

There are Corvette restoration stories and then there's Corey Petersen’s Corvette restoration stories.

What sets apart the Utah-based researcher from all the other prized Vettes that have been lovingly restored to a fine sheen and shine is that his car is reportedly the first production Chevrolet Corvette.

My Corvette : Dave Holman

For many people, a little red Corvette gets all the attention but for Dave Holman, it was an orange model that’s given him the love that lasts.

The Winnipeg man was pre-planning his retirement last year when he thought about fulfilling a lifelong dream: owning an orange Corvette.

Detroit Speed’s Electric Wiper Motor Kits
Detroit Speed’s Electric Wiper Motor Kits Designed by exceptionally qualified engineers and built to make the best systems they can, Detroit Speed’s electric wiper motor kits are the idea solution for your muscle car. A downpour of rain will no longer hinder you ability to clearly see the road. This kit provides you with the performance and convenience of a late model wiper system in a package that easily and cleanly mounts in your car. The wiper kit contains a low profile, seven-speed wiper motor with 5 delays, low speed, and high speed, rotary switch with a billet knob, adapte..
Faux Ferrari prowls streets of Miami Vice
Early in season three of Miami Vice, the faux Ferrari was blown up.  - Miami Vice YouTube channel Claudio D'Andrea  October 21, 2022 The scene looks ominous. The city streets are dark and Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” plays as the camera zooms into the 1980’s crime drama Miami Vice duo of ‘Sonny’ Crockett (Don Johnson) and ‘Rico’ Tubbs (Philip Michael Thomas) in the front seats of their black, slick sports car. “How much time we got?” asks Sonny, wind blowing his hair. Rico checks his watch: “Twenty-five minutes.”   Miami Vice’s Don Johnson and Ph..
Blast from the Past
Claudio D'Andrea  October 21, 2022 On those rare occasions that Mark Tesolin takes his precious Corvette ZR1 on the road, he hears the same two questions and his answers are always the same. “Do you know how rare your car is?” Well, yes. “Is it for sale?” Um, no. Tesolin is the proud owner of the 2009 Vette, which he calls a beast of a machine. It was the most powerful production car in the history of GM, with a 6.2-liter, 638 hp supercharged LS9 V-8 engine that hit 100 kmh in just 3.3 seconds. He says his jet stream blue model, nicknamed the Blue Devil, is the same on..
CarCapsule™ Considering how beautiful it is to see your Chevrolet Corvette covering the road, perhaps its worth thinking of solutions to cover your Corvette. Of course, as an enthusiast of the great American sports car, you will recognize the value of high-quality products designed to protect the exterior and interior of your favourite car. CarCapsule™ offers a full array of vehicle storage solutions designed to protect your prized vehicle prolonging its elegance. For short- or long-term storage, CarCapsule™’s premium solutions protect your vehicle from dust, dirt, dings, corrosion..
TireRests Vehicle Storage Aid
TireRests Vehicle Storage Aid Maybe your Corvette’s tires could use some rest? These low-profile TireRests by MCarCovers let you drive your car up and rest your tires on a slightly concave surface so they remain round while your vehicle is parked. They're great for campers, RVs, boats & PWC trailers too! ..
Moncton, N.B. loves its Vettes
Lounsbury Chevrolet in Moncton, N.B. was the setting of a Corvette Show and Shine show in 2021, an event that attracted Greater Moncton Corvette Club members and their cars. - greatermonctoncorvetteclub.net Claudio D'Andrea  October 7, 2022 In the fall of 1991, a group of Corvette owners got together to talk about their cars. They decided to form the Greater Moncton Corvette Club, a group that has since grown to include more than 80 members of Vette owners — men, women and their families. Club members have been busy over the years, taking day trips to various sites, celebrating ..
Two turkeys crash their Corvettes
Two turkeys crash their Corvettes Maybe they were in a hurry to get their own turkeys? On his way to pick up his Thanksgiving turkey back in 2011, this Texan videotaped two Corvettes drag racing. It didn’t end well but, thankfully, no one was hurt. Check out the video. ..
BatteryButler® Battery Storage Float Charger, 12 Volt
    BatteryButler® Battery Storage Float Charger, 12 Volt Here’s something to be thankful for — a fully automatic product that keeps your battery fully charged. Just plug it into any wall outlet and forget about it while the BatteryButler® goes to work. At corvettedepot.ca, we’re thankful for our customers.    ..
Thankful for health care
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Windsor Regional Hospital   Thanksgiving came early at Windsor Regional Hospital when the Windsor Corvette Club made its largest charity donation ever Sept. 28, 2022 — a $21,000 cheque to the hospital’s paediatric oncology unit. Read more. ..
Covercraft for Corvettes
  Covercraft for Corvettes Considering how beautiful it is to see your Chevrolet Corvette covering the road, perhaps its worth thinking of solutions to cover your Corvette. Of course, as an enthusiast of the great American sports car, you will recognize the value of high-quality products designed to protect the exterior and interior of your favourite car. Over decades, Covercraft has been marketing a full array of innovative items meant to defend your prized vehicle prolonging its elegance. For short- or long-term storage, Covercraft’s premium custom-fitting car covers en..
As we enter the last days of summer, there is undoubtedly a few moments left to be savoured. There is still the possibility of at least one more outing in your classic convertible, a cruise night where you can feature your beloved vehicle or maybe even a track is awaiting as the season draws to a close. Indulging in late summer festivities of Labour Day, it may become clear there is something your high-valued sports car requires whether it is a replacement part, high quality car products or themed accessories. Come visit us this holiday weekend where the product you’re looking for in ou..
Blast from the Past
There’s a good reason why so many lifelong sports car enthusiasts wish to own a Chevrolet Corvette. When you take the keys for the great American performance machine, your passion will create some vivid, unique memories from the time the ignition starts. Recently joining the fraternity of Corvette ownership in August, Jeff Lucarino experienced this instant surge of adrenaline shortly when he drove home from Toronto after purchasing his 1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. This opening chapter in Corvette ownership gained it the vehicle the nickname of “Hailey”. Currently a home hearing sma..
Corvettes Unlimited Car Club of Calgary
The hardworking prairie provinces are routinely symbolized by their affinity for large, V8-powered pickup trucks. However, despite eight-cylinder power being associated with those utilitarian vehicles, there remains a dedicated group exploiting such momentum in the form of Chevrolet’s greatest sports car. Based in Calgary, Alberta, the Corvettes Unlimited Car Club is celebrating a milestone 50th anniversary as a social group united by the love of the Chevrolet Corvette. The non-profit organization touts itself as uniting Calgary car enthusiasts with every generation of the Corvette ..
Forgotten Facts: Back Up Plan
Back-Up Plan: Ultimately becoming a production reality in 2020, a rear or mid-engined Corvette was envisioned as far back as the development of the second-generation model. In the 1980s, one idea that floated around General Motors was the creation of a fourth generation Corvette featuring a mid, transversely mounted V6 engine. The concept was rejected by Chevrolet but Pontiac was seemingly encouraged by the potential vehicle as the Fiero was introduced in 1984. ..
Wheelskins Genuine Leather Steering Wheel Cover
  Wheelskins Genuine Leather Steering Wheel Covers When you set your hands on leather, there is a unique tactile sensation capable of invoking a rush of emotions. Confronted with the overwhelming feel of adrenaline and love riding in the driver’s seat of your dream ride, Wheelskins genuine leather steering wheel covers offer a luxurious sense of control to motorists. Handcrafted using premium cowhide leather, Wheelskins’s steering wheel cover is available with 6-wheel diameter sizes and incorporates a patented lacing hole reinforcement system. With up to 15 colours t..
Forgotten Facts: Humble Beginnings
Humble Hub Beginnings: Relying on handcrafted components and dealing with the pitfalls of then-unproven fiberglass body panels, construction of the initial 300 Chevrolet Corvettes was documented as a chaotic affair inside a Flint, Michigan plant. The first production was completed after 3 days of 16-hour shifts, the car rolled with an improvised appearance. Lacking the intended knock-off wheel covers developed for the car, the first Corvette left the assembly line wearing hubcaps used for the Chevrolet Bel Air. ..
Corvettes of Durham
Durham region has a long and deep attachment to the automobile dating back to the McLaughlin Motor Car Company that eventually morphed into General Motors of Canada. For almost 120 years, the connection to GM cars for inhabitants of Oshawa and surrounding areas was relied on revving engines as the vehicles to earn for themselves and their families. Devoted to honouring the legend of GM brand Chevrolet’s most iconic vehicle since 2000, Corvettes of Durham is a group devoted to having fun while fulfilling their community. Operating under president Anne Halverson, Corvettes of Durham have ..
LizardSkin Spray-On Ceramic Insulation and Sound Control
LizardSkin Spray-On Ceramic Insulation and Sound Control An offer you cannot refuse! Receive $10 back for every 1-gallon bucket or $20 back for every 2-gallon bucket of LizardSkin Ceramic Insulation or Sound Control purchased. Offer valid to September 30, 2022. Unwanted heat and noise are two enemies car enthusiasts are often compelled to battle as they threaten the overall mood of motoring. Through a specialized line of spray-on products, LizardSkin has formulated solutions allowing car owners to claim victory over heat and sound by applying effective, flexible coatings. Liza..
Forgotten Facts: Getting Flagged
Getting Flagged: The Chevrolet Corvette is easily acknowledged as an American sports car. Wanting to draw that projection of American patriotism when the first Corvette was produced, General Motors intended to include the United States’ flag in the iconic badge beside the checkered flag. However, the auto company’s legal department blocked the planned design as use of the American flag is actually illegal for commercial or advertising purposes. The Fleur-de-lis with the Chevrolet bowtie was adopted in its place.   ..
Corvette Drink Holder
Corvette Drink Holder, 1968-1982   In hot summer weather, a nice cold drink can be such a refreshing sense of relief. Ideal for holding cold and hot beverages for all seasons, this drink holder can easily be installed in a third generation Chevrolet Corvette. While two people can enjoy the same sports car adventure inside a classic Corvette, the dual cup capacity of this holder ensures each occupant will enjoy their own refreshment. The drink holder accommodates cans or coffee cups with a capacity up to 355 ml (12 oz).  ..
Corvette Club of Nova Scotia
Corvette Club of Nova Scotia   Boasting a rich shipping history and home province of the Royal Canadian Navy’s largest base, Nova Scotia has a population that would see a Corvette as a valiant fighting ship. Aside from the historical actions in the sea, the Corvette’s presence is supported on land by the Corvette Club of Nova Scotia. Founded in 1974, the Corvette Club of Nova Scotia (CCNS) had 129 members with 148 cars as of October of 2021. Corvettes dating back to the 1966 Sting Ray are accompanied by examples spanning up to the current year. Past president of the organization ..
A Blast from the Past
At Corvette Depot, we know that customer’s order is more than just an auto part or a vehicle accessory. Each product represents the desire for keeping hold of an emotional automotive connection that is the latest chapter in a story. Maybe the story started at childhood memory playing with a favourite toy or it could have developed as you’ve explored this big world. The development and the arrival of your tale to owning your dream classic or collector car is a story we would be eager to hear.   We would gladly welcome your to submit your story so we may be able to share and feature i..
Lloyd® Ultimat™ Custom Floor & Cargo Mats
Lloyd® Ultimat™ Custom Fit Floor & Cargo Mats Though we may never obtain the whimsical thrill of riding a magic carpet, the sensation of riding inside your dream car can offer a plush experience thanks to a quality set of floor mats. Lloyd® Ultimat™ custom fit floor and cargo mats provide a rich, durable covering. Designed to resist years of wear, Ultimat™ line products exceed the original factory carpeting with two-ply yarn construction and a face weight of 32-ounce per yard. Compatible with a wide range of vehicles and personalities of drivers, Lloyd® Ultimat™ custom fit floor a..
Memorable Cars from Past Motorama Toronto Events

One of the biggest car shows in Canada has returned for 2022 to Toronto's International Centre. The Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo saturates the senses of auto enthusiasts with a broad collection of incredible machines. These six masterpieces on four wheels from the shows between 2015 and 2018 provide just a taste of what awaits those attending the event. 

Betty Skelton And Her Lasting Legacy With The Corvette

In 1956, the sands of Daytona Beach served as a fast first public outing for the Chevrolet Corvette to demonstrate its new personality as a true performance machine. Joining Corvette icon Zora Arkus-Duntov and John Finch was an accomplished lady who had already soared to championship titles. Betty Skelton’s speed run at Daytona in a 1956 Corvette cemented herself as a pioneering figure behind the sports car.

Step By Step Preparations for Winter Vehicle Storage

Winter can be a harsh time for your classic Ford, muscle car or even a modern Corvette. Instead of dealing with the cold, snowy obstacles of the season many will elect to store a vehicle. Preparation for winter car storage is key to surviving the months until springtime.

Standout Collector Vehicles Sold At 2022 Barrett-Jackson Auction

Advertising themselves as holding “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions”, the Barrett-Jackson show presented a sales floor for almost any kind of vehicle ranging from pickup trucks to exotic and classic vehicles garnering more than a million dollars each. The 2022 edition of the famed Scottsdale, Arizona auction was highlighted by high-value sales of Camaros, Corvettes and other muscle cars.

Catching up with the 2023 Corvette Z06

Chevrolet took the automotive world by storm with the reveal of the newest edition to the Corvette family, the 2023 Z06.

What makes the C3 one of the best Corvettes?

The Corvette's third generation is just as much of a crowd-pleasing powerhouse as it is a show-stopping beauty.

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C8: Carrying the spirit of the original Corvette

It's clear that the Corvette of today is a different machine compared to its 1953 debut. But does the C8 carry the legacy of the original Corvette, almost 70 years later?

The C6 is packed with convenient features, let's take a closer l

Whether you've been a proud owner since 2005, or have just recently scored a 2013, the C6 is packed with features that you might not have known about!

Curious about the Corvette C7? Check out these quick tips!

We have some quick tips and tricks to get the most out of your new 'vette.

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