1969 L88 Corvette This 1969 L88 Corvette is one of only 116 built during the 1969 model year. As most of you know, I am the L88 Corvette enthusiast with the L88 Corvette text book and the magazines. This particular L88 Corvette was restored by Kevin Mackay at his Corvette Repair in New York, and […]
L88 Corvettes from 1967, 1968, 1969
L88 Corvettes, blogs, histories, articles, and photos for the all L88 fans out there!
The archives of Corvette Legends is filled with a tremendous amount of L88 information. New and updated articles will be published here on a regular basis as well as updates on future L88 Corvette displays which will be held at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Chicago every November.
I am working with Kevin Mackay of Corvette Repair and we are planning to have the first of many record setting L88 Corvette displays at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Chicago.
2017 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the 1967 L88 Corvette and we are planning on displaying most of the production run of the 20 that were built!
2018 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the 1968 L88 Corvette and again we are planning on displaying a significant number of the production run of 80 that were built.
2019 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the 1969 L88 Corvette and for our finale, we hope to display the largest gathering of L88 Corvettes ever!
If you own a 1967, 1968, or 1969 L88 Corvette, please contact me via the “Contact Dr. Pete” form at the right for more information about having your car in one of these record setting displays and featured in my magazine. I already have participants registered for these up coming displays so let me know as soon as you can so we car plan the display accordingly.
These production L88 Corvettes and others will be featured in my “Street L88” book in the form of Corvette Legends Magazine. This magazine is an annual issue and ordering information will be posted on this site when it’s available.
So keep checking this site on a daily or weekly basis to stay informed!
The Last L88 Corvette This is the last documented L88 Corvette. It was built on December 4, 1969 which is considered to be the last day of L88 Corvette production, and it was delivered to and sold by Smiley Chevrolet-Olds in Milan, Missouri. It is documented with its tank sticker, ownership history, NCRS certificate/judging sheets and […]
1966 Four Kings Corvette The Four Kings Corvette is one of a select few 1966 Corvettes to receive the developmental L88 427 competition engine along with several other competition options. It is shown here in my Corvette Legends Invitational display at the 2016 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals or otherwise known as MCACN. This car […]
1968 L88 Corvette Bounty Hunter This 1968 L88 Corvette is one of a total of 80 L88 Corvettes built at the St. Louis Missouri Corvette assembly plant. It is considered to be 1 of 2 Red/Red L88 convertibles known to exist for the 1968 model year. This L88 Corvette was found as a complete basket […]
1969 L88 Corvette This early production 1969 L88 Corvette was sold new in December of 1968. Optioned with all the required L88 options, it also features the auxiliary bolt on hardtop, redline tires, a heater (The heater delete was not required in 1968 or 1969) and a Fathom Green exterior with a green interior. The original […]
1969 L88 Corvette This 1969 L88 Corvette is a multiple award winning Corvette and it recently sold at the inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction for $624,800 including commission. It’s one of 116 total L88 Corvettes built during the 1969 model year. As an L88 powered Corvette, all the required options that go along with the engine […]
Owens Corning Corvette This 1968 L-88 Corvette sponsored by Owens/Corning Fiberglass holds the title as the most victorious Corvette in history. Campaigned by Tony DeLorenzo, Jerry Thompson, Don Yenko and Gib Hufstaeder, this car was nearly unstoppable in FIA GT and SCCA National racing. Some accomplishments include the 1969 and 1972 SCCA National ‘A’ Production […]
1968 Corvette L88 This 1968 Corvette L88 coupe is a two-owner 1968 L88 Corvette. The original Build Sheet from factory is still glued to the gas tank. The car has 24,760 actual miles. It is equipped with a period-correct drive train with a M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed, 3.70 rear end, featuring a 427/430hp L88 engine. 1968 […]
1968 Corvette L88 James Garner This Corvette is one of the earliest production 1968 L88 Corvettes, and one of the first-ever L88s with “cabin heaters.” Race-prepared in 1967/1968 by Guldstrand Engineering. It was the Pole Winner of the GT class for the 1968 Daytona 24 Hours. The history of the three 1968 Corvette L88 James Garner American […]
1968 Corvette L88 Yenko 1968 was the second year that Don Yenko raced L88 Corvettes. He won in an L88 Corvette the previous year at the 12 Hours of Sebring with his factory 1967 L88 Corvette coupe. For 1968, Don Yenko expanded his L88 Corvette racing team with the addition of two more L88 Corvettes. […]
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