The next-generation Corvettes were well represented. A '70 roadster with a 350-350 motor and 67,000 original miles changed owners at $51,100. A '71 roadster with the LT-1 motor option and Deluxe Wheel Covers sold for $43,000. A '73 T-top with the L-82 motor and automatic transmission sold for $19,500-another high sale bid for a '73 T-top.
The '78 Pace Cars were popular, with the high sale bid going to one with the base L-48 motor, automatic transmission, and 2,500 original miles. It sold for $22,000.
The high sale for the C4 Corvettes went to an '84 coupe with 19,000 original miles. It sold for "all the money" at $14,000.
In the "Good Buy" Department was a '77 T-top with 59,000 original miles in street-driven condition that sold for $6,400. An '84 coupe at $5,400 and an '86 coupe at $8,200, also in street-driven condition, were excellent buys.
Following are complete results of Corvettes sold at auction.
Source: A&B Investments, Ltd., publishers of the Vette-N-Vestments Corvette Price Guide and monthly Corvette Market Letter.
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September 4-5, South Bend, IN
NCCC three-event Low Speed Autocross sponsored by Windy City Corvettes, Northern IL CC, and Northern Rays LTD, held at The Tire Rack. Info: Bob Benson (708)460-2788; www.windycitycorvettes.com.
September 9-11, Lake George, NY
Adirondack Corvettes' Annual Adirondack VetteFest Weekend (formerly the Adirondack Attack). Info: (518) 793-8085; www.adirondackcorvettes.com.
September 11, Monroeville, PA
The Corvette Club of Western PA presents Autumn Vettes '05 Judged Corvette Show at Day Chevrolet. Doors open at 9 a.m. Info: Joe Haver (412) 373-1039.
September 18, Katonah, NY
The Westchester Corvette Club's Annual Corvette Show at Arroway Chevrolet-Saab, Route 117. Info: Frank Carollo (914) 763-5955, Cyrus Clark (914) 232-5355, Dick Spota 914-631-8180.
September 18, Lakewood, NJ
Corvette Express hosts its 23rd Annual Judged Show at Pine Belt Chevrolet, Route 88 West. Info: (732) 530-1320; www.corvetteexpress.com.
September 18, Princeton, NJ
The Spirits of '53 Corvette Club annual judged Corvette show (rain date September 25) at the Princeton Forrestal Village. Info: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeorr9w; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 24, Valparaiso, IN
Fall Valpo-Fest car and motorcycle show and swap meet. Info: (219) 464-9918; www.valpocarshows.com.
September 25, Mays Landing, NJ
Boardwalk Corvettes of Atlantic City's A Day At The Beach, Corvette Style on Ocean City's famous boardwalk. Info: (609) 457-0081; www.boardwalkcorvettes.com.
September 25, Schuylkill, PA
Schuylkill Valley Corvette Club's 8th Corvette Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the County Fairgrounds. Info: (570) 739-1122.