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Old 01-29-2013, 09:37 AM   #1
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Post 2014 Corvette Stingray Celebrates 60 Years of Corvette w/ World's 1st Corvette in NYC

Original post below by Dave@Kerbeck:

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It was January 17, 1953 when the Chevrolet Corvette was first revealed to the public at the GM Motorama in the Waldorf Astoria in New York City and changed the American sports car market forever!

(1953 GM Motorama, Waldorf Astoria, NYC)

Sixty years later GM contacted Kerbeck Corvette (current owner of the EX-122) to bring that Motorama Experimental Prototype Corvette back to New York City to celebrate 60 years of Corvettes with the first, the EX-122 and the latest Corvette, the 2014 Corvette Stingray along with one Corvette from each generation!

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(George Kerbeck with the EX-122 Experimental Prototype Corvette, the World’s oldest Corvette Owned by Kerbeck Corvette)

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(Pictured above: George Kerbeck, president Kerbeck Chevrolet at the wheel and Sam Kelley, award winning Corvette salesperson in passenger seat)

Some of the attendees special NYC Reveal included insiders from GM’s Corvette team, Corvette aficionados like artist Peter Max and members of the New York press.

(Sam Kelley one of the nation’s top-selling Corvette salesmen accepting award from Chevrolet)

(Pictured left to right: Tom Peters, Chief of Corvette Design, Sam Kelley and Tadge Juechter, Corvette Executive Chief Engineer)

(Pictured left to right John Fitzpatrick, Marketing Manager Chevrolet Performance Cars and Sam Kelley)

(Sam Kelley, Kerbeck Corvette Specialist)

The next morning (January 17, 2013), the EX 122 and the 2014 Corvette Stingray were loaded and transported to studios of Fox New on 43rd St in New York City.

The cars were unloaded at 4:30 in the morning and started to be put into position for their debut together.

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Oh, by the way, here’s me, Dave Salvatore with the bow tie standing in the middle of West 48th Street at 5:00 in the morning…this city really never does sleep!

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(Dave Salvatore, Kerbeck Corvette Manager)

That’s not sunrise, that’s the lights from Fox News as Tadge Juechter joins the cast of Fox & Friends to talk about the 60 years of Corvette.

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But wait, there’s more! When you see the 2014 Corvette taillights up close and in person, they’re absolutely magnificent!

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