A sinkhole opened up without warning inside the National Corvette Museum Wednesday, and eight Chevrolet Corvettes fell into it.
According to reports, six of the eight were donated to the museum by Corvette enthusiasts, and two are owned by General Motors.
“It is with heavy hearts that we report that eight Corvettes were affected by this incident. Those cars include:
- 1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from GM
- 2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” on loan from GM
The other six vehicles were owned by the National Corvette Museum including:
- 1962 Black Corvette
- 1984 PPG Pace Car
- 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette
- 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette
- 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette
- 2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette”
You can see more photos and read more about the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum from our friends at Bangshift, the Corvette museum’s own blog, as well as CNN.
UPDATE: Check out these sinkhole videos from The National Corvette Museum.
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I am not a vette fan persay but anytime something like this happens to any collection it is a loss
do you think any Chevettes were harmed during this accident? :0
This is too bad, however, Corvettes are highly overrated.
Corvette fan or not or what ever you think that certain thing are over rated……when parts of historical collectables are destroyed in freak of nature accidentss…..its hard to replace something that is priceless.
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This is a great loss but no matter how rare or valuable an automobile they are just objects. We are very lucky there was no loss of lives.
That sucks because those car cannot be replaced. I love the corvette because it is the origial american sports car
Someone needs to practice with that heli. Just about crashed it on the first go around.
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