How old were you when you got your first Corvette?

  • 21 or younger

    Votes: 4 8.3%
  • 21 to 25

    Votes: 7 14.6%
  • 26 to 30

    Votes: 3 6.3%
  • 31 to 40

    Votes: 6 12.5%
  • 41 to 45

    Votes: 5 10.4%
  • 46 to 50

    Votes: 8 16.7%
  • 51 to 60

    Votes: 7 14.6%
  • 61 to 65

    Votes: 4 8.3%
  • 66 to 70

    Votes: 4 8.3%
  • 70+

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
Oct 13, 2011
Ancaster, ON
2004 convertible
Just wondering how old everyone was when they finally made the move.

"Bought" or "Gift" it's all good. :)

I was 65, the C5 was sort of a late retirement gift from me to me.
If I'd had a garage two years earlier I'd be driving a C4.
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I was 65 but really wasn't looking for a Corvette. We had one '69 SS396 Chevelle on the road and I was trying to get our original '69 restored. I was more than impressed with a friend's 2008 Corvette when he let me drive it. When two guys came along and wanted our Chevelles a LOT more than we did, then the hunt was on. I watched KIJIJI for a while and homed in on the one we bought. Almost two years and 18K miles later, no regrets at all. When the prices come down a little more, we might just end up with a his and hers pair. :)
i was 58, it had been 30 years since i had sold my 75 trans am and i was really jonesin' for another car. my buddy was cleaning out his collection and had 2 c3's, a 76 and a 77. he decided to take the 77 to his place in florida so we struck a deal on the 76. a decent survivor car that had been in storage for 17 years. after i addressed a few issues, great white and i were on the road. it was neat that it had been a local car all its life, originally sold new by a leasing company in peterborough. the guy that my buddy bought it from is a local builder of race and high performance engines and is short blocking my 406. :D
Bought mine when I was 49. Don't really believe in buying myself toys unless I can afford and pay for them up front......jmo. Wondering why this poll has some catergories of 10 years and others of 5 years............curious minds??
when I was 29 way back in 1976, I purchased 3 Vets from a guy in Chattanooga Tenn, heard about them from a friend of mine that brought back 55-57 Chevys, got a 1956 for $2400, a '59 for $2600 and a 61 for $2500, sold the '56 for $3800 and the '61 for $4000, kept the 59 for 3 years till 1st son was born, sold it for $4500., seems like a lifetime ago now, since then I have owned a '71, 2-75 converts, a 77, a '65 Coupe a 93 Anni Convert, and now my '65 Convert which has found a permanent home, the hunt is on for a C6 GranSport Convert unless I go crazy and spring for a C7 Convert when they become available
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A vette was always my dream. I had a Ford Mustang Cobra (4 cyl Turbo, awful car) then had two trans-ams. Finally reached 44 and was able to get my dream car. Actually I kept putting it off as it never seemed like a good time. Wife pushed me into it (can you imagine having a wife pushing a man to buy a toy). She is always asking to go for drives during the summer. The hardest part to owning a vette, is having to walk under her each day during the winter (she is stored on a hoist) and needing to wait 4 more months to go for a drive.
I was 23 when I bought my first of many, many corvettes. It was a 427/435hp coupe. great car, wish I still had it but university finally got in the way and something had to go. The day after graduation, went out and bought a 69 427/390 hp and have buying and selling them ever since. Just wonderful cars!!!
LOL good one Justin -- I guess my '94 and that trip to pick it up with Steamer was my "divorce" present to myself too.:D

Great minds think alike. :DNo regrets, buddy. We'll have to meet up again when the weather's better.

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I finally bought mine 2 years ago at the then age of 46 after wanting one since about the age of 8 when I first saw my cousins new '74 (he stills owns that car!). My wife pushed me to buy it and she loves driving it on warm summer nights to cruises.

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