Here are photos of #79 in process:
Okay. For us in this upside-down place to buy a new car in America we have to have an American address, then own and drive the vehicle for 90 days in the US in order to be able ship the car home and keep it left-hand drive.
But, when we arrived in America, the car was two weeks late so we spent 105 days touring. We visited twenty-three States and met lots of nice people.
Note from Chaz: Here a couple of John and Bev when they visited with us in Atlanta before picking up the CE in Colorado:
Finally we are cruising in New Zealand in our 2004 CE with lots of looks and thumbs up of approval.
Here are some pics of the delivery:
March 5, 2005
Have been down to the bottom of the South Island to our Corvette convention. Car was a big hit; we won Vetters choice. There were 82 cars there. These photos show the CE and the '96 we used to own:
The first car show named "2 Hot 2 Handle" sponserd by Mothers polish was held in NZ Easter week end. We took 1st for gals peoples choice & 1st for guys peoples choice which gave us two trophies and two car polishers:
Here are a couple of publications from New Zealand featuring our 53CE:
The main feature for the run is a racing track the club hires. Friday is registration and BBQ, Saturday racing then Dine & Dance. Sunday Lunch and Prize giving, this year the theme was Wild West.