"Tom Anthony belongs to a country club of sorts, but instead of driving fairways, he drives Jaguars and Triumphs.
And Lori Susi's time share isn't in Hawaii, it's behind the wheel of a classic 1962 yellow Corvette convertible.
Both belong to a new kind of classic car club called Club Sportiva, which just opened a branch in San Jose. As members, they pay -- almost $2, 000 a year -- to drive great, old cars.
The concept is unique, but it plays to a thriving classic car culture in the region. Dozens of car clubs have thousands of members here, and some of the nation's top old-car events, such as the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, are held locally."
MercuryNews.com | 02/03/2005 | A classic driving experience:
Source: Chevrolet Corvette
There is a local shop called "Chevrolet"2004-04-06 16:13:16 by theyWillCustomizeYour350
Into a Corvette.
All you have to do is give them your car, some money, and they'll modify it so you end up driving away in a fast Corvette.
1954 Chevrolet Corvette, "original 235 engine",,2012-03-04 11:07:04 by PutUrHelmetOn
1954 Chevrolet Corvette - $32000 (Monument Hill Area)
1954 Chevrolet Corvette. This is a running driving car. The car has the original 235 engine. ETC...
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