After 20 years in Brooklyn driving a Chevrolet Venture minivan Rob McClary Bought
a country home in Connecticut,. The house came with a long driveway and
a huge two car garage. Rob quickly developed an appreciation for
the hills, valleys and wide open Connecticut roads.
soon realized that his new environment needed one more thing, a
Corvette. Rob began is quest for the perfect Corvette. He was
looking for a velocity yellow C6 Z06. During his search he came upon a
base 2008 3LT Callaway convertible. Despite the the fact that the
Callaway was a convertible, with an automatic Rob decided to take a
look at it. In Robs words he"was smitten".
Rob's research he located the original owner, who convinced him that
the car was an outstanding buy. Rob was hooked and bought the car
without ever test driving it. How many people would buy a used Vette
without even test driving it?
is still looking for a Z06 and someday will probably buy a C7, but he
will never part with his Callaway convertible. Rob drives it year round
on dry roads, and the loves Conn. cold weather which really ups the
horsepower of the blown LS3 engine.
will not let his car become a garage queen and drives it the way it was
meant to be driven. For now Rob has made his peace with the automatic
tranny and paddle shifters.