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We can all remember that more than a year ago a misterious sinkhole swalowed a total of eight vehicles showcased right in the middle of GM museum. Now, GM announced that its designers and technicians started  restoring the historic 1 millionth Chevrolet Corvette damaged nearly 16 months ago.
 
The car is in good hands because the restoration crew is part of GM’s Mechanical Assembly group at the Design Center, which typically spends its time building prototype and concept vehicles.
 
It is the second of three sinkhole-damaged Corvettes that Chevrolet has pledged to restore. The first, a 2009 Corvette ZR1 prototype known as the Blue Devil, was only lightly damaged and was returned to its original condition last fall. The National Corvette Museum will oversee the restoration of the third car, a 1962 Corvette.
 
Five other Corvettes swallowed by the sinkhole will remain in their as-recovered state to preserve the historical significance of the cars. They will become part of a future sinkhole-themed display at the museum.


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