Sinkhole Sucks Down 8 Corvettes in Kentucky

8 Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky disappeared down a massive sinkhole inside one of the museum buildings before the museum opened today, February 12, according to Automotive News.

A 40 foot wide hole opened up in the museum floor and down they went. The classic cars included two that were on loan from General Motors and six owned by the museum. The cars now rest at the bottom of a hole that is, so far, about 30 feet deep and include a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder and a 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil, a 1962 black Corvette; 1984 PPG Pace Car; 1992 white 1-millionth Corvette; 1993 40th anniversary Corvette; 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06; and the 2009 1.5-millionth Corvette.

The museum is located within a mile of the factory where Corvettes have been built for over 30 years, in an area of Kentucky where caves and sinkholes are not uncommon - but this is the first one that has ever been known to occur at the museum.

While any Corvette is worth some money for sure, the 1993 ZR-1 Spyder was a concept car, a one of a kind build with a value that no one wants to guess. 'course, at the bottom of that sinkhole, there might be a scuff or two on the finish by now.

Museum officials are now working on how to get the cars out and, no doubt, filling out some insurance claim forms too.

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