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17 May 2018

Past, Present Future: Corvette

Think about what you love about yours as you read our conclusion to the past, present and future of the Chevrolet Corvette. 2005-2007 In 2005 Corvette created a lighter and shorter package with a longer wheelbase bringing about the C6 line. It’s also the first Corvette with headlights since 1962. It has a nicer interior, seats compared to past Corvettes. Finally it includes a powered top. A redesigned Z06 returns after taking a year off accompanied by an aluminum frame, […]

03 May 2018

Chevy Corvette: Past, Present, Future

1965-1976 Finally Chevy’s big block V-8 arrives in the form of 396-cubic-inch “L78” engine. Fuel injection disappears and four wheel disc brakes are the new standard. This 1968 Corvette is meant to resemble the Mako Shark II show car of 1965, offering a 435-hp, 427-cubic-inch engine. This third generation of Corvette begins a 14 year run on a carry-over chassis. In 1969 the 250,000th Corvette rolls of the line on November 19th. It’s gold with the option for a Z1 […]

19 Apr 2018

Chevrolet Corvette: Past, Present, Future

Corvette: The Beginning The Chief Designer at GM, Harley Earl, drives the LaSabre concept car to Watkins Glen. This is where he discovered and  fell in love the Jaguar XK120. So his ideas began to take shape in 1951. The Chevrolet Corvette would soon become a reality. 1953-1955 On January 17th, 1953 Chevrolet unveils the Corvette dream car at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. This was the kickoff for GM’s Motorama that year. This car shows’ title came […]