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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 […]