Corvette Report by K. Scott Teeters
·The Corvette is America's First Sports Car. Find out why it is so popular and how the Corvette became an American icon!! From Corvette Historian, K. Scott…
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Corvette Wheels Pt. 1 of 3 - 1953 to 1967 - Corvette Report
Corvette Wheels Pt. 1 of 3 - 1953 to 1967. Looking back at Corvette wheel designs, it’s amazing to realize that the first three generation base Corvettes road on stamped steel wheels. It wasn’t until Corvette’s 11th season that buyers had any wheel option at all. The ‘63 to ‘67 knock-off and knock-off-styled wheels were quite the ticket.
1953 – Production of the 1954 Corvette begins in the St. Louis plant - Corvette Report
As Corvettes got better and better in the late 1950s and through the 1960s, new Corvette enthusiasts weren’t aware that the first batch of 300 Corvettes were built in a make-shift assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, that was previously a large garage. While the St. Louis plant was a big improvement, it left a lot to be desired.
C1 Corvettes Archives - Corvette Report
C1 Corvettes. In the early days and well into the early 1980s GM and Chevrolet had an odd attitude about Corvette racing. There never was a lack of enthusiasm from Corvette engineers and designers, but the company just wouldn’t make “racing” official, in the same way Ford and Chrysler did for their racing programs, that got them tons of publicity and street cred.