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A photographer for Chevrolet, Myron came up with the idea of naming the new sports car "Corvette".
Located in Florida, Sebring is an endurance race that has been the source of many Corvette competition successes.
One of the ratings given to classic Corvettes by the NCRS. See www.ncrs.org/ for more information.
An option that allowed the driver to select ride comfort / handling levels. First available in 1989.
The original name of the Mako Shark show car; also a nickname for C3 Corvettes.
Automotive designer credited with the shape of the C2 Corvette.
Early Corvette racer and holder of a number of Corvette performance records. Betty was also involved in many early Corvette promotion efforts.
Short Long Arm - a suspension configuration that used different length A-arms
A famous series of V8 engines first installed in the 1955 Corvette.
A simple rear suspension design which used a single axle. All C1 Corvettes were so equipped and are therefore known as "Solid Axle" Corvettes.
The rear window of the 1963 Corvette coupe, which was a two piece design. See Split Decision.
St. Louis MO was the home of Corvette production from 1954 to August 1981.
Hood design found on big block engined 1967 Corvettes.
Moniker for all C2 Corvettes; as two words, "Sting Ray" was the name for 1969 - '76 Corvettes. Named after a fast tropical fish with a low flat appearance.
See "Solid Axle".
A classic Corvette that has never been restored. "Survivor" status is a Bloomington Gold rating.
The two spears that ran the length of the trunk in the 1958 Corvette. See 1958 Corvette.
Split Window Coupe - A reference to the 1963 Corvette coupe.