The History of the Corvette

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The History of the Corvette

In honor of the new 2014 Corvette Stingray, we take a look back at Chevrolet Corvettes past and introduce you to the future—get ready for a powerful ride.
In order to reduce weight and aerodynamic drag on the sixth generation, Corvette nixed the retractable headlights for the first time since the 1962 edition and fixed them to the car instead. By 2006, the Corvette had a lighter, aluminum-based structure, giving it a power-to-weight ratio not seen in many luxury sports cars. These changes were all a preview of what was to come with the release of the new and improved C7.

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