1970s Corvettes

The 1970s Corvettes Channel covers the top Corvette models of the decade. See pictures and view what's under the hoods of 1970s Corvettes.


The 1977 Corvette was one of the few American performance cars still left one reason yet another Corvette sales record was set that year. The car would enter its 25th year in 1978. Learn more.

The 1978 Corvette honored its 25th anniversary by offering a special silver paint job for a mere $399. Silver Anniversary badges were also added to the exterior. Learn more the return of the Corvette fastback.

The 1979 Corvette continued to impress buyers with its solid speed and added features such as a standard AM/FM radio. Front and rear spoilers were also a new option. Learn more about this classic sports car.

The 1970 Corvette was a small seller due to an abbreviated model year, yet GM managed to improve the design. Cosmetic changes for the abbreviated 1970 model year were slight. Learn about this classic Corvette.

The 1971 Corvette offered a less-powerful but more balanced ride due to new emissions regulations. Corvette engines were now detuned to run on low-lead fuel. Learn the story of this classic Corvette.

The 1974 Corvette defied the odds by selling at or near its best-ever levels. It also marked a new high for luxury with plenty of creature comforts and far greater reliability. Find photos and specifications for the Corvette.

The 1975 Corvette offered few changes from the previous year but that didn't seem to bother buyers as sales continued to rise. The only physical change was a pair of small extrusions with black pads for each bumper. Learn about this car.

The 1973 Corvette offered less power due to federal regulations yet total sales rose to more than 3,0000. Other modifications include more insulation to reduce engine noise. Learn about the '73 Corvette.

The 1976 Corvette broke the long-standing sales record held by Chevy's '69 model. Higher performance and nicer styling contributed to the higher sales. Find specifications and more on the 1976 Corvette in this article.

What the 1972 Corvette lost in power it made up for in style. Refinements included a redesigned center console and optional anti-theft alarm system. Find photos and specifications of the 1972 Corvette in this article.

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