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Corvette Sports Cars

Originally a concept car designed to compete with the sedans of the 1950s, the Corvette hit production lines in 1953 and been a powerhouse ever since. Learn about this beloved classic car through the ages.

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1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427

The 1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427 had a powerful engine, surpassing most others. It was offered with 390 and 400 horsepower, plus a 435-horsepower version for less civilized types. Find a profile and pictures of the 1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427.

2005 Corvette

The 2005 Corvette C6 made great advances over the C5 in performance style and refinement and was quickly hailed as the best Corvette ever. Learn more about the latest generation of Corvettes.

1997 Corvette

The 1997 Corvette featured a fresh and sophisticated new design that was a favorite with buyers and reviewers. The redesigned Corvette sported a new all-aluminum 350-cid LS1 V-8 that produced 345-bhp. Discover the fifth generation Corvette.

1998 Corvette

In 1998 Corvette bowed the C5 convertible which sported all the great C5 design and engineering features. The new convertible sported the first external trunk lid on an open-air Corvette in 36 years. Follow the development of the C5 Corvette.

1999 Corvette

The 1999 Corvette expanded Chevy's line of powerful sports cars with the introduction of a notchback hardtop coupe. The hardtop's beefier structure made its body 12 percent more rigid than the coupe. Learn more about the C5 Corvettes.

2000 Corvette

The 2000 Corvette featured minor changes such as a Z51 Performance Handling Package to boost stability and comfort. The result was an increase in sales. Learn more about the 2000 Corvette.

2001 Corvette

The 2001 Corvette muscled up with the addition of the Z06 equipped with a newly engineered powerplant called the LS6 making it an enthusiast�s delight. Follow the development of the fifth generation of Corvette cars.

2002 Corvette

The 2002 Corvette featured improved horsepower torque and a lighter transmission case. These improvements came about as a result of modifications to make the LS6 breathe more freely. Follow the improvements to the fifth generation of Corvettes.

2003 Corvette

The 2003 Corvette gained a host of standard features. Created to mark the Corvette's first half-century of production, Chevrolet offered a 50th Anniversary Special Edition 2003 Corvette. Learn more.

2004 Corvette

The 2004 Corvette was the last model in the C5 generation. Corvette marked the occasion by issuing special Commemorative Editions which featured LeMans Blue paint as well as special badges inside and out. Learn more.

1989 Corvette

The 1989 Corvette boasted 17-inch wheels and a removable hardtop option for the convertible. It included an electrically heated rear window and fit earlier rag-roof C4s. Learn more about this classic Corvette.

1990 Corvette

The 1990 Corvette provided not only a smooth ride but improved safety features such as an airbag and better anti-lock brakes. The base engine also received a slight bump up to 245-bhp. Learn more.

1992 Corvette

The 1992 Corvette featured a more powerful engine and improved traction control. IT was equipped with a 5.7-liter V-8 that produced 300-bhp at 5,000 rpm. Follow the progression of the fourth generation of Corvettes.

1993 Corvette

The 1993 Corvette offered several new options including passive keyless entry and a 40th Anniversary package. Power was also pushed up to 405-bhp. Learn more about the 1993 Corvette.

1994 Corvette

The 1994 Corvette offered a silky ride thanks to improvements in fuel injection and ignition systems. Run-flat tires were also newly added to the options list for 1994 .Learn more about the 1994 Corvette.

1995 Corvette

The 1995 Corvette made few changes from the previous year but continued to be a favorite with fans and reviewers. The Corvette Indy Pace Car replica was also offered to buyers. Learn more about this Corvette.

1988 Corvette

The 1988 Corvette featured important upgrades to the engine and chassis. Buyers also had a option of 16 or 17 inch wheels. Learn about the great new features on this classic 35th anniversary Corvette.

1982 Corvette

When the last of the 1982 Corvettes were built production since 1968 totaled a smashing 542,861 units. It came standard with an automatic transmission and 10 extra horsepower from the previous year. Learn more about the 1982 Corvette here.

1984 Corvette

The 1984 Corvette was the first fully redesigned Corvette in 15 years. It was also more aerodynamically efficient, thanks to extensive wind-tunnel testing. Find specifications photos and more about this sports car.

1985 Corvette

The 1985 Corvette truly dazzled inside and out. One new feature was the Tuned Port Injection system. The styling was left unchanged. Find photos specifications and more for this sports car.

1986 Corvette

The 1986 Corvette marked the first Corvette convertible in more than 10 years. A new Vehicle Anti-Theft System was also added as a standard option. Learn about the 1986 Corvette in this article.

1987 Corvette

The 1987 Corvette saw improved performance in general as well as an option for a Callaway Twin-Turbo Engine package which gave it 345-bhp with a top speed of 177.9 mph. Learn all about the 1987 Corvette.

1968 Corvette

The 1968 Corvette was a totally redesigned model known as the ‘’Shark.’’ The Corvette had evolved into more of a plush and powerful boulevard cruiser. Follow the evolution of this new generation of Corvettes from the beginning.

1977 Corvette

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.

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