Sports Car Information

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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The 1969 Corvette made small but significant changes to the 1968 model. Sales took a vertical leap for '69, rising by more than 10,000 units to 38,762. Follow the development of this generation of classic Corvettes.

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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.

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The 1980 Corvette was born in the midst of a new "energy crisis" which likely contributed to a decrease in sales. The car was given a weight reduction, detuned performance, and better aerodynamics. Learn about the 1980 Corvette.

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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.

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The Porsche 914 and Porsche 914/6 seemed the modern midengine sports cars Porsche needed in 1970, but some Porsche fans were livid. Learn what the controversy over the Porsche 914 was about.

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The 1961 Corvette boasted a cleaner look thanks to a toothless grill and a handsome new ducktail. Sales rose to nearly 11,000 for the model year making the 1961 Corvette a success. Explore the features of this classic Corvette.

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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.

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The 1962 Corvette was the last of the first generation of Corvettes. It had more power and even cleaner looks than the previous year’s model. Explore the features of this elegant and powerful classic Corvette.

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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.

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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.

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The Porsche 356 of the 1950s and 1960s set the pattern for today's Porsche 911. Top-notch workmanship and outstanding road manners contributed to the success of the 356. Learn about the 356 in these articles pictures and specifications.

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The 1965 Corvette Sting Ray offered further refinements both to the body and engine. The 1965 Corvette also marked the advent of standard four-wheel disc brakes. Follow the fascinating development of this classic Corvette.

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The 1966 Corvette Sting Ray introduced a handful of subtle appearance changes for the season. The lack of change reflected plans to bring out an all-new Corvette for 1967. Find out what sets this classic car apart from the pack.

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The 1967 Corvette Sting Ray was possibly the best Corvette ever. Although, very little was changed in the powerful 1967 Corvette engine. Find out what refinements and features led this classic car to the head of the pack.

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The 1955 Corvette introduced a V-8 engine that greatly improved performance but wasn't enough to bolster sales. The V-8 option that was a boon to performance also had little sales impact. Learn more about this classic car.

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The first offerings from Swiss automaker Monteverdi, the 375-series held their own against cars of the time. The first Monteverdi was a two-seat semi-fastback coupe dubbed the Monteverdi 375S. Learn more about Monteverdi sports cars.

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Stylish, but plagued with cost issues, the Nissan 300ZX Turbo marked the death of affordable high-tech sports cars. The 3-liter, twin cam V-6 gave the 300ZX Turbo a healthy turn of speed to match its slick exterior. Learn about Nissan sports cars.

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Originally planned as a commuter car, the Pontiac Fiero earned a place among sports cars of the '80s. The Fiero was Pontiac's first and only mid-engine two-seater. Learn more about Pontiac sports cars.

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