Do you know, the 1957's Corvette was sold with fuel injector?
1957 Chevrolet Corvette
In 1956 there were many extras for Vette: electrical window, electrical roof, tunning-radio, white-line tire, solid-roof.
Do you know, the 1969's Corvettes were selling less horsepower than they really had?
1969 Corvette ZL-1
In 1969 there was some bad comment about Corvette. She seemed to be a racecar, she didn't like low rpm. For this reason GM said: this car has 430 horsepower, but she really had 585 horsepower (only ZL-1, this engine was developed for the son of Mako Shark II., Manta Ray also). Otherwise 38000 Corvettes were sold in this year.
Do you know, how fast was the fastest Corvette in the last century?
Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette
In June of '88 Reeves Callaway has performed the fastest Corvette of the 20th century, her name is Sledgehammer. The engine: 5,7 liter V8 twin trubo, horse-power: 880 hp in 6250 rpm. Top speed: 254.7 mph (409.9 kph), sprint: 0-60 mph 3.9 seconds, 0-1 mph 10.6 seconds.