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The Chevrolet Corvette (C1) is the first generation of the Corvette sports car produced by Chevrolet.It was introduced late in the 1953 model year, and produced through 1962. It is commonly referred to as the "solid-axle" generation, as the independent rear suspension did not appear until the 1963 Sting Ray.
A Corvette Star is Born Modest Beginnings As introduced in 1953, the Corvette was mostly a thrown together experiment. Production was limited to 300 units total, so sales of the entirely new model was not a problem.
The Chevrolet Corvette, known also as the Vette or Chevy Corvette, is a front engine, rear drive, two-door, two-passenger sports car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet across more than sixty years of production and seven design generations. As Chevrolet's halo vehicle, the Corvette is widely noted for its performance and distinctive plastic — either fiberglass or composite — bodywork.
The Corvette has always been America’s sports car. That said, you can imagine our initial impression of the 1953-’62 (C1) Corvette’s suspension system, which is rather archaic.
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1953 was the first year the Corvette was produced, originally envisioned by Harley Earl, the Corvette was Chevy's first entrance in the 1953 GM Motorama.
1953 was the first year the Corvette was produced, it is the original "Classic Corvette". It debuted at the 1953 GM Motorama at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
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The iconic Chevrolet Corvette was born in 1953. This first generation corvette over time became widely known as the C1 Corvette. The C1’s production run lasted from 1953 – 1962 with the first year just turning out 300 units.
Read technical articles for 1953-1962 C1 Corvettes. Each 12 tech. article includes step-by-step instructions and photos to help repair common parts on the Corvette.