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Officially licensed by General Motors, Corvette: Fifty Years is a colorful, nostalgic and commemorative look at the obstacles and achievements of this classic American sports car, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2003. The book provides new insight into the fascinating story of the beloved Corvette with unpublished stories and previously unseen historical and all-new color photographs. Witness Corvette's 1953 Motorama debut, the fervor generated by the Blue Flame Special, and the excitement surrounding the Indy Pace Cars and the ZR-1. Previously unpublished Corvette stories and never-before seen historical photographs complement 100 stunning, new color photos. From standard production models to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and Grand Sport, Leffingwell details their histories and delivers a full half-century of Corvette history.
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During 2003 Chevrolet's flagship Corvette celebrates it's 50th Anniversary. Since it's introduction the Corvette has forged the reputation as a world class performance automobile priced for the masses. Fitted with independent rear suspension and four wheel disc brakes during the 1960's, Corvette technology was decades ahead of competitors and their beautiful and timeless styling make the Corvette among the most popular and collectible automobiles ever built.About the Author:
Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press covering subjects from sports cars to motorcycles to farm tractors. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Porsche historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Porsche AG. His Porsche titles include Porsche 911 50 Years, The Complete Book of Porsche 911, and Porsche Turbo. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.
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Book Description Motorbooks, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. First. Seller Inventory # DADAX0760311803
Book Description Motorbooks, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0760311803
Book Description Motorbooks. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0760311803 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0313194