Its sophisticated four-cam V8 is far more than the story of a more powerful engine as the key to creating a faster car; it is a testimony of team work, cooperation and problem-solving an unprecedented partnership between three technological leaders, bringing a great engineering concept to fruition. The photography comes from a variety of well known photographers and archives, and there's also a special section of paintings and art. Time will tell, but in the meantime, the Corvette Black Book summarizes the data for your enjoyment and planning. About this Item: Amos Hobby, 1997. Filled with details of the uncertain early years, the influx of the more powerful V-8 engines, and the evolution of sporty styling thats become legendary. Technical drawings and colorful promotional photos of each production model are wonderfully balanced with superb shots of racing Corvettes and their drivers in action.
Thanks for supporting a small family business. But through victory at racetracks, exposure in film and television, or other notable achievments, a select few Corvettes have attained mythic status. Corvettes manufactured between 1957 and 1965 and equipped with fuel injection systems atop their small-block engines are given special respect by enthusiasts. C6 represents an important departure from C5 both in terms of exterior and interior styling and chassis dynamics. Projects include restoration tips, time estimates, tools needed, expertise level, and money necessary to complete the project so the reader will know what is required before starting.
It also walks C5 owners through a variety of performance modifications and shows how to efficiently execute several maintenance projects. Previously unpublished Corvette stories and never-before seen historical photographs complement 100 stunning, new color photos. Introduced in 1978 with 60 pages a bit over 6-inches tall, the Corvette Black Book has grown over the years to 160 pages a full ten inches in height. Leffingwell highlights dream and show cars, racers, Zora Arkus-Duntov prototypes and one-offs, and other Corvettes, such as the Sting Ray. Every shred of Corvette notable data resides in these pages including options, colors, stats, facts, history, prices, codes, and more. Foyt, and others are captured in classic shots from Sebring, Nassau, Watkins Glen, Daytona, and Road America.
Every volume is filled with design and production details pertaining to specific model years. Full-color pictures, performance statistics, and historical summaries of each of Corvettes six generations: this volume packs nearly 80 vehicles and over 250 color photos into an irresistible close-up look at an incomparable sports car. This rich Corvette history is chronicled in 5 hardbound books, each a great addition to the libraries of Corvette enthusiasts. This colorful volume delivers coverage of the mainstream 350-engined Corvettes, along with the rare 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car and the 1982 Collector edition Vette. Pages and cover are clean and intact.
Winner of the 1996 Moto Award. Stories by well known and respected Corvette historians and celebrities, automotive journalists, authors, and others with a tale to share are complemented by fabulous period artwork and current photographs for a nostalgic look at Corvette's influence both on the road and off. The vast majority are powered by the popular 350ci small block-perhaps the most modified and successful performance engine ever. Mitchell is regarded as the man who singlehandedly saved Corvette. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. A personal behind-the-scenes look at one of the most traumatic - and triumphant - production tales in Detroit history. Inside, author Jerry Heasley — lead photographer and feature writer for numerous Corvette magazines — shares his countless photo shoots of truly spectacular 'Vettes.
In this updated second edition, readers will take a journey through the 48-year history of Corvette. All the hard facts, pricing, driving tips and much more. All of Chevrolets premier, small-block-powered vehicles are featured, including Tri-Chevys 55, 56, 57 , Corvette, Camaro, Chevelle, Impala, Pickups, and more. You will also meet the men behind the Corvette through interviews with Zora Arkus-Duntov, Harley Earl, Bill Mitchell, and others. The last of the fuel injected Corvettes made 375 horsepower.
The star player, of course, is the car itself. See Carroll Shelby's initial reaction to the Grand Sport, plus nearly 300 photos of the cars, engines, chassis, drivers, and action at the track. Die ersten 30 Jahre der Corvette Geschichte. By categorizing all this in a precise year-to-year format, the Corvette Black Book puts phenomenal expertise at your fingertips. From standard production models to such legendary racing models as the Sebring Racer and Grand Sport, Leffingwell details their histories and delivers a full half-century of Corvette history.
Drivers Dick Thompson, Roger Penske, A. It includes photos - many never-before-published - from the car maker's design studio archives. Book is in Used-Good condition. The performance enhancements, maintenance procedures and restoration tips provided in this book provide Corvette owners a wide variety of options to upgrade their cars, all within reasonable price ranges. Book is in Used-Good condition. How many Wonder Bar radios were ordered in 1956? In this book, veteran automotive writer Patrick C.
Even the most mundane coupe draws a crowd everywhere it goes. From standard production models to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and Grand Sport, Leffinwell details their histories and delivers a full half-century of Corvette history. The book also covers passenger car installations Chevrolets from 1957 to 1959. . By categorizing all this in a precise year-to-year format, the Corvette Black Book puts phenomenal expertise at your fingertips.