First generation corvette 1953-1962..
These pics are from different sites.. So they aren't mine..
just for the record :P
1953 : with only 300 produced, this beautiful corvtte roled of the assembly line on June 30th 1953, And came with only one colour, White with red interior.
the engine was a Blue flame 6 cylinder with
- hp 150 @ 4500rpm
- and a compression ratio of 8:1
- Two speed powerglide
all 53's were convertible.
1954 : With 4 new colour's, the '54 came with a newer camshaft and longer exhaust tips and a biege convertible soft top instead of the black in '53. the removable hardtop turned the cute convetible to a roadster in minutes.
- 155hp @4500rpm
- 0-60 in 11 seconds
- price was $3523
1955 : got two new colours, copper and gold. new tachometer that read 6500rpm. only 674 vette's built. the vette could reach 120mph! and 0-60 in 8.5 seconds.
1956 : Got a newer design with a single headlight. a new V-8 that produced 245hp to make it jump from 0-60 in 8.9 seconds. 3 engines made: