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Corvette Fifty Years
     

Corvette Fifty Years

by Randy Leffingwell, David Newhardt (Photographer)
 

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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. The book provides new insight into the fascinating story of the beloved Corvette. Witness Corvette’s 1953 Motorama debut, the fervor generated by the Blue Flame Special, and the excitement

Overview

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. The book provides new insight into the fascinating story of the beloved Corvette. 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 Previously unpublished Corvette stories and never-before seen historical photographs complement 100 stunning, new color photos.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 half-century of Corvette history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760784471
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/11/2006
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.19(d)

Meet 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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