Corvette: America's Sports Car
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Corvette: America's Sports Car

by Randy Leffingwell
     
 

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This is the history of the Corvette, from the earliest first-generation solid-axle cars to the latest fifth-generation C5. Leffingwell highlights dream and show cars, racers, Zora Arkus-Duntov prototypes and one-offs, and other Corvettes, such as the Sting Ray.

Featured are firsthand accounts by major figures in Corvette development, including Cumberford and Shinoda

Overview

This is the history of the Corvette, from the earliest first-generation solid-axle cars to the latest fifth-generation C5. Leffingwell highlights dream and show cars, racers, Zora Arkus-Duntov prototypes and one-offs, and other Corvettes, such as the Sting Ray.

Featured are firsthand accounts by major figures in Corvette development, including Cumberford and Shinoda, as well as an interview with the late Zora Arkus-Duntov. Filled with color photos, as well as rare, archival b&w photos featuring period racing, advertisements and magazine covers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760313527
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Motorbooks Classic Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(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 sister publisher Voyageur Press, including his most recent Complete Book of Porsche 911 and Corvette 60 Years.He has just finished Porsche 911: Fifty Years, a reexamination of the 911 story based on nearly two dozen new interviews. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.

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