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The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953
     

The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953

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by Mike Mueller
 

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An exhaustive review of six generations of American high performance, from the first 6-cylinder ’Vette of 1953 through today’s fire-breathing, world-beating C6, The Complete Book of Corvette offers an in-depth look at the prototypes and experimental models, the anniversary and pace cars, and the specialty packages for street and competition

Overview

An exhaustive review of six generations of American high performance, from the first 6-cylinder ’Vette of 1953 through today’s fire-breathing, world-beating C6, The Complete Book of Corvette offers an in-depth look at the prototypes and experimental models, the anniversary and pace cars, and the specialty packages for street and competition driving that have made the Corvette a living automotive legend for more than half a century. With extensive details, specs, and photographic coverage, this book is the ultimate resource on America’s sports car. Officially licensed with Chevrolet and including many never-before-published photographs from the carmaker’s archives.

Editorial Reviews

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Corvette Enthusiast, April 2007
“No matter what part of the Corvette scene fascinates you – history, racing, restoration, high performance driving, engineering, technological innovations, or whatever – you’ll not be disappointed in The Complete Book of Corvette. It sweeps the reader away on a magical tour of the Corvette world from its inception in 1953 to the present.”

Vette, July 2007
“If you breathe, eat and sleep Corvettes and Corvette lore, [The Complete Book of Corvette is] another must-have for your automotive library. In fact, [it] may be the most exhaustive review to date of America’s preeminent sports car.”

Road and Track, June 2007
“A massive undertaking, this...book lives up to its name by detailing all six generations of Chevrolet’s plastic fantastic”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760341407
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
01/23/2012
Series:
Complete Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition, Revised & Updated
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.30(d)

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From the Publisher
Corvette Enthusiast, April 2007

“No matter what part of the Corvette scene fascinates you – history, racing, restoration, high performance driving, engineering, technological innovations, or whatever – you’ll not be disappointed in The Complete Book of Corvette. It sweeps the reader away on a magical tour of the Corvette world from its inception in 1953 to the present.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Vette, July 2007

“If you breathe, eat and sleep Corvettes and Corvette lore, [The Complete Book of Corvette is] another must-have for your automotive library. In fact, [it] may be the most exhaustive review to date of America’s preeminent sports car.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Road and Track, June 2007

“A massive undertaking, this...book lives up to its name by detailing all six generations of Chevrolet’s plastic fantastic”

Meet the Author

Mike Mueller has worked as a freelance automotive photojournalist since 1991. A lifetime car enthusiast, Mueller has written and photographed more than 25 automotive and truck history books and contributed photography to at least that many more. Among his long list of titles are Motorbooks' Chevy Chevelle 50 Years, The Complete Book of Corvette, The Complete Book of Classic Dodge and Plymouth Muscle,and The Complete Book of Ford Mustang.

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The Complete Book of Corvette: Every Model Since 1953 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book chronicles all corvettes through 2011. I found the book very informative when purchasing my used 'vette.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago