While working at GM and afterward as the author of the authoritative Corvette history, Karl Ludvigsen was close to the behind-the-scenes development of Chevrolet's Corvette. As a result, his collection contains many rare and unusual photos of the experimental Corvettes built both for the road and racing - exotic chassis, engines, styling concepts and designs. In this book he opens his files and takes the reader behind the scenes of Chevrolet R&D and Design Staff to show the rare and spectacular machines conceived by Bill Mitchell, Zora Duntov, Larry Shinoda and others in the car-crazy Corvette world at GM.
About the Author
Karl Ludvigsen is respected as a close and knowledgeable observer of, and participant in, the world motor industry. In addition to his industry activities as an executive with GM, Fiat and Ford and head of a consulting company, he has been active for over 60 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some five dozen books to his credit, all concerning cars and the motor industry, his life-long passion. Many have been garlanded for their high standard of writing and research. An American, he lives in the UK, in Suffolk.