This vivid color gallery profiles four full decades of Chevrolet's most prominent Corvettes, from the first 1953 models through the 1996 models, including the SR-2, Z06, ZR1, LT-1, Grand Sport, Airbox fuelie, Indy Pacer, Betty Skelton racer, plus 25th, 35th, and 40th anniversary specials. Highlights include Corvette model history and evolution, specs and technical notes. Winner of the 1996 Moto Award.
|Series:||Enthusiast Color Series|
|Product dimensions:||8.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)|
About the Author
Mike Mueller (Arlington, Texas) has worked as a freelance automotive photojournalist since 1991. A 1983 graduate of the University of Illinois’ journalism program, Mueller held staff positions from 1987 to 1991 with Automobile Quarterly, Corvette Fever, Muscle Car Review, and Mustang Monthly, among others. A lifetime car enthusiast, Mueller has written/photographed more than 25 automotive history (including pickup trucks) books and contributed photography to at least that many more. Among his long list of titles are Motorbooks’ The Complete Book of Classic GM Muscle, The Complete Book of Corvette, The Complete Book of Dodge & Plymouth Muscle, and The Complete Book of Mustang. He also has photographed dozens of car/truck calendars and contributed more than 1,000 articles to magazines like Car Craft, AutoWeek, Street Rodder, Motor Trend's Truck Trend, Car Collector, Baseball Digest, and American History Illustrated. His photos have appeared in LIFE, Forbes, Esquire, Automobile, Popular Hot Rodding, and countless other publications.