Corvettes

Through the Years

The Corvette is one of the most iconic cars on the planet and for good reason. Throughout the brand’s existence, they’ve consistently wowed exhibitionists and consumers alike with the trademark chassis and the inclusion of more powerful engines. Here are the most memorable Corvette models over the years.

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Corvette C1

1953-1962

Corvette C1

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The first Corvette, the EX-122, was revealed in 1953 and only ran for 300 models in the first batch.

Corvette C2

1963-1967

Corvette C2

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The “Stingray”, to this day, is one of the most iconic and sought-after Corvette models with its split-window design, which had a run of exactly one year.

Corvette C3

1968-1982

Corvette C3

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The C3 line and ran for 14 years and was known most for its body style (particularly the ‘65 Mako Shark II), which many future generations of Corvette derived their body style from.

Corvette C4

1984-1996

Corvette C4

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The L-83 went from a concave shape to a convex one in ‘91 and featured and an innovative new 350cid, 5.7-liter engine that could push 205 horsepower–revolutionary for the time.

Corvette C5

1997-2004

Corvette C5

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The models of this era stood out as a trademark of Corvette’s high quality at affordable prices with its upgraded drivetrain, brand new chassis, new backbone frame, and the 345-hp, LS1 V-8 engine.

Corvette C6

2005-2013

Corvette C6

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One of the least-changed eras of models, the C6 line was lighter, had a longer wheelbase, and was shorter by 6 inches; but notable aspects were the return of headlights (absent since ‘62), more spacious seating, and a $250 drop in price.

Corvette C7

2014-PRESENT

Corvette C7

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Nearly every aspect of the latest line was new, from the chassis and body style to the drivetrain: a good example being the C7 Z06, which is the fastest Corvette in history.