A-Arm

A lateral suspension link resembling the letter A. … [Read more...]

A-Pillar

The post section between the windshield and door glass. … [Read more...]

ABS

Anti-lock Braking System - Sensors monitor wheel rotation and prevent wheel lockup during braking by modulating hydraulic pressure. This became standard equipment for Corvette in 1986. … [Read more...]

Active Handling

A suspension system with actuators at each wheel controlled by an electronic control unit. Corvette's active suspension was optional from 1998 - 2000, however became standard in 2001 models. … [Read more...]

Active Keyless Entry

A key fob with buttons that unlocks the doors. In newer models an option is available to start the engine from this fob. … [Read more...]

Analog

In instruments, the classic design which typically used a pointer moving along an arc to display information. Corvette's main instruments were analog through 1982, partially analog from 1990 through 1996, then full analog again starting in 1997. … [Read more...]

Anniversary Editions

Special paint and/or trim to mark the anniversary model years of 1978 (25th anniversary), 1988 (35th anniversary), 1993 (40th anniversary), 2003 (50th anniversary), and 2013 (60th anniversary). … [Read more...]

Arkus-Duntov, Zora

Arkus-Duntov, Zora - was a Belgian-born American engineer whose work on the Chevrolet Corvette earned him the nickname "Father of the Corvette." He is NOT the inventor of the Corvette because that title was earned by Harley Earl. … [Read more...]

ASR

Acceleration Slip Regulation - Also known as "Traction Control". Engine spark retard, throttle close down, and brake intervention limited wheel spin during acceleration. This feature was standard on Corvette beginning in 1992. … [Read more...]

B-Pillar

The area between the door glass and rear window in Corvettes. … [Read more...]