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 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...]

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...]

Backlite

An automobile's rear window. … [Read more...]

Big Block

Large displacement V8 engines  of either 396, 427, 454 cubic inches. These were optional in Corvettes from 1965 through 1974. … [Read more...]

Big Tank

Optional thirty-six gallon fuel tank for 1963 through 1967, or twenty-four gallon fuel tank for 1959 through 1962 Corvettes. … [Read more...]