Corvette Stingray – What’s In The Name?

CORVETTE STINGRAY, We Like It! The name Corvette comes from the smallest class of vessel considered to be a warship. The typical size of the modern Corvette is between 500 tons and 2,000 tons although recent designs may approach 3,000 tons, which might instead be considered a small frigate. It is … [Read more...]

What’s The Mako Shark All About? (1968-1973)

Did Someone Say "SHARK"? With flared fenders flying high above the front wheels and a flamboyant front end favoring the nose of a shark, the 1968 Corvette, nicknamed the Mako Shark was spawned! The original concept car was almost four years old by now and was originally designed with a … [Read more...]

The First Stingray (1963-1967)

Corvette Earns The Name "Stingray" Five decades after its introduction, the 1963 Corvette remains one of the most daring, comprehensive and completely thrilling automotive sports car designs of the century. Many sports car admirers would proclaim, the ’63-'67 Corvette Stingrays are the most … [Read more...]