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Title:
Corvette : American legend
Author:
Adams, Noland.
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Physical Description:
volumes <1-3 > : illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
1. The beginning -- 2. 1954-55 production -- 3. 1956 racing success.
ISBN:
9781880524206

9781880524220

9781880524282
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Book

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Summary

Summary

The amazing history of the Chevrolet Corvette, told through photographs of the early planning and production stages plus a detailed text. This is the full story of the men and women who crafted the Corvette into America's only true sports car. Chapters include: Tracing the Corvette's Roots; Designer Carl Renner; Le Sabre and XP-300 Concept Cars; Code Name 'Opel'; A Body of Fiberglass, and more.


Author Notes

Noland went on to write several hundred magazine articles, and five books on Corvette history covering 1953 to 1960. He has also hosted a videotape series, and has given presentations on Corvette restoration all over the U.S., Canada, Sweden, and England.