It was America's sports car from the first, and in the half-century since, it's only gotten better. This book gives Chevrolet's Corvette the treatment it deserves, with brilliant, detailed photographs of noteworthy models from all six generations. Full-color pictures, performance statistics, and historical summaries of each of Corvette's six generations: this volume packs nearly 80 vehicles and over 250 color photos into an irresistible close-up look at an incomparable sports car. Here are the cars that seduced generation after generation, from the 1953 Corvette convertible and 1963 Corvette Grand Sport to the 1990 Corvette ZR-1 and 2006 Corvette Z06--a fitting celebration of the world's longest continuously produced sports car.
Tom Benford has been a freelance journalist for more than 30 years and contributes regularly to several national magazines. His titles for Motorbooks include Corvette: Five Decades of Sports Car Speed, Corvette Performance Projects 1968–1982, Corvette Gallery, Garage and Workshop Gear Guide, The Street Rod, and others. He lives in Brick, New Jersey.
James Mann is one of the world's leading car and motorcycle photographers, with more than 20 years of experience shooting for enthusiast publications, the motor industry, and businesses around the world. His work has appeared within and on the covers of more than 50 books and has provided stunning visuals for numerous magazines, including Classic and Sports Car, CAR magazine, Forza, The Sunday Times, and Automobile magazine as well as being chosen to photograph the British Auto Legends stamps for the Royal Mail. His advertising clients include Aston Martin, BMW, and Toyota, among others.