Tiger in a tuxedo!
The corvette above is a very civilized vehicle-and hides its secret well. Cruising along the boulevards, whispering past the glitter of café lights, it drifts like a well-mannered dream. It is the epitome of luxury, sweetly sprung, hush-voiced, deep-cushioned, endowed with every convenience artful craftsmen can devise.
But a good many people have discovered to their very genuine surprise that this suave elegance conceals a savage competence. For this is a sports car, in the accurate meaning of the term. It is perfectly docile town car and touring car. But it also can erupt, instantly, into a full-bore competition car.