If you drive for the sheer zest of it you owe yourself this hour!
If your hands rejoice in the precise balance of a fine gun or the sweet response of a racing sloop…then you owe yourself an hour with the
You’ll find it is, quite literally, like no other car in the world—a heart-lifting blend of the true sports car with all that is best in American engineering.
There is the velvet smoothness of a Powerglide automatic transmission (but with the classic floor selector-lever).
The trouble-free durability of a Chevrolet “Blue-Flame” engine (but with three side-draft carburetors to unleash its flashing 150 horsepower).
The ruggedness of an X-braced box girder frame (but with the astonishing impact resistance of a glass fiber-and-plastic body).
A jewel-case of a dashboard with hooded radio speaker (but with a full array of instruments, including a tachometer).
Luxurious seating for driver and passenger in deep foam rubber (but cradled in the traditional security of bucket seats).
Generous luggage room, the panoramic sweep of a deeply curved windshield, the flair of tomorrow’s styling (but all within the polo-pony compactness of a real road car).
The Corvette blends all these—and more. For it is a driver’s car…a low-slung torpedo with a center of gravity only 18 inches above the concrete…with outrigger rear springs that makes it hold to the road like a stripe of paint…with a 16-to-1 steering ratio that puts needle-threading accuracy at your finger tips.
Frankly, the corvette is a “limited edition,” made only in small numbers. It is intended only for the man or woman to whom driving is not just transportation but an exhilarating game, a sparkling challenge to skill and judgment. If you are one of these, then you owe yourself an hour with a Chevrolet Corvette.
First of the dream cars to come true