1953 Chevrolet Corvette, History of the Corvette in Pictures

1953 Corvette

The first Chevrolet Corvette rolled off a Flint, Michigan, assembly line on June 30, 1953. As one of the nationals longest-running nameplates, the Corvette has earned a permanent spot in annals of motoring history. Here we celebrate the ‘Vette in pictures. Though this classic Chevy has changed dramatically over the years, each generation is unmistakingly a Corvette. 

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Consumer Guide says of the Corvette:

Pros: Spectacular performance; prices are reasonable compared to class competitors; nicely finished interior; impressive technology features

Cons: Limited rear visibility; limited interior storage space; low-set seats can make entry and exit tricky