Seven Decades Of Power Are Meant to Be Celebrated
Bring out the birthday cake and candles. If you're the proud owner of a Corvette Stingray, it's time to celebrate its 70th birthday. Visit your local Chevrolet dealer to see how you can order your very own 70th-anniversary Stingray Corvette.
How the Stingray Grew To Be an American Classic
The first model of the Corvette Stingray went on sale in 1953. The first model featured a classic convertible style and an inline 6-cylinder engine that put out a respectable 150 horsepower. The introduction of the Corvette was a direct response to European sports vehicles and their rising popularity. While it was slow to find its footing in the US market, the Corvette began to grow in popularity as well in U.S. markets. That is only after it was outf...