America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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1956–57 Corvette
For 1956 the Corvette was redesigned with exposed headlights, sculpted sides, roll-up windows and for the first time a removable hardtop was offered. The side cove sculpted in behind the front wheels could be painted a second color. For 1957 V8 engine size increased to 283 cubic inches and fuel-injection was offered, producing up to 283 horsepower

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