America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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1958–62 Corvette
For 1958 the Corvette adds four headlights with separate lights for low beams and high beams. Louvers are added to the hood and two chrome strips added on the trunk. For 1961 the rear-end was redesigned with four round taillights and the exhaust no longer extending through the rear bodywork. The 1962 Corvette was offered only in solid colors with no two-tone option, the chrome trim around the side cove was removed and the grille was black. The V8 engine grew to 327 cubic inches producing up to 360 horsepower.

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