Chevrolet Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette
C6 Corvette
Manufacturer General Motors
Production 1953–present
Class Sports car
Body style(s) 2-door coupé
2-door convertible
Platform FR Y-body (1984–present)
Related Cadillac XLR

The Chevrolet Corvette is a sports car that has been built by Chevrolet since 1953. It is now in its 7th generation.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

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Chevrolet was formed in 1911 as part of General Motors. The name (Chevrolet) comes from the creator Louis Chevrolet. Over 100 million cars have been built. Around 1953 Chevrolet wanted to create a sport model. They called the sports car Corvette.

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Corvette C-1 was the first Corvette model. It was created by GM (General Motors) in 1953. It was designed by Harley Earl and it was a show car. The C-1 did not work well. This was because water and exhaust leaked into the car. Because of this the car was in danger of not being made anymore. The company created new models that worked better. The car became popular.

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