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Chevrolet Corvette: Bildbände - Geschichte und Technik (1/2)

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Corvette: 70 Years - The One and Only

Chevrolet's Corvette is one of the most influential and iconic American automobiles in history, holding the mantle of America's sports car across seven decades. In this richly illustrated book author Richard Prince captures the full story of one of these legendary automobiles. Beautiful, contemporary photos and rare historical images accompany in-depth analyses of milestone cars and events.

Notably, the story is told through the lens of the three dozen most influential Corvettes representing all eight generations, including the:
- The 1953 car that started it all
- New performance heights in 1957 with fuel-injected V8
- Early design and engineering specials, including the 1957 SS, CERV I, Mako Shark II
- Landmark 1963 split-window coupe
- The first of the revolutionary styled C3s
- All-new 1984 C4 and powerful Callaway twin-turbos and ZR1s
- World-class 1997 C5
- Ultra-high-performance C5, C6, and C7 Z06 and ZR1
- Revolutionary mid-engine C8 Corvette introduced in 2020
- Corvette racecars.

Created with the cooperation of General Motors, the book brings to light the engineering and design stories behind one of GM's most famous cars, as well as its key players. Comprising a unique perspective on a motoring legend, Corvette 70 Years truly is the one and only.

Produktinformation

Autor:Richard Prince
Ausführung:256 Seiten, 25.5 x 31.5 x 2.9 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:zahlreiche farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:Motorbooks International (USA, 2022)
EAN:9780760372012
Buch: Corvette: 70 Years - The One and Only

Corvette: 70 Years - The One and Only

Sprache: Englisch

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Corvette - Chevrolet's Supercar

The world's fascination with the Chevrolet Corvette shows no sign of letting up, nearly 70 years after its launch. Witness the complete history of America's original sports car, right up to the much-buzzed-about mid-engined Stingray supercar released in 2019.

Through hundreds of rare and unpublished photos from GM's media and design archives, and in-depth analysis from noted Corvette historian Randy Leffingwell, "Corvette: Chevrolet's Supercar" celebrates America's legendary sports car across eight decades. All of the production models and special editions are included, as are legendary race versions of the Corvette.
Leffingwell leaves no corner unexamined in his coverage of the entire evolution of America's longest continuously produced nameplate, from Harley Earl's initial concept to the latest eighth-generation car.

Officially licensed and created in cooperation with General Motors, this book examines the Corvette's place in popular culture as well its engineering and design successes. From the inaugural 1953 model to today's stunning supercar, Leffingwell features all aspects of the most iconic Chevrolet: history, racing, period ads, and key designers such as Bill Mitchell, engineers such as the fabled Zora Arkus-Duntov, celebrity 'Vette fans, and more.
Authoritatively written, beautifully illustrated, and spanning nearly seven decades, this is the book no Corvette enthusiast will want to miss - an ultimate history of America's first and foremost sports car.

Produktinformation

Autor:Randy Leffingwell
Ausführung:256 Seiten, 30 x 24.5 x 3 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:400 farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:Motorbooks International (USA, 2021)
EAN:9780760368503
Buch: Corvette - Chevrolet's Supercar

Corvette - Chevrolet's Supercar

Sprache: Englisch

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The Complete Book of Corvette : Every Model Since 1953

This book covers every production model and every year of Chevrolet's legendary performance car. Every Z06 and ZR-1, racers, prototypes, Indy pace cars - they're all here, including the stunning mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray. Every model year is presented with an insightful text, technical specifications, and beautiful photography culled from the author's own images and GM's photographic archives.

With more than sixty years of production under its belt, the Corvette remains a world-class sports car offering a fascinating development story and a stellar competition record. "The Complete Book of Corvette" covers all eight generations, from the first six-cylinder model in 1953 to the all-conquering L88 of the 1960s to 21st century ZR1 and Z06 to today's tour de force mid-engine Stingray - the ultimate expression of Chevrolet's and Zora Arkus Duntov's vision.

Prototypes, racers, one-offs, and specialty packages also get their due as do the designers and engineers behind the iconic Corvette. It's all here in the ultimate reference for all Corvette enthusiasts.

Produktinformation

Autor:Mike Mueller
Ausführung:320 Seiten, 31 x 26 x 3.1 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:425 farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:Motorbooks International (USA, 2020)
EAN:9780760365212
Buch: The Complete Book of Corvette : Every Model Since 1953

The Complete Book of Corvette : Every Model Since 1953

Sprache: Englisch

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Art of the Corvette - Photographic Legacy of America's Original Sports Car

This book profiles two dozen Corvettes from all seven generations, beginning with the first 1953 Blue Flame Six Corvette and concluding with the return of an icon, the stunning 2014 Corvette Stingray. Using a unique style of portraiture known as light-painting, acclaimed photographers Randy Leffingwell and Tom Loeser present the most recognizable, unique, and historic Corvettes ever produced.

From the chrome-lined grilles of the 1953 Roadster and sexy curves of the first C3s to the aggressive snarl of the 2012 ZR1 and the bold, blunt powerhouse of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, all are presented in breathtaking color and detail. Rare and one-off cars abound as well, like the 1963 Z06 Sting Ray and one of only a handful of 1967 L88 convertibles.
With an authoritative text by Leffingwell, one of the world's leading Corvette historians, and over 200 stunning photographs, "Art of the Corvette" presents this landmark of American automotive engineering and design, the Chevrolet Corvette, as never before seen.

Some of the vehicles you'll find inside include:
- 1953 Corvette
- 1963 Sting Ray Z06 coupe
- 1966 Sting Ray L72 coupe
- 1969 L71 convertible
- 1978 Indy Pace Car
- 1989 convertible
- 1996 Grand Sport coupe
- 2003 50th anniversary convertible
- 2012 ZR1 coupe
- 2014 C7 Stingray coupe.

Produktinformation

Autor:Randy Leffingwell
Ausführung:224 Seiten, 31.5 x 25.5 x 1.7 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:200+ Farbfotos
Verlag:Crestline Books (USA, 2019)
EAN:9780785837503
Buch: Art of the Corvette - Photographic Legacy of America's Original Sports Car

Art of the Corvette - Photographic Legacy of America's Original Sports Car

Sprache: Englisch

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Chevrolet Corvette : The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996

This revised reprint of a classic title covers the history and development of the racing Corvettes, from the car's beginnings in the 1950s with just 250 horsepower, through the Corvette GTP of the 1980s, with over 1000 horsepower, and on to 1996, when 4th generation cars give way to the 5th generation.

Included are many interviews with the drivers who raced these exciting, weighty and always fast cars, including John Greenwood, Dick Gulstrand, Jerry Grant and 'Fast' Phil Curring, amongst others.

The book is illustrated with many quality photographs, supplied by General Motors and well-known motoring photographers; it also contains detailed specifications of the production cars, and road test reports.

Produktinformation

Autor:John Starkey
Ausführung:192 Seiten, 23 x 21 x 1.7 cm, Softcover
Abbildungen:162 farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2019)
Serie:Veloce Classic Reprint
EAN:9781787114920
Buch: Chevrolet Corvette : The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996

Chevrolet Corvette : The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996

Sprache: Englisch

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Corvette Special Editions : Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Lingenfelters, Z06s, and More

Special-edition Corvettes are the tip of the spear when it comes to the American auto manufacturers' special models. Luminous cars, such as the 1967 L88 convertible, 1969 aluminum block ZL1, and 2015 Z06 &#35;001, have all commanded a million dollars or more. Modern dealer-tuned cars from Lingenfelter, Callaway, and Hennessey have carried the tradition of making a great Corvette even better.

Keith Cornett compiles a row of special-edition Corvettes. This book is an encyclopedia of information as you will learn about some of the rarest Corvettes on the planet. It will serve as a guide if you're looking to add one of these special machines to your collection.

Produktinformation

Autor:Keith Cornett
Ausführung:192 Seiten, 26 x 26.5 x 2.2 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:400 farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:CarTech Inc (USA, 2018)
EAN:9781613253939
Buch: Corvette Special Editions : Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Lingenfelters, Z06s, and More

Corvette Special Editions : Includes Pace Cars, L88s, Callaways, Lingenfelters, Z06s, and More

Sprache: Englisch

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The Corvette - Rise of a Sportscar

In this comprehensive book, Mark Eaton writes the full the history of the Corvette of its sixty-three years of development. The author examines how the Corvette measures up to the sports car criteria and makes comparisons with the mainly foreign competition.

He follows the evolution of the shape of the car and how this was affected by both time and geography. He also analyses the social issues such as the craving for fun in both good and bad times and the effects of fuel crises and fuel emissions regulations.

The author examines the various styling changes of the cars as they evolved over the decades as well as some of the revolutionary engineering changes that set new standards in the US automotive industry.
He explains how the Corvette survived the financial challenges to Chevrolet and General Motors.

Produktinformation

Autor:Mark Eaton
Ausführung:96 Seiten, 23.5 x 16.5 x 1.2 cm, Softcover
Abbildungen:60 farbige und s/w-Abbildungen
Verlag:Amberley Publishing (GB, 2017)
EAN:9781445664453
Buch: The Corvette - Rise of a Sportscar

The Corvette - Rise of a Sportscar

Sprache: Englisch

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Art of the Corvette

An artistic celebration of the Corvette, America's most iconic and best-loved sports car. Chevy's Corvette remains one of the most distinctive and beautiful American vehicles on the road today.
With the launch of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, the seventh-generation model, Corvette fans young and old will be reminded why they love this vehicle in the first place.

Featuring Corvettes from each generation, Art of the Corvette continues Motorbooks popular "Art of" series by celebrating the iconic Corvette through high-quality studio portraits by veteran car photographers Randy Leffingwell and Tom Loeser.

Produktinformation

Autor:Randy Leffingwell
Ausführung:224 Seiten, 31 x 25.5 cm, Hardcover
Abbildungen:210 Farbfotos
Verlag:Motorbooks International (USA, 2014)
EAN:9780760346402
Buch: Art of the Corvette

Art of the Corvette

Sprache: Englisch

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Letzte Aktualisierung:24-02-2024