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Corvette Fifty Years

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Publisher Comments:

Officially licensed by General Motors, Corvette: Fifty Years is a colorful, nostalgic and commemorative look at the obstacles and achievements of this classic American sports car, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2003. The book provides new insight into the fascinating story of the beloved Corvette with unpublished stories and previously unseen historical and all-new color photographs. Witness Corvette's 1953 Motorama debut, the fervor generated by the Blue Flame Special, and the excitement surrounding the Indy Pace Cars and the ZR-1. Previously unpublished Corvette stories and never-before seen historical photographs complement 100 stunning, new color photos. From standard production models to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and Grand Sport, Leffingwell details their histories and delivers a full half-century of Corvette history.

Synopsis:

- Fifty full years of Corvette history- Stunning color photographs from master lensman Randy Leffingwell- America's only true sports car lives on

Synopsis:

Covering 50 full years of Corvette history, this book features stunning colorphotographs from master lensman Randy Leffingwell.

Synopsis:

A thoughtful and entertaining history of the Corvette with many previously unpublished Corvette stories.

Synopsis:

Best-selling author/photographer Randy Leffingwell delivers this colorful and nostalgic of America's most famous and successful sports car. Witness Corvette's history-making 1953 Motorama debut, flash back to the fervor generated by the Stingray, and relive the excitement surrounding the Official Indy 500 Pace Cars, the 7R-l, and others. Filled with previously unpublished Corvette stories along with never-before seen historical photographs that complement 100s of all-new color photos. From standard production models to seldom seen prototypes to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and the Grand Sport, Leffingwell documents their histories and offers up breath-taking new photographs. A full half-century of Corvette history awaits you!

About the Author

Randy Leffingwell has blended his fascination with all things mechanical and his gift for writing to create several best-selling, award-winning books including Corvette: Fifty Years, Mustang: Forty Years, Porsche 911: Perfection by Design, and many others. He lives in Montecito, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760311806
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Location:
St. Paul, Minn
Subject:
History
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Corvette automobile
Subject:
Automotive - History
Subject:
Corvette automobile -- History.
Edition Description:
First
Series:
10 1/2 X 12
Series Volume:
no. 109/110
Publication Date:
20021108
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B&W Ill: 50 - Color Ill: 400
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
12 x 10.5 x 1.5 in 6.69 lb

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Product details 384 pages Motorbooks International - English 9780760311806 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - Fifty full years of Corvette history- Stunning color photographs from master lensman Randy Leffingwell- America's only true sports car lives on
"Synopsis" by ,
Covering 50 full years of Corvette history, this book features stunning colorphotographs from master lensman Randy Leffingwell.
"Synopsis" by , A thoughtful and entertaining history of the Corvette with many previously unpublished Corvette stories.
"Synopsis" by , Best-selling author/photographer Randy Leffingwell delivers this colorful and nostalgic of America's most famous and successful sports car. Witness Corvette's history-making 1953 Motorama debut, flash back to the fervor generated by the Stingray, and relive the excitement surrounding the Official Indy 500 Pace Cars, the 7R-l, and others. Filled with previously unpublished Corvette stories along with never-before seen historical photographs that complement 100s of all-new color photos. From standard production models to seldom seen prototypes to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and the Grand Sport, Leffingwell documents their histories and offers up breath-taking new photographs. A full half-century of Corvette history awaits you!
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