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The Corvette Factories: Building America's Sports Car

Mike Mueller

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Pages: 192

Publisher: Motorbooks; First edition (November 16, 2009)

ISBN: 0760335516

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.5 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF


In its nearly six decades, Chevrolet’s Corvette--America’s only sportscar--has been produced in just three factories, first in St. Louis and now in Bowling Green.  This book is the first to offer an up-close view of the process of building an automotive legend.  From the rudimentary hand-formed fiberglass bodies in the St. Louis factory, to the state of the art production on the modern line in Bowling Green, The Corvette Factories takes readers through the story of the Corvette’s evolution as the world’s performance benchmark.  Detailed archival photographs and the latest images provide a unique behind-the-scenes look at the Corvette as an exemplar of General Motors’ most advanced technology.  Indispensable to Corvette fans and sportscar aficionados, this volume is also a critical chapter of automotive history.