The complete history of America's most famous sports car, from its introduction in 1953 through the 2005 models. Each generation of Corvette is colorfully portrayed in a lively narrative and captivating photography. Capitalizes on the heightened interest in Corvette on its 50th anniversary. More than 700 exciting photographs, most in full color; rare factory photos and unusual styling studio proposals; news and events of each model year; and advertising and promotional material. Useful charts cover each year's specifications and available engines and colors.Special in-depth sections profile key Corvette designers and engineers and examine such important models as the Corvette Super Sport and Grand Sport racers, and the mid-engine Corvette Indy dream car.