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The Ultimate 1953 Corvette Database

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Research

An in-depth guide to the 1953 'Vette: Specifications, photo galleries, VIN information, recalls, options, & everything else you could want to know about the second Corvette generation's second model year.

Everything You Want to Know About the '53 Corvette, All in One Place

Our team of Corvette fanatics obsess over the details that matter. After turning CorvSport.com into the largest Corvette database on the internet, we decided to take it a step further and build out model-year guides. Here you'll find everything from engines to maintenance schedules, wallpapers to detailed specifications. If it's about the 1953 Corvette, you'll find it here.

Start Here: 1953 Chevrolet Corvette Guide: History, Performance, & More

After the incredible success of the prototype at the 1953 Motorama in New York City, Corvette went from being the fantastic concept car designed by Harley J. Earl to an, (as yet unrealized), production car that was already commanding great deals of attention.  Hoping to capitalize on the favorable public opinion and the overwhelmingly positive reviews by the press, General Motors put the Corvette on a fast track to production.

1953 Corvette Technical Research & Data

Dig into the numbers behind the 1953 Corvette and check out these hand-curated research papers and data-driven reports, including VIN information, pricing/options, color samples, and more.

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For all 1953 Corvettes, the location of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), body style, body number trim and paint combination can be found on the instrument panel brace under the glove box.
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In 1953, a total of 300 Corvettes were produced. The first Corvette came off the assembly line on June 30, 1953.  The first two were destroyed as they were engineering test cars.

1953 Corvette Engine Guides

Looking for information on the engines powering the 53 'Vette? Look no further.

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1953 Corvette Ads, Brochures, Photos, & Videos

Because who doesn't love a gorgeous first generation Corvette?

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Our team has scoured the web to find some great videos of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. The 1953 Corvette is America's first model year of the first generation of the Corvette and it was the beginning of a cult following. Some of the videos featured will not have audio but you can almost envision yourself in that era.
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1953 Corvette Auction & Sales Data

See our coverage of 1953 Vettes up for auction or for sale. Note: this not a classifieds area.

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