Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953 with a 235ci engine. It was capable of 150 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque. The Corvette came with a 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. For more information on the 1953 Corvette see the 1953 Corvette research center.
1953 Chevrolet Corvette
Two-door convertible, front engine, rear wheel drive
Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP or “fiberglass”) body, steel frame with steel and chrome structural & chassis components.