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The Astro II was one of the most significant case studies of Duntov’s outright refusal to let his mid-engine dreams die, and as such, ultimately entered the history books as a precursor to the eventual mid-engine, C8 Corvettes of today. The Astro II was designed in a way that was more representative of the Corvette’s typical styling cues, than that of The Astro I.
Power and blinding acceleration were the driving forces behind the development of the 1968-1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427. Only 390 1969 Corvettes were built with the famous L89 427 and while the L89 option was chosen 624 times in 1968, it is still a rare beast relative to total production. The 427 CI engine was good for 435 HP and a strong 460 lb-ft of torque making it one of the best-accelerating cars of its time. 
The Corvette built for 'Bunkie' Knudsen is a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette styling car known as the "Bunkie" Knudsen Corvette, built for Chevrolet general manager Semon E. "Bunkie" Knudsen. Finished in Rose Pearl with a full-length White racing stripe, it is outwardly distinguished by its chromed header-style pipes.
This 1961 Chevrolet Corvette factory race car possesses a host of rare options and a provenance worthy of the velvet rope treatment at any of the world’s finest auto museums or vintage races.  Gulf Oil sponsored and driven to an SCCA B-Production national championship by the likes of Dr. Dick “The Flying Dentist” Thompson and Don Yenko, it stands as one the most successful and important production-based Corvette race cars ever constructed. 
The Purple People Eater MKIII is a 1959 Corvette that was literally unbeatable in SCCA B-Production racing in the late 1950s. There were three Purple People Eaters built in 1958 and 1959. The 1959 model, won every race it entered, except the last one, with Jim Jeffords behind the wheel and mechanic Ronnie Kaplan turning wrenches. The car was built by a team at Nickey Chevrolet in Chicago.
Duntov started off with a ‘54 Corvette as his test mule. He knew that accomplishing his goal would require two things: more power and improved aerodynamics. First, he removed the stock windshield and built a small windscreen. A tonneau cover was then added to the passenger side, and a fairing with a long fin was added to the rear deck behind the driver’s head.
When the crankshaft broke on Gary Laughlin’s Ferrari Monza he had had enough. Being the owner of several Chevrolet dealers, he turned to Peter Coltrin to have a few rebodied. Fortunately, they pursued Sergio Scaglietti who made three fastback coupes on the Corvette chassis.
2022 Corvette Sales Brochure
You can download for free this exclusive 2022 Corvette sales brochure for more information about the car. Against the grain. That’s the trajectory of the Chevrolet Corvette going back almost 70 years, which is what makes the Corvette journey so remarkable. Against the grain compared to other sports cars.
The mid engine Corvette, introduced as a 2020 model, was a completely different animal. For 2021 however, changes were minimal. The two basic body styles - coupe and convertible - saw no changes. The drivetrain, which consisted of 6.2 liter V8 L2 engine mated to an eight-speed dual-clutch was the same.
You can download for free this exclusive 2021 Corvette sales brochure for more information about the car. The eighth-generation Corvette, introduced as a 2020 model, continues to impress the most seasoned automobile enthusiasts around the world. Available in coupe or convertible.
2020 Corvette Sales Brochure
You can download for free this exclusive 2020 Corvette sales brochure for more information about the car. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. The all-new mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray is here. When reinventing this iconic automobile, the creators broke barriers with a Corvette so advanced that the world of sports cars may never be the same.