The Chevrolet Corvette has been thrilling drivers since 1953. Chevrolet is introducing the seventh generation of this legend in the 2014 model year. From 1963 to 1967, the Corvette Sting Ray was spelled with two words. It became the Stingray from 1969 through 1976. In 2014, this model is returning to the original Sting Ray spelling. To fully appreciate the Corvette, look at a brief history of where this vehicle began.
First Generation 1953 to 1962
Chevrolet introduced the first generation of the Corvette in 1953. General Motors only produced 300 of this first edition masterpiece. The body was fiberglass and the vehicle was designed as a concept car. The engine produced 150 horsepower and used a two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. In 1958, the Corvette,