On This Day 63 Years Ago – The first sleek Corvette rolled off the GM production line!

On 30th June 1953 the first Chevrolet Corvette rolled off the production line at General Motors. This all-fibreglass-bodied American sports car with its sleek lines was one of the best car designs ever produced in the American Car Industry.

Myron Scott is credited for naming the car after the a maneuverable warship called a corvette. The Chevrolet Corvette was originally built in Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri but is currently manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky and it’s the official sports car of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

You’ve missed the auction for this one in 2011 but look at the price and wonder how much it would be 5 years later!

This rare 1953 Corvette has VIN 243. It has won numerous awards including the Triple Crown Award, Bloomington Gold Award, NCRS Chapter Top Flight Award in 2000 and the Gold Spinner Award. This car is one of the highest point cars ever judged. This car is very unique in that a 2003 50th Anniversary Corvette was manufactured with a matching VIN and matching colors.
This rare 1953 Corvette has VIN 243. It has won numerous awards including the Triple Crown Award in the year 2000: Bloomington Gold Award, NCRS Chapter Top Flight Award and the Vettefest Gold Spinner Award.
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