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Production reached 10,000 for the 1960.
The first American production car to provide sway bars both front and rear.
The first time Nylon belted tires became available.
The "Wide Whitewall" tires was last featured on the 1961 Corvette.
The 1961 Corvette was the first to remove the "round" nose emblem and replace it with the "CORVETTE" which was spelled out as individual letters.
The big grill teeth vanished forever in 1961, it was replaced by a fine mesh screen in the radiator opening.
The last year for optional two tone paint.
The first to produced over 300 HP from the fuel injected 283 CI V8. The engine (RPO 354) produced 315 horsepower.
1961, is the first year of the trademark quad taillights and the last year for the 283 CI engine.
$3,934.00, the base price of a new 1961 Corvette.
1962, the last year for the power top on the convertible and the last of the solid rear axle corvettes.
After 1962, the power assisted convertible top would be gone.
Stiffer springs were offered as an option that help improve handling.
The 1963 Corvette was built on a redesigned frame and with full independent rear suspension. The combination of the frame/suspension became effective that it lasted until 1984.
The buyers could select on either a coupe or convertible for the first time.
Mitchell designs became the basis for the 1963 Corvettes.
1963 offers, power steering, power brakes, air conditioning and leather seats as new options.
In 1963, leather seats were made available to some colors.
There was a change in weight distribution from 53/47 to 48/52 that makes it much better to ride and significantly better handling.
Compared to other Corvettes, the 1963 had wider front brake drums.
The first year for the electrically operated hidden headlights and the optional 36 gallon long distance fuel tank.
The one and only year for the split window coupe.
The Grand Sport Corvettes were first produced.
The Z06 high performance option were offered to buyers, there were 199 approximately built.
The roof vents became a reality with the blower motor located below the driver side rear fender.
4 engine variations of the 327 engine were made available.
For a set of 5 you could have an Aluminum knock off wheels at only $322.
More rubber were added to the road and increased the stock tire size to 7.75x15 from 6.70x15, the first time ever in Corvette history.
The first appearance of the factory installed side mounted exhaust systems. there were 759 orders.
The only year for the 396ci 425hp engine option.
Nassau Blue was the most popular exterior color in 1965.
The first year to have the smooth block hood and the "power bulge" or big block hood.
The last year for fuel injection of the small block engines.
The 396 Turbo-Jet side emblem was only used in 1965.
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