Sixty years of Corvette history
From its start as America's answer to European sports cars in 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been a constant presence on the track and throughout American pop culture. Here's a look back through its history ahead of the unveiling of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette.
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1965 Chevrolet Manta Ray
Bill Mitchell's love of all things nautical continued with the 1965 Manta Ray, which showed where GM would take Vette design through the '70s. The Stingray name was dropped from the Vette after Mitchell retired in 1977.