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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Arkus-Duntov's '66 Vette
Corvette was not a high-performance car until Zora Arkus-Duntov fitted it with a V-8 engine and began campaigning Corvettes in racing in the late 1950s. The late Arkus-Duntov is shown with a 1966 Corvette. Photo: GM