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SIX GENERATIONS OF CORVETTES
What the new one has to live up to

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Published on Sun, Jan 13, 2013

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

1963 Chevrolet Corvette
The Larry Shinoda-designed 1963 Corvette Sting Ray, the most iconic of all Corvettes

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Chevrolet will introduce the seventh generation Corvette. 60 years after the first Corvette was introduced at the GM Motorama at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, the General will lift the curtains on the C7 Corvette. The new car will have some big shoes to fill, as the makers of past Corvettes are now as legendary as the car itself: Harley Earl, Zora Arkus-Duntov, Bill Mitchell, Larry Shinoda, Dick Guldstrand, and others. On the eve of the introduction, we take a look at the first six generations of Corvettes.

The first Corvette was introduced at GM's Motorama show in January of 1953
1953 Corvette Motorama show car (General Motors)

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