The Chevrolet Corvette C3 was launched in 1968 and the sleek new body style was based on the 1965 Mako Shark II Concept. By 1968 the Chevrolet Corvette had become a mainstay in the American performance car market but the introduction of the C3 Corvette rocketed the Chevrolet sports car to stardom. Running from 168 […]
Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 3rd generation Chevrolet Corvette C3, known as the Shark, was manufactured from 1968 through 1982 as a 2-door coupe or convertible. The C3 also tied in with the Mattel® Hot Wheels custom Corvette toy car. A total of 542,741 Corvette C3′s were manufactured between 1968 and 1982 at the Chevrolet […]
The Chevrolet Corvette celebrated its Silver Anniversary in 1978; to celebrate, General Motors and Chevy introduced two special 25th Anniversary Edition C3 Vettes.