1968 introduced the world to the third generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, known by many as the Stingray. The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette still carried the Stingray name in marketing campaigns but it did not display the name anywhere on the vehicle. General Motors had tried to keep the sleek new Corvette design under wraps until […]
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.