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Obviously the same government regulations that impeded straight-line performance for the fourth generation of America’s sports car also limited competitors cars as well. Dave McLellan, Corvette’s chief engineer from 1975 until his retirement in 1992, understood the impact strict CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and safety government regulations dictated, and though challenging, he recognized that […]

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The curtain was falling on the most successful generation in Corvette’s history. More third generation Corvettes were sold than any other generation, a title still held with 542,861 cars sold. The third generation was also the longest running body style, being produced for fifteen years. It was a generation of extremes and contradictions, a generation […]

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission Few people, even the ?aficionados? to which the ad alludes, understand the prophetic significance and symbolism in this 1962 Campbell-Ewald ad.  ?Aficionados are made, not born. Corvette enthusiasm, like manhood, is a condition that develops slowly and requires the […]