Tag: Pininfarina

Steel-bodied 1963 Corvette Rondine Still Amazing Fans After 49 Years

Here’s a trivia question for you: Has there ever been a Corvette made of anything but fiberglass? If you knew the answer is yes, then you probably know the story behind the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Rondine, a rare prototype that was commissioned by the Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina – and was made of steel! The unique

  Comments | By - July 27, 2012

Coachbuilt Corvettes: Flattery or Heresy?

by John CoyleCorvette Forum The Corvette’s fiberglass skin, potent powerplants, and race-proven chassis have long made it a favorite for coachbuilders. Crafting a supercar is a tiny bit easier when you can just play Picasso?and sidestep the whole minefield of designing mechanical bits. So the question is, does this respect for the underpinnings betray a […] More »

  Comments | By - July 28, 2011