Chevrolet Corvette 60th Anniversary Exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum
This week We dive into the history of the Chevrolet Corvette at a special 60th anniversary exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Come join Car and Driver contributing editor Csaba Csere as he explores the rich history of this iconic sports car.
The Corvettes in this episode: 1953 Corvette EX-122 – 0:45 1956 Corvette SR-2 – 4:25 1960 CERV (Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle) 1 – 6:34 1962 Big Tank Corvette – 13:25 1964 World’s Fair Corvette – 15:54 1959 Corvette Italia by Scaglietti – 19:38 1963 Corvette Grand Sport – 21:50 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe – 24:33 1968 Corvette L88 – 25:31 1969 Corvette L88 Race Car – 28:06 1968 Corvette Sundowner Bonneville Race Car – 30:56 1984 C4 Corvette – 32:30 2004 Corvette Convertible Indianapolis 500 Edition – 35:05 2010 Corvette ZR1 – 39:01
Last week we talked about the making of the Rolls-Royce Phantom, one of the world’s spectacular super luxury automobiles. So, why not one more? We can dream, can’t we? 🙂 Today we’re going to look at the Bugatti Veyron. With its 16-cylinder four-wheel drive, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 may well be the most sophisticated production vehicle of all times. Here’s the story of this exotic super car and how it’s made…
For decades, Chrysler worked on an alternative engine design that might have provided a very flexible alternative. It ended without fanfare in 1979, and was never picked up again – as far as we know. Richard Benner, Jr., wrote: “Mike Eberhart (who works here at Chrysler St. Louis) is the guy who takes the vehicle around for shows all over the U.S. He gives rides in the vehicles (I have ridden 3 times) and for anyone who says they did ride it it, if they did, they sign into a log that’s kept here at the St. Louis Museum of Transportation, who owns the vehicle.