- Corvette 1968-1982
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The third generation Corvettes built from 1968 through 1982 are believed
by many enthusiasts to represent the most exciting era of 'Vette production.
Certainly, it was a period when the designers at GM pushed the performance
envelope, offering a variety of ultra-fast powerplants. This colorful history
of the C3's 15-year production devotes considerable coverage to these high-performance
editions, as well as to the 1978 Indy Pace Car and the 25th Anniversary
Corvette of 1982. The author also discusses in detail the story behind '68-'82
design and manufacture, including the boardroom dramas that unfolded at
the executive, marketing, and engineering levels. Absolutely the most authoritative
history on this pivotal chapter in Corvette history.