Article: Building of the 1957 Chevrolet Corvette SS

November 2, 2018

By: Andy Bolig in Corvette Online

At the dawn of what would become Corvette Racing, there are names and models that stand out as the large, foundational stones that have helped build Corvette into the impressive auto that it is, both on the street and the track.

One such nameplate that still resonates from those early years when Corvette was working out its existence as a performance sportscar, is the 1957 Corvette SS. Deemed as a full-on attempt at beating the likes of Ferrari and Maserati under the watchful eye of the world during the 24-hour race at Le Mans, the Corvette SS was a clean-sheet endeavor with the highly capable Zora Duntov wielding the pen.

Read More: Click Here to read more about the development of the Corvette SS and its' importance as a concept racer to develop new technologies for future Corvettes. The article has a 12 minute video, that gearheads will enjoy , showing the construction of the original car. Be sure to click the link in this article to another article by Bradley Iger that gives more history about this car.

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