1953 Chevrolet Corvette – Wikimedia Commons

In 1953, General Motors released the first model of the Chevrolet Corvette —a sports car named after the small, maneuverable warship.


Over the years, the Corvette has become widely known as America’s Sports Car, synonymous with freedom and adventure.

In 1960 the TV show Route 66  featured two young men traveling across the United States in a Chevrolet Corvette convertible.