Chevrolet Corvette

On January 17, 1953, a presentation of the Chevrolet Corvette two-seater sports model took place in New York – the world’s first car of this class, which received a plastic body. This Chevrolet Corvette is a two-seater roadster, for the first time in history equips with a body made of plastic, or rather their fiberglass – polyester plastic reinforced with fiberglass. Exotic car rental Dubai offers this Fiberglass supercar at very attractive prices. This sports car is a very common choice for tourists in Dubai. Additionally, It can be regarded as one of the best exotic cars in Dubai.

Chevrolet Corvette History

As part of the Motorama auto show, which took place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, a Chevrolet Corvette was presented to the public.

With the start of production, the model did not last long. Firstly, the public reviews were encouraging, and secondly, it was necessary to get ahead of Ford, which was also preparing a two-seater sports model. Already in September 53, the Corvette began to be produced at the Flint plant. Until the end of the year, only 300 units of this Fiberglass supercar were produced.

The design of the car was developed by the famous stylist Harley Earl. Externally, the Chevrolet Corvette was markedly different from its brothers in the brand. The low, open body houses on a chassis that was 33cm shorter than other Chevrolets. Both seats push aft so the driver could reach the rear wheel with his hand.


The radiator grille is wide and low, formed by frequent vertical rods. The headlights locate in sloping oval niches protected by a grille. The original taillights protrude backward, far beyond the body.

The branded “six” with a working volume of 3.9 liters boosts from 108 to 150 liters. from. She works in tandem with a two-speed automatic Powerglide. Later, in 1955, the cars receive a more powerful engine, a V-shaped 8-cylinder – 4.34 liters in 195 liters. from. The maximum speed of 165 and 175 km / h, respectively.

It is interesting that at first almost all cars were white with a red interior, and since 1954 two more were added – blue and red. In total in 1953 – 1955. 4640 cars of this type were produced.

Why Chevrolet Corvette is a supercar?

In 1956, the “portrait” of the car changed. Another well-known designer, William (Bill) Mitchell, joins in the development of the exterior. The headlights are already devoid of fairings. The bonnet is longer and the fenders are more rounded. This sports car in Dubai receives a spectacular two-tone color, with a clearly marked light sidewall. In addition, this supercar prices in Dubai for rent are very decent.

Later, in 1959, a Fiberglass supercar appeared with four headlights and a modified radiator grille and front bumper. A V8 (4.34 liters) with a capacity of 225 hp was installed on the car, and in 1962 an engine with a working volume of 5.36 liters appeared, developing 230 or 315 hp. from.No doubt, it is one of the best exotic cars in Dubai. The maximum speed of the Chevrolet Corvette is different: 185 and 229 km / h, respectively. Such cars in 1956 – 1962. 64,375 units were produced.

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Fiberglass supercar: the beginning of the journey

January 18, 2021
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