Corvette Illustrated Encyclopedia
7 in. x 9 1/4 in.
Corvette Reference from A to Z
In the 51 years that the Corvette has been part of the American automotive backdrop, hundreds of people, places and innovations have touched America's favorite sports car. In the Corvette Illustrated Encyclopedia, Tom Benford has surveyed five decades of the Corvette and compiled an essential reference work for all who have ever had either a passing or a passionate interest in Chevrolet's flagship.
"a must for the Corvette aficionado..."
Arkus-Duntov, Earl, Hall, Mitchell, Thompson - who are these men and how did they effect the development or history of Corvette? Warren, St. Louis, Bowling Green, Le Mans, Sebring, Elkhart Lake - what significance do these locations have for the Corvette and what do they mean to current enthusiasts? Posi, bolt-ons, breadloaf - out of context, these terms mean virtually nothing. But in this invaluable automotive reference book, Tom Benford puts these terms into perspective.
Tom Benford's Corvette Illustrated Encyclopedia gives detailed look at the terms and names that mean so much to Corvette history. Learn to interpret the numbers and slang that are the code of Corvette and have such significance to owners today.
Silver Medal winner for Design: Total publication and Technical: Reference categories at the 2005 International Automotive Media Awards
ISBN: 0-8376-0928-3 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-0928-7 (ISBN-13)