Monday, June 14, 2010
Chevrolet Corvette StingRay (1968, USA)
The Corvette, which goes on sale for the first time in 1954, renewed in 1968 with the Corvette Stingray. The Stingray is the only pure American sports. The body is made entirely of fiber attached to a box chassis rails. In addition to the coupe version also offers a cabriolet version.
The impressive body "coke-bottle-shape (shape of a bottle of coca-cola) creates design school in the late '60s and prompted numerous imitators, including Opel.
The previous model, Chevrolet does not change much the chassis; The four wheels are suspended independently and have a set of disc brakes.
As powerful engines are mounted V8, with the largest displacement of 7.4 liters one that lets you accelerate from 0-100 km / h in 7.3 seconds.