1955 265/195 Roadster

Though almost identical to its immediate predecessors in outward appearance, the 1955 Corvette was a significant milestone in the evolution of America’s sports car. This was the first year that Chevrolet’s vaunted 265-ci V8 engine was available. This year also marked the transition to a 12-volt electrical system, firmly transitioning the model into the modern era. Despite optimistic projections by GM, however, 1955 Corvette production only reached 700 units. Obviously a disappointment for the company at the time, today the Read More