The Corvette History from C1 to C8  

The Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic American sports car that has been in production for over 60 years. The first generation, or C1, was introduced in 1953 and the most recent, C8, in 2020. There have been six others between these generations: C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, and C7. The Corvette has undergone many changes throughout its history. Still, one thing has remained the same: its status as American ingenuity and muscle symbol. So, join us as we take a trip down memory lane and explore the Corvette from its humble beginnings to present-day glory.

The History of Corvette

The Corvette is a sports car that was first introduced in 1953. The first model, the C1, was available as a convertible or a hardtop. It was powered by a small-block V8 engine and had a two-speed automatic transmission.

In 1963, the second generation of Corvette, the C2, was introduced. This model was available as a convertible or a coupe and powered by a big-block V8 engine. It also had a four-speed manual transmission.

The third-generation Corvette, the C3, was introduced in 1968. It was available as a convertible or a coupe with a small-block V8 engine.

The fourth-generation Corvette, the C4, was introduced in 1984. This particular model is a favorite amongst many car lovers.

The fifth-generation Corvette, the C5, was introduced in 1997.

The sixth-generation Corvette, the C6, was introduced in 2005.

The seventh-generation Corvette, the C7, was introduced in 2014.

The eighth-generation Corvette, the C8, was introduced in 2020.


The Corvette has come a long way since its inception in 1953 as a concept car. It's now one of the most iconic sports cars globally, and each generation has brought something new to the table. The C8 is no exception, and we can't wait to see what it brings to the market. To learn more, visit our dealership.