1958 Chevrolet Corvette

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Overview


The Corvette received new styling changes in 1958


The Corvette received new styling changes in 1958 including new body design with quad headlamps, a washboard hood featuring simulated louvers, twin deck lid chrome strips, and simulated front fender air scoops. It was 2 inches wider, and 10 inches longer, but surprisingly, weight changed little. Add that to the new improved 283 V8 now producing 290 hp and you had a hot little sports car, which was reflected in rising sales.

Production Numbers


2-Dr. Convertible 9,168
Total Production 9,168

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP 0 to 60 Quarter mile
V8 283ci Rochester Fuel Injection 290hp 6.9 sec 15.6 sec @ 95 mph
V8 283ci 2x4bbl 270hp - -
V8 283ci Rochester Fuel Injection 250hp - -
V8 283ci 1x4bbl 245hp - -
V8 283ci 1x4bbl 230hp - -

Transmission


  • 2-Speed Powerglide Automatic
  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Charcoal
Snowcrest White
Silver Blue
Regal Turquoise
Panama Yellow
Signet Red
Inca Silver
Tuxedo Black

Interior

Charcoal
Blue-Grey
Red

OEM Brochures


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