Slight changes were made for the 1959 Corvette; like the loss of unneeded chrome and hood louvers, which cleaned up the look.
Slight changes were made for the 1959 Corvette; like the loss of unneeded chrome and hood louvers, which cleaned up the look. Rear-tailing rods were added and contributed to a softer ride and better handling. All of this added to a sportier image and reflected its true competitive spirit: the Corvette was racking up victories on the racetrack.
|2-Dr. Convertible||9,670||Total Production||9,670|
|Engine||Size||Carb.||HP||0 to 60||Quarter mile|
|V8||283ci||Rochester Fuel Injection||290hp||-||-|
|V8||283ci||2x4bbl||270hp||6.6 sec||14.5 sec @ 95 mph|
|V8||283ci||Rochester Fuel Injecion||250hp||-||-|
- 2-Speed Powerglide Automatic
- 3-Speed Manual
- 4-Speed Manual
Paint & Colors
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