The 1961 Corvette received the first major styling change since 1958 and featured a new “tail lift.”
The 1961 Corvette received the first major styling change since 1958 and featured a new “tail lift.” The new tail end was patterned on a “ducktail” design and introduced the signature four taillight design the ‘Vette has become known for. The front grille was now mesh instead of the “teeth” grille it touted before.
|2-Dr. Convertible||10,939||Total Production||10,939|
|Engine||Size||Carb.||HP||0 to 60||Quarter mile|
|V8||283ci||Rochester Fuel Injection||315hp||-||-|
|V8||283ci||Rochester Fuel Injection||275hp||-||-|
|V8||283ci||1x4bbl||230hp||5.5sec||14.2 sec @ 99 mph|
- 2-Speed Powerglide Automatic
- 3-Speed Manual
- 4-Speed Manual
Paint & Colors
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