Chevrolet – Corvette Kelly

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This one-off Vignale Corvette was built for the 1961 Salon de l’Automobile in Paris. It was based on a 1959 or 1960 Corvette chassis, commissioned by Gordon Kelly (USA). Kelly was a Wisconsin-based designer who had the wish to design his own sports car and so in the early ’60s had traveled to Europe to…

Chevrolet – Camaro Fastback

29 Nov 2019
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Chevrolet – Corvette Italia

23 Aug 2019
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Primarily known for their coachwork on Ferrari racecars, coachbuilder Scaglietti handcrafted just three Corvette Italias in collaboration with Gary Laughlin, Jim Hall, and Carroll Shelby. The Italia was intended to be produced in limited numbers for sale to affluent buyers who liked the exotic looks of a European sports car, but preferred the reliability and…

Chevrolet – Ramarro

04 Jul 2019
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One of Nuccio Bertone’s most stimulating ambitions was that of conquering the American market. In 1963 he had created the successful Testudo on the mechanics of the then very new Chevrolet Corvair, a revolutionary coupé which made him a focus for the attention of the international press and the American manufacturers. Twenty years later, Bertone…

Chevrolet – Testudo

04 Jul 2019
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The Testudo, which was designed and produced in only two months, turned out to be a revolutionary car in more ways than one. The innovative spirit of this car, with its bold, even provocative, styling recalls the numerous American dream cars of the period. It was totally original car, above all for its rear-mounted air-cooled…

Chevrolet – Corvette Nivola

03 Jul 2019
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Even more demanding than the Lamborghini Genesis project (1988) was the Nivola prototype. Put on show at the 1990 Geneva Motor Show, the prototype was built around Chevrolet Corvette mechanics, this time those of the ZR-1 version. The impressive 381 Hp engine was moved back behind the cockpit and teamed with a new ZF gearbox,…

Chevrolet – Corvette Stingray

02 Jul 2019
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Chevrolet – Rondine

26 Jun 2019
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Chevrolet – Corvair

26 Jun 2019
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Chevrolet – XP-897GT

26 Jun 2019
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Designed by GM’s Experimental Studio and built in 6 months on a modified Porsche 914 chassis by Pininfarina, the 2-Rotor made its debut at the 1973 Frankfurt show. This little concept mounted a 180-horse Wankel transversely, driving a new automatic transaxle being developed for the forthcoming X-body Citation. Like the original XP-882, it was widely believed…

Chevrolet – Corvette Moray

18 Jun 2019
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