Officially licensed by General Motors, Corvette: Fifty Years is a colorful, nostalgic, and commemorative look at the obstacles and achievements of this classic American sports car. The book provides new insight into the fascinating story of the beloved Corvette. Witness Corvette's 1953 Motorama debut, the fervor generated by the Blue Flame Special, and the excitement surrounding the Indy Pace Cars and the ZR-1. Previously unpublished Corvette stories and never-before seen historical photographs complement 100 stunning, new color photos. From standard production models to such legendary racing models as the Sebring and Grand Sport, Leffingwell details their histories and delivers a half-century of Corvette history.About the AuthorRandy Leffingwell is the author and photographer of Mustang: Forty Years, American Muscle, and Hot Wheels: 35 Years of Speed, Power, Performance, and Attitude. He was a former staff photographer and writer with the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.