1969 Corvette Ads – See The Ads That Changed Our Lives
In this blog post, we are looking at the 1969 Corvette ads. Vette Vues Magazine readers love our Rear Vues column, where we take a look at vintage Corvette advertisements from old Corvette magazines and brochures and present them in digital format for you to enjoy. Below are some of the best Corvette advertisments from 1969.
You might also enjoy some history of the 1969 Corvette. The 1969 Corvette was the second year of the C3 generation Corvette. The C3 Corvette was the second generation of Corvettes (C1, C2, and C3 are typically referred to as the classic generation).
1969 Corvette Overview
- Chevrolet assembled a total of 38,762 Corvettes in 1969, so clearly, people liked the new body style.
- In an effort to rectify the multitude of body and fitment problems inherent in the 1968 model, more than 200 changes were made.
- For the first year a 350-cu. in. small-block V-8 was used, which existed in two varieties. you can get the base 300hp model, or opt for the more spirited 350hp V-8.
- The lineup of 427s was the same, except for the ultra-rare ZL1 which only two were manufactured. This was the Spe4cial L88 aluminum block engine.
- On the fenders was given the name “Stingray” (now a single word).
- An optional louver trim package Option TJ2 was available for $21.10 and 11,962 buyers chose it.
- The first column-mounted ignition switch, headlamp washers, and 8-inch-wide wheels were also new.
- The steering wheel size has been decreased to 15 inches.
- On the passenger side, there are map pockets added.
- Side exhaust returned for one last time, and after ’69 was never seen again.
Our first ad is titled “With this one beautiful exception, there is no such thing as a true American sports car. ’69 Corvette.”
We hope you enjoy our 1969 Corvette Ads – The Ads Are Timeless!
Are you looking to add to your ad collection? Check out the Classified ads in our Literature for Sale section.
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We also have a 1969 Corvette brochure that you might find interesting. It was used in marketing the new C3 Corvette and gives all the specifications.
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