Best Corvette Books to Read

Vette Vues' Best Corvette Books to Read
Vette Vues’ Best Corvette Books to Read

Vette Vues Magazine has compiled a list of Chevrolet Corvette books for your library and have organized them by generation. We hope you find the list helpful when searching for a great Corvette book to enjoy.

The “unofficial” start of fall is upon us. The children are back to school and you finally have some time to yourself to relax and enjoy a good Corvette book. And, what better subject than the Chevrolet Corvette? We looked through our Vette Vues library and found some books you are sure to enjoy.

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The first book we have in our library is the Best of Vette Vues 35th Anniversary by Vette Vues Magazine. This is sold here in our online store and it just happens to be on sale and comes with Free United States Media Mail Shipping!

Next, the Corvette Black Book 1953-2021 by Michael Antonic. This is a book every Corvette Enthusiast is sure to find full of information. It covers the specifications on all the Corvettes that have been sold to the public. It gives the RPOs and quantities of all the options as well as the total number of Corvettes sold for each production year. This too is sold in our online store. It is only $25.00 and comes with Free United States Media Mail Shipping!

The next group of books can be found on Amazon. First, let’s look for Corvette books on the C1 generation (1953-1962). We may earn commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we back.

C1 CORVETTE BOOKS (1953-1962):

Corvette Restoration and Technical Guide; Vol. 1 – By Noland Adams

Author, Noland Adams is considered an expert on the early model Corvettes. Corvette Restoration and Technical Guide; Vol. 1 is a hardcover book dated March 1, 2003. It is “The ultimate Corvette reference manual for the enthusiasts, owner, collector, restorer, connoisseur, judge, and investor. The book was produced by the staff of Automobile Quarterly. This is the revised updated edition.

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Chilton’s Repair and Tune-Up Guide for the Corvette (1953-62) Paperback – June 1, 1972

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Corvette, 1953-1962 (Sports car color history) Paperback – May 1, 1996 by Mike Mueller

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1953-1962 Corvette Reprint Servicing Guide Repair Shop Manual Supplement Paperback – Unabridged, January 1, 1962

by GM CHEVY CHEVROLET CORVETTE VETTE (Adapter, Afterword, Artist, Colorist, Compiler, Composer, Contributor, Creator, Drawings, Foreword, Painter, Reader, Series Editor, Technical Editor), GM CORVETTE VETTE CHEVY CHEVROLET (Author)

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Corvette – America’s Star-Spangled Sports Car: 1953-1982 by Karl Ludvigsen

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CORVETTE V8 1955-1962 OWNER’S WORKSHOP MANUAL Paperback – January 9, 2016 by Floyd Clymer

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Weekend Projects for Your Classic Corvette 1953-1982 by Tom Benford

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C2 CORVETTE BOOKS (1963-1967)

Fuelies: Fuel Injected Corvettes 1957-1965 by Robert Genat

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How to Restore Your Corvette: 1963-1967 Paperback – June 15, 2012 by Chris Petris

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Corvette: 1963-1967 Hardcover – Illustrated, August 20, 2013 by Larry M. Galloway

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Corvette Sting Ray, 1963-1967: The Glory Years of America’s Sports Car (Sports Car Color History) Paperback – July 22, 1994 by Mike Mueller

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Corvette C2 Sting Ray: 1963-1967 (The Essential Buyer’s Guide) Paperback – Illustrated, May 15, 2011 by Tom Falconer

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Complete Corvette Restoration & Technical Guide-Vol 2 1963 Through 1967 by Noland Adams

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The Vette Vues Fact Book of the 1963-1967 Sting Ray by M. F Dobbins

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Corvette Stingray 1963-1967 (Gold Portfolio) by R.M Clarke

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Corvette Restoration Guide, 1963-1967 (Motorbooks Workshop) by Richard Newton

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Chevrolet Corvette 1963 to 1967 (MuscleCarTech) by William Burt

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C3 CHEVROLET CORVETTE BOOKS

How to Restore Your C3 Corvette: 1968-1982 by Walt Thurn

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Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify by Chris Petris

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1968 CORVETTE FACTORY ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTION MANUAL – ALL MODELS INCLUDING; C-3, Sting Ray, Stingray, Coupe, Hardtop, Convertible – VETTE 68 by GM CORVETTE VETTE CHEVROLET CHEVY

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Chevrolet Corvette 1968 thru 1982 Haynes Repair Manual: All V8 models, 305, 327, 350, 427, 454 by Alan Harold Ahlstrand (Author), John Haynes (Author)

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Collector’s Originality Guide Corvette 1968-1982 by Tom Falconer (Author), James Mann (Photographer)

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How to Restore and Modify Your Corvette, 1968-1982 (Motorbooks Workshop) by Richard Newton

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Corvette, 1968-1982: Parts Interchange Manual (Motorbooks Workshop) by Paul Herd

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Corvette, 1968-1982 (Sports Car Color History) by Mike Mueller

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Corvette Performance Projects 1968-1982 (Motorbooks Workshop) by Tom Benford

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Chevrolet Corvette, 1963-82 (Chilton Total Car Care Series Manuals) by Chilton (Author)

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C4 CHEVROLET CORVETTE BOOKS

Weekend Projects for Your Modern Corvette: C4, C5, & C6 (Motorbooks Workshop) by Tom Benford

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Collector’s Originality Guide Corvette C4 1984-1996 by Tom Falconer (Author), James Mann (Photographer)

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Corvette from the Inside: The Development History as told by Dave McLellan, Corvette’s Chief Engineer 1975-1992 by Dave McLellan

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Chevrolet Corvette (84-96) Haynes Repair Manual (Does not include information specific to ZR-1 models. Includes thorough vehicle coverage apart from the specific exclusion noted) by Mike Stubblefield (Author), John H. Haynes (Author)

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101 Projects for Your Corvette 1984-1996 (Motorbooks Workshop) by Richard Newton

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General Motors Corvette: 1984-96 Repair Manual, 28502- Covers All U.S. and Canadian Models of Chevrolet Corvette by Christine L. Nuckowski (Author)

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Corvette Specs: 1984-1996 Models by Mike Antonick (Author)

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