1953 Corvette Magazine Ads & Trivia

1953 Corvette Magazine Ads & Trivia

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information
In this article, we are looking at the 1953 Corvette Magazine ads.  At the end of the ads, we will also look in our Rear Vues at what was happening during the time with a little 1953 Trivia. [envira-gallery slug="1953-corvette-photo-gallery"] Did you know the only two options available on the 1953 Corvette were a heater and an AM radio? As we look at the 1953 Corvette Magazine Ads, we thought you might enjoy a little trivia about what was happening in 1953. Publishing has always been difficult.  In 1953, a new publication came on the scene.  Its publisher borrowed $1,000 from his mother and a few others to start it in a Hyde Park kitchen (Chicago). The first issue came out in December but was undated, because they were unsure…
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1953 VIN 003 Cutaway Corvette Donated to the NCM

1953 VIN 003 Cutaway Corvette Donated to the NCM

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Car Revealed as part of National Corvette Museum's Gateway Remodel Gateway Exhibit at the National Corvette Museum A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held during the National Corvette Museum’s annual Michelin NCM Bash, introducing the more than 1,500 Corvette enthusiasts in attendance to the newest exhibit area of the Museum. Thanks to the generosity of donors to the 2018 giving campaign, visitors to the Museum will now be greeted by a welcoming admissions area leading to the completely revamped Gateway exhibit. A surprise announcement was made as part of the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Ed and Teresa Foss of Roanoke, Indiana, owners of the 1953 Corvette Chassis #003 (the earliest existing Corvette chassis) donated their educational cutaway utilizing the chassis to the Museum. The fully functional vehicle was built explicitly for educational and display…
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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvettes at Auction
This 1953 Corvette is the 30th of 300 produced and goes to auction in January 2018.  In this article we look at several 1953 cars that were in the Motorama that year. MOTORAMA MEMORIES: From the DeAtley Collection come four shining General Motors dream vehicles Article Courtesy of Barret-Jackson and written by independent automotive journalist Tom Jensen Fine examples from the very first GM Motorama in 1953: a Buick Skylark (Lot #1353), Cadillac Eldorado (Lot #1353.1), Oldsmobile Fiesta (Lot #1353.2) and Chevrolet Corvette (Lot #1353.3) – all selling at No Reserve at the 2018 Scottsdale Auction. The American auto industry after World War II reflected both the unflappable optimism of our nation’s population and the enormous capabilities of the manufacturing sector. There was no dream too big, too audacious or…
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1953 Corvette Specs, Colors, Facts, Production Statistics

1953 Corvette Specs, Colors, Facts, Production Statistics

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information
Bob McDorman's1953 Corvette Lot T123 Sold for $220,000 a the Mecum 30th Spring Classic in 2017 The EX122 Motorama Experimental Prototype Corvette is at Kerbeck Corvette, making this the oldest Corvette in the World.    It was first shown to the public at the 1953 General Motors Motorama at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on January 17, 1953.  It was six months before the first 1953 drove off the assembly line on June 30, 1953. The first Corvette came off the assembly line on June 30, 1953. There were 300 Corvettes produced. The first two were destroyed... they were engineering test cars. This is still the rarest of all model year production Corvettes. It is estimated that about 225 1953 Corvettes still exist. This radically different sports car was…
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1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Video

1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Video

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Videos
In this blog, we will look at a 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in New York.  We will also look at a video called "Hall of Wonders" where the 1953 is introduced by Dave Garroway. 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in New York. This is another interesting video with Dave Garroway for a Chevrolet Corvette Promotional Film.  This is one of a series of films made by the Jam Handy Organization for Chevrolet.   "Hall of Wonders" features "Today Show" host Dave Garroway talking about General Motors as an innovator in the field of automotive design. The film ends with a look at the brand…
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1953 Corvette Postage Stamp History

1953 Corvette Postage Stamp History

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
America on the Move: 50s Sporty Cars' postage stamps and Postal Cards roll out of Detroit RELEASE DATE: August 20, 2005 In this article we will look at the history of the 1953 Corvette Postage Stamp.  The US post office came out with 5 commemorative stamps in 2005: "America on the Move: 50s Sporty Cars." Corvette historian and author, Noland Adams' 1953 Corvettes was on one of these stamps. America on the Move: 50s Sporty Cars' postage stamps and Postal Cards roll out of Detroit (in 2005). Among them was a 1953 Corvette Postage Stamp. DETROIT - Millions of classic cars from the 1950s rolled out of the Motor City today, guaranteed to cross the country for just 37-cents. Available in five makes and models, the "America on the Move:…
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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Video

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Video

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
This is a promotional video that details the design and engineering of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. It was created prior to the introduction of the production car. This promotional film from Chevrolet details the design and engineering features of the 1953 Corvette. As it was created prior to the introduction of the production car in June 1953, the car shown is actually the original Motorama Corvette show car which can be easily identified by unique front fender trim and the "Corvette" script on the hood. ⇒  Here are some more articles you might enjoy… Did you know that there was a commemorative postage stamp with the 1953 Corvette on it? http://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-postage-stamp/ 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in…
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1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car

1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
More than 1.4 million visitors the Motorama. Motorama's opening day in New York drew 45,000 visitors. There was a revue, with orchestra, singers, and dancers and all the General Motor cars beautifully displayed. Here are a couple of ads for the Motoramas which traveled around the country 1953 Motorama Corvette Print Ad 1953 Motorama Print Ad 1953 Motorama Corvette on display ⇒  Here are some more articles you might enjoy… https://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-brochure/ https://vette-vues.com/1953-chevrolet-corvette-motorama-car-goes-to-auction/ https://vette-vues.com/1957-corvette-magazine-ads/ https://vette-vues.com/product/subscribe/
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1953 Corvette Photo Gallery

1953 Corvette Photo Gallery

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries
We have collected some various photos of the 1953 Corvette and hope you enjoy looking at them. [envira-gallery id="4870"] Here are some other blog posts you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-ads-trivia/ https://vette-vues.com/1953-cutaway-corvette-donated-ncm/ https://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-specs-colors-facts-production-statistics/ https://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-postage-stamp/
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1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. Our feature Corvette is 1953 EX-122 and was inducted into the Bloomington Gold Great Hall in 2010. The event was held at…
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