This is the history of the 1966 Corvette

This is the history of the 1966 Corvette

1966 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Specifications
Here's the story behind the 1966 Corvette that was originally thought to be the end of an era. If you're looking for one, we have some history and specifications for you. Cheers and Happy Hunting! Hey Corvette Fans, we have the story behind the 1966 Corvette. For Corvette enthusiasts, the 66’ model was one of their most loved years. Produced between Sept. 1965 and July 1966 at the St. Louis Assembly Plant in Missouri. They sold 27,720 units that year alone - a total up by 4200 over 1965's numbers. The '66 was originally thought to be the end of an era but Chevrolet opted to continue production of the Sting Ray because they feared disappointing their customers with a lack of good quality control among other reasons (more on…
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An Overview of the C2 Corvette

An Overview of the C2 Corvette

The C2 Corvette History The C2 Chevrolet Corvette spans from 1963 to 1967. Here’s an overview of the second generation of Corvettes built during this time. We are looking at the C2 Corvette's history. The changes that were made during the five-year span. The C2 Corvette ran from 1963 to 1967. Here’s an overview of the second generation of Corvettes built during this time. The muscle car is integral in the American story, from the Beach Boys’ giddy-up 409 to Bruce Springsteen’s ’69 Chevy with a 396. However, none capture the collective imagination of all the great muscle cars like the Chevrolet Corvette. Though the Corvette debuted in 1953, it was the introduction of the second-generation Corvette, the C2, that solidified its place at the top of the muscle car market. What…
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1966 Kiddie Corvette Video and Information

1966 Kiddie Corvette Video and Information

1966 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Videos
We have some great photos of the Vintage Republic Tool & Die C2 Corvette 427 Sting Ray Dealer Promo Child's Ride-On Toy Car as well as the classic commercial for the 1966 Corvette. The commercial shows that there's a Chevrolet for anyone who likes to drive! The car was a Dealer Promo Stingray toy for Christmas. https://youtu.be/XM3fM65GUN4 The 1966 Corvette C2 Stingray Coupe 427 was made by Republic Tool and Die Corp. From what I learned on other websites the toy car is about 30" long and come with a 6-volt rechargeable battery. There is a button in the middle of the steering wheel to honk the horn.  As you can see the child would sit on top of the roof of the car and it would haul you around...until…
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