1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
We are sharing from the Vette Vues Magazine archives, a feature article of a Corvette that is going up for auction at the Mecum January Kissimmee Florida auction. LOT S145 1957 Corvette Super Sport Show Car was featured in Vette Vues Magazine May 2018, titled "1957 Corvette Super Sport - The Forgotten Show Car." COVER OF THE MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE FLIPBOOK Would you like to know more about the history of the first-generation Corvettes? The first C1 Corvette came off the Flint production line on June 30, 1953, and carried a price tag of $3,490. The two-seat sports car could go zero to 60 in 11 or 12 seconds. Learn more about the journey of the C1 Corvette in our C1 Corvette…
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1957 Chevrolet Corvette 283/283 FI Pilot Production 579B

1957 Chevrolet Corvette 283/283 FI Pilot Production 579B

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
This article appeared in the September 2007 issue of Vette Vues Magazine in its coverage of the Bloomington Gold Corvette show.   1957 Corvette Serial Number 0162 283/283 FI Pilot Production 579B.Owned by (In 2007): Ken Kayser, Flint, MI.   Ken Kayser poses with his 1957 Corvette at the 2007 Bloomington Gold Special Collection XXIII   This 1957 Corvette #162 was one of approximately twelve "pilot" RPO-579 fuel injection Corvettes assembled at the St. Louis Corvette plant in the first two weeks of October 1957. The purpose of a pilot build event is to evaluate the ability of the people, parts, and assembly process to perform the work in the time allowed with satisfactory quality. The pilot fuel injection units built at St. Louis revealed several problems that were corrected…
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Rare RPO-57D 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis

Rare RPO-57D 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
We take a closer look at Ken Kayser's 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis Those Vette Vues Magazine readers who were lucky enough to be in Building T at Carlisle on August 24-26, 2012, may have noticed a 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis with the rare 1RPO-57D option that had been freshly restored by Ken Kayser of Kayser Specialty Co. If you didn’t get to see it, read on to find out what made this '57 Corvette chassis so special. The Corvette St. Louis, Missouri Plant originally built this Corvette on June 7, 1957, Sixty-five years ago! The 1957 Chassis has the RPO-684 Heavy Duty Brake and Suspension package consisting of: Heavy Duty SpringsHeavy Duty ShocksVented Brake Backing PlatesFinned Brake DrumsFast Steering AdapterHeavy Duty Sway Bar5-1/2" Wide Wheels Other unique features: The RPO-579B…
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