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The test mule that helped save the Chevrolet Corvette

By Paul Stenquist Published January 20, 2017 Hagerty Facebook Twitter Email Print Paul Stenquist The Corvette started life with a serious – nearly terminal – disadvantage. Chevrolet’s new-for-1953 sports car was tragically underpowered, hamstrung by the in-line six-cylinder under its hood, a warmed-over version of the engine used in Chevy sedans. The car’s Powerglide automatic […]