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Best Corvette Books That You Need

Here is a list of the best Corvette books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Steve Magnante’s 1001 Corvette Facts (2018)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedThe Chevrolet Corvette’s transformation over 60 years of production is examined by automotive fact authority Steve Magnante in this latest volume of CarTech’s popular 1001 Facts series.Changes have been numerous, from the original Motorama cars turned into production cars, to the beautiful and popular mid-year cars, to the rakish lines of the Sting Ray designs, through the revolution turned evolution of the C4 through C7 models. Magnante covers them all here, generation by generation. Corvette fans of any generation are sure to love this…
Author(s): Steve Magnante

2. Corvettes: Images & Stories About America’s Great Sports Car (2019)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedWhether you have owned one or just wished you did, Corvettes evoke glamour, elegance, speed, a little danger, and a sense of American pride. In this book, Harvey Goldstein pairs decades-spanning photos of these classic sportscars with great stories from Corvette owners. As you explore the words and images, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the beauty and engineering of these cars and learn why owning and driving a Corvette is a special experience. Whether opening it up on a straight-away, taking it to a race track and driving around the oval, or just being able to give the “Corvette wave” to fellow…
Author(s): Harvey Goldstein

3. General Motors Corvette: 1984-96 Repair Manual, 28502- Covers All U.S. and Canadian Models of Chevrolet Corvette (1999)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedTotal Car Care is the most complete, step-by-step automotive repair manual you’ll ever use. All repair procedures are supported by detailed specifications, exploded views, and photographs. From the simplest repair procedure to the most complex, trust Chilton’s Total Car Care to give you everything you need to do the job. Save time and money by doing it yourself, with the confidence only a Chilton Repair Manual can provide. #169,093 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #13 in Automotive Industry #59 in Trucks & Vans (Books) #165 in Automotive Engineering (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller…
Author(s): Christine L. Nuckowski

4. Chevrolet Corvette (97-13) Haynes Repair Manual (Haynes Automotive) (2017)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedWith a Haynes manual, you can do simple maintenance and basic repairs yourself, because Haynes writes every book based on a complete tear down of the vehicle. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, you can save big with these helpful manuals! Chevrolet Corvette, ’97 – ‘13 includes all you need to know to maintain, repair, and care for these excellent vehicles. #60,997 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #90 in Automotive Repair (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Haynes Publishing

5. Corvette 1968-1982 Restoration Guide, 2nd Edition (Motorbooks Workshop) (2011)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedThird generation Corvettes (1968–1982), commonly known as C3s, are among the most plentiful and affordable Corvettes on the road today. Production spanned 15 years with more than 540,000 examples built, making these the most common of any Corvette body style. Unfortunately, many have fallen into disrepair and are in need of restoration. This book will delve into all of the idiosyncrasies of the C3’s engine, drivetrain, body, chassis, and interior to guide both first time and experienced restorers to a successful conclusion of their…
Author(s): Richard Prince

6. How to Restore Your C3 Corvette: 1968-1982 (Restoration How-to) (2013)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedThe Corvette is in a league of its own. As the all-American V-8 sports car, no other high-performance American car can match it for enthusiast interest, collectability, and in many cases, performance. GM has cranked out model after memorable model continuously from 1953 to present, with the only exception being 1983. During this time, the Corvette earned a fanatical following and iconic status. Over the course of 14-year production run of the third generation, more than a half-million Corvettes were built.Many Corvettes have been driven aggressively during their lifetime while others have not…
Author(s): Walt Thurn

7. Chevrolet Corvette (68-82) Haynes Repair Manual (1999)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedHaynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer. #85,379 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #155 in Automotive Repair (Books) #75 in Automotive Engineering (Books) #83 in Vehicle Owner’s Manuals & Maintenance Guides Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Alan Harold Ahlstrand, John Haynes

8. Corvette, 1966-1982: Shop Manual (Motorbooks Workshop) (1986)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedFor the owner or professional mechanic. Complete information for performing all required sevice operations and overhauls. Covers all components. Engine sizes 327, 350, 427 and 454. #238,872 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #83 in Trucks & Vans (Books) #97 in Automotive Pictorial Books #165 in Automotive History (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Motorbooks

9. All Corvettes Are Red (Inside the Rebirth of an American Legend) (1998)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedNo other American car carries the mystique of the Corvette, and early in 1997, General Motors unveiled the stunning fifth-generation Corvette to universal acclaim. But GM’s triumph was hard-won — the legendary sports car had nearly fallen victim to internal company politics and a squeeze on profits. In this candid and compelling book, journalist James Schefter reveals the inside story of the people who saved and reinvented the Corvette, from the drawing board to the assembly line. For eight years, Schefter enjoyed unprecedented access to every part of GM, including areas off-limits to many company vice…
Author(s): James Schefter

10. How to Restore Your Corvette: 1963-1967 (2012)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedThe photos in this editon are black and white. The Corvette is in a league of its own. With a fanatical following and legendary performance reputation, GM has continuously produced model after memorable model starting in 1953 and continuing today. As long as there is a car culture, the Corvette will continue to appeal to legions of enthusiasts. As such, these most of these cars will require a restoration during their lifetime, and that’s where this book comes in. While some Corvette concourse restorations will be entrusted to professional restoration shops, many knowledgeable and skilled owners take…
Author(s): Chris Petris

11. Corvette Stingray 1963-1967 (Gold Portfolio) (1990)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedThe Sting Ray was introduced in 1963 as a coupT and convertible with the 327 engine in four different states of tune. Automatic transmission and air conditioning were introduced in 1964, the 396 engine in 1965 and the 427 in 1966. Externally few styling changes were made. There were many variations of both small and big block engines over the years. This is a book of contemporary road and comparison tests, specification and technical data, driving impressions, long-term tests, buying second hand, retrospective review. Models covered include:- Sport coupT, Lightweight Racer, Automatic, 327, 396, 427, 427…
Author(s): R.M. Clarke


 Best Corvette Books That You Need1981 CORVETTE COMPLETE FACTORY ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTION MANUAL – GUIDE – COVERS ALL MODELS This brand new 1981 Corvette Assembly Manual, measuring 8 ½ x 11, is a three hole punched, loose leaf manual with roughly 350 pages of technical information, part numbers, torque specifications, wiring diagrams and many illustrations showing how the car is assembled. An assembly manual is not only a great reference tool when you disassemble or reassemble your car but also helps you identify incorrect or missing parts. It is perhaps the most valuable book for any…

13. The History of Corvettes (Under the Hood) (2019)

 Best Corvette Books That You NeedTreat your readers to a riveting look at a classic car. The Chevrolet Corvette is commonly called America’s sports car. In 1953, Chevrolet introduced the first generation of the Corvette, the C1, at the Motorama display at the New York Auto Show. Corvettes have participated in racing since 1960, when three C-1s were entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Today, the Corvette is in its seventh generation and is produced in a number of different packages. Since 1978, these beautiful automobiles have been pace cars for the Indianapolis 500 14 times. Throughout the…
Author(s): Seth Kingston

Best Corvette Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some corvette books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Corvette Stingray: The Mid-Engine Revolution

Author(s): Corvette Stingray
ID: 2914298, Publisher: The Quarto Group, Year: 2021, Size: 16 Mb, Format: epub


Author(s): Larry Steves
ID: 2337470, Publisher: Lyons Press, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Corvette: Seven Generations of American High Performance

Author(s): Randy Leffingwell
ID: 1712936, Publisher: Motorbooks, Year: 2015, Size: 82 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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