Back in 1957...
Chevrolet introduces fuel injection and Wham-O introduces the Frisbee; both of which are the first of their kind in America. This is the year that Corvette achieves one horsepower for every cubic inch of engine displacement - another first in an American production automobile. Dick Clark hosts the first American Bandstand show as Dr. Dick Thompson drives a Corvette to a GT class championship in the 12 Hours of Sebring race.
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1957 Chevrolet Corvette Race Car: Mecum Auto Auction listing from May 2012:  This restored 1957 Corvette is a milestone car in the marque’s racing history. Numerous technical developments were tried for the first time on this car, including the first use of Rochester fuel injection in concert with a 4-speed manual transmission.
Gallery: An online gallery of high quality 1957 Corvette pictures.
Identification: VIN information and other identifying characteristics of the 1956 Corvette.
Identification:  Acrylic Lacquer Paint Formulas: A list of actual acrylic lacquer paint mixing forumulas from PPG & Company for 1956 - 1957 Corvettes.
Identification: Light Bulbs - 1956 - 1962: A quick summary of Corvette light bulb identifiation numbers from 1956 to 1962.
Identification: Radios - 1956 - 1962: A quick summary of Corvette radio identifiation numbers from 1956 to 1962.
Identification:  Serial Numbers: A quick summary of 1953 - 1962 Corvette serial and production numbers.
Knowledgebase: 1953-1962 Knowledgebase covers related service bulletins and technical information.
LOF Glass Date Codes: LOF Glass Date Codes for the 1953 - 1982 Corvettes.
Powertrains: A quick summary of Corvette powertrains from 1953 to 1962.
Production and Performance Numbers: Production and performance numbers for the 1957 Corvette.
Production - 1953 - 1962: This graph depicts Corvette production of the first generation from 1953 to 1962.
Sales Brochure: 1957 Corvette Sales Brochure: Chevrolet's New Corvette - PDF Format
Specifications: General specifications for the 1957 Corvette.
Specifications: Radiators: A quick summary of Corvette radiator specifications from 1953 to 1962.
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