Dayton Auto and Memorabilia Museum | 1953 Chevrolet Corvette Tribute
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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Tribute

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Cars

1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE TRIBUTE

• 1989 XC-53 Corvette Replica by Exxacta Cars Inc.

• Polo White Roadster 350ci 3-Spd Auto; Based on Chevrolet running gear

• Solid fiberglass kit is correctly proportioned for a ’53 Roadster

• Officially titled as a 1953 Chevrolet Corvette

• Aluminum, single-plane, high-rise intake and Holley 600 cfm carburetor

• Copies of Corvette From The Inside available, signed by Dave McLellan, Corvette’s Chief Engineer from 1975 to 1992

LEARN MORE:

• The 1953 Corvette was designed to compete against the European sports cars like my 1953 MG TD. So it made sense to use a souped-up Chevrolet 6-cylinder engine. Most do not realize that and complain about the 6-cylinder engine.

See video on Corvette’s early manufacturing process