In mountain climbing, the ascent of Everest . , . and so on. ... The original 265 cid 162 horsepower V-8 was continued only for manual transmission Chevrolcts with or without overdrive. ... With the appearance of the Rochester Ram-Jet fuel- injected 283 horsepower 283 V-8 and a new four-speed gearbox in 1957. the Corvette was transformed. ... coupled with good styling, a standard of assembly superior to both Ford and Plymouth, and its new three-speed Tur- boglide transmissionanbsp;...
|Author||:||Beverly Rae Kimes, Robert C. Ackerson|
|Publisher||:||Automobile Heritage Publishing & Co - 1986|