The American Icons series celebrates the people, places, and objects that have informed American popular culture over the last 75 years. Illustrated throughout and replete with anecdotes, fun facts, and informative sidebars. American Icons: Corvette celebrates the vehicle that defined high-performance. Debuting in the early 1950s as a concept car, the Chevy Corvette became an instant symbol of automotive ingenuity and since then has introduced generations to a lifelong love of American sports cars. This book delves into the Corvette's history and explores its place within American pop culture.