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Chevrolet Experimental EX-122 - the World's oldest Corvette

67HEAVEN

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Here is the story of the great, great, grandpa of all our cars - the World's oldest Corvette. From the Aug/Sep 1979 issue of Corvette News...

EX-122 Part One:

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Part Two:

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EX122-painted-red.jpg
 

teamzr1

Well-known user
If you are looking for all the specs of Corvettes, their history, pictures, or even download the info on your year Corvette
Visit GM's Heritage Center, it has history of GM from start, even specs and pictures of 1914 Caddy
There is thousands of pictures of all makes of GM all the way from the beginning
Here is a photo below of a 1905 Buick or a 1963 Corvette, or 1953 Corvette perfect photos below
Also has wallpaper images for your desktop, watch the TV GM ads for those years is a hoot

Get your free PDF of your Corvette (from 1953 to 2006) such as here is all the specs and facts for a 1974 C3
https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits/Corvette/1974-Chevrolet-Corvette.pdf
Or select your year.
Vehicle Information Kits - GM Heritage Center

Here is the main webpage
GM Heritage Center - Home
Go through the whole archive section, or images, they even have videos
 

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67HEAVEN

Well-known user
If you are looking for all the specs of Corvettes, their history, pictures, or even download the info on your year Corvette
Visit GM's Heritage Center, it has history of GM from start, even specs and pictures of 1914 Caddy
There is thousands of pictures of all makes of GM all the way from the beginning
Here is a photo below of a 1905 Buick or a 1963 Corvette, or 1953 Corvette perfect photos below
Also has wallpaper images for your desktop, watch the TV GM ads for those years is a hoot

Get your free PDF of your Corvette (from 1953 to 2006) such as here is all the specs and facts for a 1974 C3
https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits/Corvette/1974-Chevrolet-Corvette.pdf
Or select your year.
Vehicle Information Kits - GM Heritage Center

Here is the main webpage
GM Heritage Center - Home
Go through the whole archive section, or images, they even have videos
Thanks for all the time you spent posting your response. But, did you read this article that I posted from a 40-year-old magazine? It not only has facts, it has opinion, personal experience, step-by-step restoration, documentation of transactions and a whole lot more. What is your response to this article?

As nice as the Heritage Centre is, and it clearly is helpful on a superficial level, it certainly doesn't tell anywhere near the whole story. For example, there is no mention of the World's first Corvette on the Heritage site, never mind all the first-hand information included about it here. If people don't open this thread, they'll likely never know.
 

teamzr1

Well-known user
Hi 67heaven

Yes I did read that write-up and have seen it before
Yes the GM Heritage Center does not show the EX-122 has but my mentioning the center
there is a ton of free information of many of the Corvettes such as
1961 Mako Shark or 1969 Manta Ray Concept
and I would think people would like to download images and tech information of Corvettes they own
 

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