Why White with a Red Interior?

Because that’s the way it all started in 1953.

All 300 cars built that first year were Polo White with a Red interior:

And when the factory race cars added blue, it got even better (the 1957 Sebring GT winner):

A street version of the White with Red ’57:


A 1/25th scale model of a 1960 Corvette in my favorite colors

In ’62 a friend offered to let me drive his new White with Red ’62 Corvette and I got so excited I shut my finger between the vent post and the windshield frame. Is this a common problem in Solid Axle Corvettes or was I just unusually clumsy? Anyway, I hold no grudges – here is a similar ’62:


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