Even the UK Loves the C2 Corvette Stingray

Really, how could anyone not?

It all started when American servicemen stationed overseas during World War II returned home. While over there, car enthusiasts discovered something that wasn’t available back in the US. It was the two-door, two-seater roadster. Classic MGs, Jaguars and Alfa Romeos are prime examples. Some of those GIs even imported their favorite Euro cars to the US, and the trend quickly began to grow. General Motors noticed this, notably design chief Harley Earl, and the original Corvette soon came to be.

By the second half of the 1960s, the Chevrolet Corvette had become the all-American sports car, and it remains so to this day. Even enthusiasts in the UK love it and the crew from XCAR managed to get behind the wheel of a ’67 Sting Ray convertible. It still sounds and drives like the day it was built.

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