1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

STING RAY SERIES — (V-8) — SERIES 0800 — The Corvette received major restyling in 1963, including a rear window divider. Although the rear deck treatment resembled that of the previous year's model, the rest of the car appeared totally new. The headlights were hidden in an electrically operated panel. This was more than a styling gimmick, as it added to the car's basic aerodynamic design. The recessed fake hood louvers were another matter. Front fender louvers, vents on the roof side panels (of the fastback sport coupe) and ribbed rocker panel molding were styling features used on the sides of the new Corvette. The interior had circular gauges with black faces. There was storage space under the seats of early models. Among the standard equipment was windshield washer; carpeting; outside rearview mirror; dual exhaust; tachometer; electric clock; heater and defroster; cigarette lighter; and safety belts. Se ...

 

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