5 American Sports Cars That Illustrated the Times

The styling and performance of American cars have always historically reflected the feelings of the times that they were made in. Just like the land yachts of the 1950s with their elevated tail fins were a symbol of post-WWII prosperity, the powerful muscle cars of the 1960s illustrated the fascination America was developing with pure performance and speed. Courtesy of Browns Jeep Chrysler, we survey some examples American Sports cars that perfectly represented the feelings of the times.

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Chevy Corvette to have two verisons?

Looks like some real serious debate has been underway at the General regarding the next gen Corvette. Should they keep it simple and affordable or offer a higher end model to compete with the best the world has to offer? Either way please don’t jack up the price of the Vette and make it unattainable for those who truly love this American sports car legend.

From the Detroit Free Press:

As sure as the sun rises and God makes little green apples, there will always be a Chevrolet Corvette.

Exactly what the next generation of America’s most revered sports car will bring is the topic of intense study within General Motors, however.

The Corvette is arguably the world’s best sports car. It has looks that would make Ferrari proud, performance to match Porsche, and a price that undercuts both by tens of thousands of dollars.

It also has countless fanatical admirers and a devoted owner base built up over decades.

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