Track: 57" Front / 58.8" Rear
Height: 51" Over Hardtop
Curb Weight: 2,849 lbs.
Tire Size: 6.70x15"
Plant: St. Louis
The 1957 Corvette was the first car ever to combine fuel injection with a four speed manual transmission. Engine
displacement increased to 283ci and the most powerful option engine developed 283hp one horsepower for every cubic
inch! After winning a few major races in 1957, sales for the year jumped to a total of 6,339 units, up from 3,467 for 1956.
Base Engine: 283ci V8 220hp
Engine Options: 283ci 245hp -2 4bbl. Carbs, 283ci 270hp -2 4Bbl Carbs,
283ci 250hp Fuel Injection, 283ci 283hp Fuel Injection
In 1957, Zora Arkus-Duntov officially became chief of Corvette Production
Zora's XP64 (Corvette SS) was officially released in 1957