25 Things You Didn't Know About the Chevrolet Corvette

The Corvette was made from fiberglass, because metal was still rare after WW2 rationing.

Fiberglass became an integral part of the Corvette's DNA, but the original reason it was chosen over steel for the body material was simply because steel was still rare after having been rationed during the second world war.

PS: Those tanks are Cadillacs, and are made of the steel that would have been used on the Corvette.

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