Year: 1953
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53 was the first year of the famed Corvette, so it really was an incredible sight to see. Not in the we-wonder-what-they're-going-to-come-up-with-next way. It was more of the Chevrolet-just-changed-the-entire-auto-industry way. There was never an American car that had ever been built like this, a tradition that's lasted to this day.