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It's Mine, All Mine...but, Just Ask And I Will Gladly Take You For A Ride! by Cary
 — Growing up with my mother's '71, I always wanted to have one of my own! It's a tank to drive due to both manual tranny and steering, but it is fun, none-the-less, with or without the T-tops! It does... Read More
Beautiful, But Expensive. by Michael
 — My family found this thing for $16,000 this past fall. It's a family-owned car, though it doesn't get driven all that much. It would be way too expensive to insure for general driving, so there has to... Read More
Wish I Still Had It. by sonnyt777
 — Bought it with 6,000 miles on it. Drove it til 99,000 miles. never had to change a valve cover. Engine remained untouched except for oil changes, spark plugs and wires and air filters. A few wheel bea... Read More

1971 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1971 Chevrolet Corvette

The exterior of the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette remained unchanged from the 1970 version. Many blamed the strike-shortened production time caused by a labor dispute in 1969. A Sunflower Yellow color was offered for the first time, perhaps a signal of bright skies ahead.
Engines ranged from a small-block 350-ci rated at 270 horsepower to a 454-ci big-block rated at 425 horsepower. The small block-based RPO LT1 V8 was a popular option, generating 330 horsepower at 5600 rpm. This car went from 0 to 60 in 6 seconds, and was clock at about 14.5 for the quarter-mile.


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