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1974 Corvette rear view - brochure illustration
GM brochure courtesy Skip Marketti of The Nethercutt Collection
1974 completed what was started in 1973; this time the rear chrome bumpers were gone, also to accommodate new safety regulations. Corvette stylists had done chrome better than anyone, as a glance at any of the C1 Corvettes would attest.

Some Corvette fans thought the cars looked "unfinished" although designer Larry Shinoda is reported to have approved, saying it was actually closer to what the stylists intended.

Whatever your conclusion, one thing is for sure: The Corvette bumper solution was far better than anything else on the road at the time. Other cars had what can best be described as "Park Benches" as a solution, leading to a general automotive design malaise.

The 1974 rear bumper cap was a two piece design, exclusive for that year.

1974 Corvette rear bumper
1974 Corvette brochure illustration

1974 Corvette For Sale

1974 Bright Red Corvette
Price: $8,995 obo
Exterior: Red
Interior: Black
Miles: 1
Location: Martinsburg

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1974 Bright Red Corvette T Top C3 Stingray Sale Price 8,995 Nice deluxe black leather interior, T Tops, power windows, tilt & telo wheel, leather seats, working AM/FM/Cassette, clock, power steering, power brakes, new front and rear bumpers, chrome chevrolet valve covers, new alternator, chrome air cleaner, new crate engine, new water pump, new alternator, new radiator, new belts, new hoses, new Holley carburetor, new Holley Street Dominator intake, new Accel 8MM plug wires, new power steering hoses, new headers, new mufflers, stainless steel brakes, new weather stripes, new windsheild, new carpet set, tac works, head lights pop up and down, wipers work, rally wheels with white letter tires, nice fitting body, new master cylinder, new brake booster, new MSD stage 3 coil, new starter, new fuel pump, and a lot more money spent on new parts! http://hobbycarcorvettes (more)

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1974 Corvette - Official GM Photo
1974 Corvette: Official GM Photo.
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