The Spirit of Detroit: We Cruise Woodward in a 1967 Corvette 427 and a 2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible and 1967 Stingray 427

A 1967 Corvette Sting Ray is our time machine for visiting the era when America and Car and Driver came of age. The 1960s marked the arrival of the Beach Boys, the Beatles, and the Stones—not to mention modern birth control, space travel, and draft-card burning—so it’s no wonder this nation’s psyche was irrevocably twisted. C/D contributed to the chaos by penetrating the DMZ separating import worshippers from domestic-car enthusiasts. After a Pontiac Tempest GTO “beat” a Ferrari 250GTO in our March 1964 “comparison test,” the bar fights advanced to DEFCON 3. READ MORE ››

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