5 Fascinating History Books for Chevy Lovers
Are you a longtime aficionado of the bowtie brand — or gift-shopping for someone who is? These five books are a great place to start learning about the fascinating history of Chevy and its vehicles.
Product Details: 428 pages (hardcover)
Publication Date: Jan. 3, 2003
Publisher: Robert Bentley, Inc.
The legendary Chevrolet Corvette is perhaps the most quintessentially American sports car. This compelling, well-written biography dives deep into the archives to tell the story of how Russian-Jewish immigrant Zora Arkus-Duntov became one of the key figures in the Corvette’s development and dominance.
The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette: Get the details on this highly anticipated mid-engine sports car
Product Details: 131 pages (paperback)
Publication Date: Aug. 6, 2012
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Part of the Images of America series, Chevrolet: 1911-1960 is a treasure trove overflowing with photos from the brand’s early history, portraying key personalities, vehicle models, advertising images, and more.
Product Details: 176 pages (hardcover)
Publication Date: May 12, 2017
During an era when American muscle cars dominated the scene, Chevrolet was at the forefront with models like the Impala Super Sport and Camaro Z28. This book delves into the history of these intimidating models with colorful photos, informative graphics, and in-depth analysis.
Chevy’s Newest Champ: Take a closer look at the 2020 Silverado 1500 pickup
Product Details: 224 pages (hardcover)
Publication Date: Oct. 16, 2017
Today, trucks are the biggest sellers in Chevrolet’s lineup. Filled with vintage photos and insightful text, this book explores how Chevy pickups have developed over the years — from the earliest models to the modern Silverado.
Product Details: 176 pages (paperback)
Publication Date: April 23, 2020
In 1955, Chevrolet debuted its compact OHV V8 engine in 1955, delighting racers and triggering decades of drag-strip dominance for the brand. Perfect for gearheads and race fans, this book recreates the golden age of drag racing with a look back at the impressive vehicles and colorful personalities that defined the era.
A longtime editor/writer and recently transplanted Hoosier, Caleb Cook lives in Xenia, Ohio. His favorite activities are reading and listening to music, although he occasionally emerges from the heap of books and vinyl records in his basement to stand blinking in the sunlight. Once fully acclimated to the outside world again, he can be observed hanging out with his wife, attempting a new recipe in the kitchen, attending movies, walking the dog, or wandering into a local brewery to inquire about what’s on tap. See more articles by Caleb.