History of Corvette Horsepower

While the Corvette is a power-churning machine today, its horsepower history is pretty rocky. The chart below shows how 60s era third generation Corvettes reached over 400hp but plummeted below 300hp in 1972, remaining at this surprisingly low horsepower level until the late 1980s. Check out all the ups and downs from the first generation to today's C7.