Jim Avery's 1957 Chevrolet

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A photo of Jim's Corvette from the 1960 Hartford Autorama program.

1957 Chevrolet Corvette owned by Jim Avery of Waterbury, Connecticut. Jim's flamed Corvette was shown at the 1960 Hartford Autorama, by then it was featured by a 283 hp 283 cu in Chevrolet V-8 engine that was fed through six 2-barrel carbs. An Isky cam had been installed as well. The grille came from a 1958 Ford Thunderbird. The car was raced at track & drag, and it had been shown at the Worlds Fair Auto Show.

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