1957 Fuel Injected Corvette Roadster

This week’s featured car from the collection is a 1957 mechanical fuel injected Corvette roadster.  This car was built March 5, 1957 and has only 918 miles showing on the odometer. 

This 1957 Corvette is powered by a 283 CID V8 engine that is fueled with a Rochester mechanical fuel injection system.  This was offered for the full 1957 production however only 1,040 fuel injected cars were sold.  The total production numbers for 1957 was 6,339.     

1957 was the last year for the two headlight front with 1958 going to a four light front fascia.