Corvette Logo


Corvette Logo

Manufacturer Chevrolet
Production 1953–Present
Model years C1: 1953–1962
C2: 1963–1967
C3: 1968–1982
C4: 1984–1996
C5: 1997–2004
C6: 2005–2013
C7: 2014–present
Owner General Motors
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Meaning and history

Corvette Logo history

1953 – 1955

Corvette Logo 1953

Robert Bartholomew created the first version of the Corvette logo shortly before the car itself was introduced in 1953. The Corvette symbol consisted of two crossing poles, with two flags (a checkered flag and the US flag).

Yet, less than a week before the car appeared at the GM Motorama auto show; it was actually changed as the company’s management found out that it was against the law to use the US flag.

1955 – 1962

Corvette Logo 1955

he restyled badge featured a fleur-de-lis, the white racing flag, and the company’s signature bow tie.

However, this was nothing but a temporary solution, and shortly before the car went into mass production, a new logo Corvette was introduced.

1963 – 1967

Corvette Logo 1963

1968 – 1982

Corvette Logo 1968

The version introduced in 1968 had no circle frame, while the flags spread apart even further.

1982 – 1996

Corvette Logo 1982

In 1984 the circle was brought back, but the poles and the fleur-de-lis disappeared.

1997 – 2005

Corvette Logo 1997

In 1997, however, these two elements returned, while the circle transformed into an oval.

2005 – 2014

Corvette Logo 2005

2014 – 2019

Corvette Logo 2014

2019 – now

Logo Corvette

The sixth-generation symbol

Corvette symbol

One more version of the Corvette logo appeared in 2005, with the sixth generation of the car. The poles of the iconic flags were colored in the same colors as the flags themselves. The circular frame was removed once more.

The seventh-generation emblems

Corvette emblems

The C7, which was introduced at the beginning of 2013, underwent so many changes that the company claimed there were actually only two things taken from the previous version: the cabin air filter and the top latch. The Corvette emblems were also revised.

corvette badge

The new version looks more angular and swept. In this way the logo Corvette designers created reflects the changes introduced into the seventh-generation Corvette itself. One more reason for the change in proportions is that they also help to convey the idea of speed.

corvette flag logo

corvette racing logo

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