>Well, the Corvette has been around since '53, but they didn't have a coupe
>until '63 or so. TBirds became miniature limos in the 70's, so I'm goin'
>waaaay out on a limb, displaying my ignorance, including our Canadian
>friends in the term *America,* and guessing Avanti?
>David F. Darby ( I knew I should have been paying attention to American
I doubt that. I believe the Avanti went out of production in 1988 or so. I
think they started in about 62, and there was no convertible until the mid
80's. So the 'vette has it over the avanti for number of years available in
either form. I think the answer was the Thunderbird, but one could argue
whether it was a sports car or not for the last 15 or 20 years of its
Now a different and somewhat related question - which still has no relavence
to british cars or mgs. What was the first fiber-glass bodied 'merican
car?? Anyone know that one.
75 Jaguar XJ12C
66 Land Rover
52 MG TD replicar (VW)
86 Peugeot 505 Turbo Gle
86 Honda Accord LX-i