Publication: Prepared by Chevrolet Merchandising Dept, 1974, Detroit
First edition. Two parts in one volume. Oblong 12 3/4" x 10 1/4" x 2 1/4" three-color three-ring binder, as issued, n. p. [40 pp.], color-printed on thick card stock, with graduated thumb tabs at right-hand fore-edges. Includes 310 fabric, vinyl & leather samples in assorted colors, and color schemes; 46 paint & vinyl roof samples arranged in horizontal columns, with 5 mylar leaves showing outlines of the different Chevrolet models to be overlaid in order to determine paint, hardtop, and convertible color choices, separately spiral bound as issued facing the interior choices. Red, white & blue colored vinyl ring binder, black lettering on front cover, still preserving original paper wrappings for closure, and the original Chevrolet mailing box, First edition of this rare Dealer’s showroom sample catalogue for the 1975 Chevrolet passenger cars. These included the Corvette (first year with the special aluminum wheels), Impala, Caprice Classic, Bel Air, Monte Carlo, Malibu, Nova, Corvette, and the very popular Camaro LT Coupe, and Sport Coupe. The Camaros of that year were part of the second generation Super Hugger models first introduced in 1970. The 1975 LT came with new seat trim patterns as seen in this catalogue, and birds-eye maple replaced the Meridian grained walnut on the instrument panel, along with power locks, and a Rally Sport and the larger 350 cubic-inch V8 was available with a 4-Barrel Carb and 165 horsepower. The third generation Corvette, C3, was patterned after the Mako Shark II concept car, with enhanced color choices specifically for the Corvette enthusiast buyers. Very scarce in this original, fine, unused condition. An exceptional copy.
Inventory Number: 42163