The C1 generation of the Chevrolet Corvette ran from 1953 untill 1962. Although this is generally considered one 'generation', there were many changes over these years. Nearly all of these Corvettes are highly sought after by collectors, even the much maligned 1958.
1953-1955 - The First Corvette
1956-57 - The 'Vette Grows Up
1958-1960 - The Corvette Gets Heavy
1961-1962 - Corvette Gets Ducktailed