These Are the Most Amazing Chevy Corvettes Ever Made

Often dubbed "The American Sports Car" the Chevrolet Corvette from (GM) has been a staple in American muscle and sports car history. The Corvette was first built in 1953 at General Motors  (GM) facilities in Flint, Michigan and to this day, lives on as one one of the world's elite sports cars.

Given the historical and legendary reputation of the Corvette, TheStreet compiled a list of some of the best, most valuable, newest and famous Corvettes of all-time.

Editors' pick: Originally published August 11.

1. Latest and Greatest
1. Latest and Greatest

The Corvette has come a long way since 1953. Here's a look at the newest models on the market today and those coming in the near future.

2019 Mid-Engine Corvette
2019 Mid-Engine Corvette

2018 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2018 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

2. Some of the Best Corvettes Ever Built
2. Some of the Best Corvettes Ever Built

Automotive research firm Edmunds.com complied some of the best Corvettes ever built, entitled "Chevrolet's Most Spectacular Two-Seaters."

1970 Corvette LT-1
1970 Corvette LT-1

1953 Corvette
1953 Corvette

1957 Corvette Fuel Injection
1957 Corvette Fuel Injection

1984 Corvette C4
1984 Corvette C4

1967 Corvette 427 L88
1967 Corvette 427 L88

3. Some of the Most Valuable Corvettes Ever
3. Some of the Most Valuable Corvettes Ever

In a list generated by CNN Money, here are some of the most well-known and valuable Corvettes around today.

1963 Z06 "Big Tank"
1963 Z06 "Big Tank"

Valued at $209,700

1953 Corvette
1953 Corvette

Valued at $300,000

1969 L88
1969 L88

Valued at $478,000

1963 Grand Sport
1963 Grand Sport

Valued at between $6 million and $8 million

4. Some of the Most Expensive Corvettes Ever Sold
4. Some of the Most Expensive Corvettes Ever Sold

These are the beautiful American automotive machines that command the most money.

1969 Chevy Corvette ZL-1
1969 Chevy Corvette ZL-1

Sold for: $1.4 million

1969 Chevy Corvette Rebel Convertible Race Car
1969 Chevy Corvette Rebel Convertible Race Car

Sold for: $2.86 million

1967 Chevy Corvette L88
1967 Chevy Corvette L88

Sold for: $3.4 million

1967 Chevy Corvette L88 Coupe
1967 Chevy Corvette L88 Coupe

Sold for: $3.85 million

Most Famous 'Vettes
Most Famous 'Vettes

From Austin Powers to Star Trek, the Corvette has had its fair share of moments on the big screen. Here's a look at some of the more memorable ones.

Kiss Me Deadly-1954 Corvette
Kiss Me Deadly-1954 Corvette

The 1955 film noir starring Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, and Paul Stewart features this 1954 beast.

Cleopatra Jones-1973 Corvette Stingray
Cleopatra Jones-1973 Corvette Stingray

This 70's spy movie starring Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes, and Antonio Fargas features this 1973 Corvette Stingray.

Star Trek-1965 Corvette Stingray
Star Trek-1965 Corvette Stingray

The 2009 rendition of Star Trek, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Leonard Nimoy features a 1965 all-American machine.

The Dead Pool-1963 RC Corvette
The Dead Pool-1963 RC Corvette

The 1988 film starring Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, and Liam Neeson boasts the classic RC 'Vette, which blows up a real Mercedes-Benz in the film.

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me-1966 Corvette
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me-1966 Corvette

The funky spy movie starring Michael Meyers would not be complete without Austin's star-spangled C2 Corvette.

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