In this vintage AC Spark Plugs magazine ad, the headline reads “Shark by Chevrolet – ACtion sparked by AC”.
The ad features Chevrolet’s XP-755, otherwise known as the Mako Shark. Under the illustration, the small text description reads “The XP-755 Chevrolet Corvette Shark: 102.1″ wheelbase, 192.2″ overall, 327-cubic-inch displacement, V-8 engine featuring Roots-type supercharger, 4 side-draft carburetors developing over 400 horsepower.”
A Roots-type Supercharger on the Shark? Who knew…
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