Corvette savior Jim Perkins dies at 83


Jim Perkins, former General Manager of Chevrolet and savior of the Corvette, passed away at the age of 83 in Charlotte, North Carolina, this past Friday. A life-long Chevrolet faithful, Perkins also spent time as an executive of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. prior to his return to the storied American brand in 1989.

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