The Purple People Eater MKIII is a 1959 Corvette that was literally unbeatable in SCCA B-Production racing in the late 1950s. There were three Purple People Eaters built in 1958 and 1959.
The Purple People Eater is a stock 1959 Chevrolet Corvette. It was referred to as C1, which is the first generation. The only difference is it was ordered with all available “racing” options. This model Corvette was offered from e original Corvette was offered.