Dave McLellan

Dave McLellan

Dave McLellan (born in Munising, Michigan) was an automotive engineer for General Motors, most notably the chief engineer for the Corvette from 1975 until his retirement in 1992.

McLellan joined General Motors in 1959 after graduation from Wayne State University.

He was preceded as Corvette chief engineer by Zora Arkus-Duntov, who he worked briefly with prior to Zora's retirement. He is responsible for creating the C4 Corvette.[citation needed]

He was followed by Dave Hill, who oversaw completion of the 1997 C5 Corvette design that McLellan started.

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