Did you know the Corvette named after Enlightenment Era warships? The first examples of the corvette warship appeared in the 17th century. Due to the fast and nimble nature of the vehicle, Assistant director of Public Relations, Myron Scott, suggested to name the Corvette after the small maneuverable warship — and the name was approved. Unisex Fit Designed in Michigan by The Mitten State. Assembled in USA.