In 1954, a total of 3,640 Corvettes were produced. 1954 Corvette production started in December of 1953 at the St Louis plant in Missouri. This was a renovated plant. A number of new options were added for the 1954 model year. There was a large inventory that remained unsold at the end of the year as competition from Europe took its toll.
1954 Production Volumes by Model Variant
Of those cars, 3,640 were all convertibles since that was the only body style in 1954.
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1954 Production Volumes by RPO Codes & Colors
Below, we have broken out the 1954 Corvette production builds by RPO codes and options so you can see how popular or rare certain options were. As you would expect the list of options in 1954 was similar to 1953 although there were more color options this year. The RPO options were not actually optional at this point in the Corvette’s history.