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1955 Chevrolet Corvette VIN Numbers

1955 Corvette

1955 Corvette Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN)

VIN Range VE55S001001 – VE55S001700
V (First Digit) Identifies the installation of a V-8 engine. For 6 cylinders, the “V” is omitted.
E (Second Digit) General Motors Identification Code for Chevy Corvette.
55 (Second & Third Digits) Model Year
S (Fifth Digit) Location of the Assembly Plant.  S – St. Louis, Missouri.
00XXXX (Sixth thru Eleventh Digits) Production Sequence Numbers

The last three digits begin at 1001 and run thru 1,700, accounting for each of the 700 Corvettes built-in 1955. Each Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is unique to an individual car. For all 1955 Corvettes, the location of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the driver-side doorpost. The VIN is also stamped on several locations on the Corvette frame.