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2008 Corvette
A total of 35,310 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2008 production model year, the fourth year of the C6 generation Corvette. Production volumes fell slightly in 2008 (down from 40,561 units in 2007).
Total Sales & Performance Milestones for Each Corvette Generation
We put together this slick infographic to showcase the popularity of each generation (as well as the most notable performance milestones that generation achieved). Download the full-size version below. As well, if you want to delve more in depth into each generation of Corvette, we have a quick summary of each generation available under the infographic.
2010 Corvette ZR1
The great recession continued to impact Corvette production in 2010. A total of only 12,194 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2010 production model year, down 28.1% from 2009’s paltry 16,956 units.
corvette sales and production numbers
Covid and supply chain issues did nothing to slow down the demand for the Corvette. The real question is whether there were lasting impacts from these big global events that impacted just how many Corvettes are produced. The good news is that the Corvette continue to win awards and it is in high demand. Let's take a look at Corvette sales volumes for the last few years and see just how it stacks up vs yesteryear.
2014 Corvette Stingray
In 2014, a total of 37,288 Corvettes were produced. Production volume was strong for the first year of C7 production at Bowling Green, KY. C7 sales were off to a flying start after a bit of a slowdown at the end of the C6...
Production of the 2021 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray was cut short by General Motors. Production of the 2021 MY (model years) was paused in May and June, 2021, due in large part to an ongoing shortage of semiconductor chips. The Coupe proved the more popular bodystyle.
1991 Corvette
Overall, sales of the 1991 Chevy Corvette followed the downward trend started earlier in the model year by the ZR-1. In all, 20,639 units were sold, with coupes outselling convertibles at a ratio of about three-to-one
The Corvette C5 was a better car across every function than its predecessor. Performance, quality, handling, packaging and functionality improved. Production volumes were consistent at between 30,000 and 35,000 units per year.
2017 Corvette C7 Z06
In 2017, a total of 32,782 Corvettes were produced. Production volume was down almost 8,000 units versus 2016 despite the introduced of the Z06 convertible and the Grand Sport Coupe and Convertible variants.
2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
Thank the great recession for the destruction caused in Corvette production volume in 2009. It hurt all brands, but clearly sports cars with their discretionary nature were hit hardest. A total of only 16,956 Corvettes.
1965 C2 Corvette
A total of 117,964 C2 Corvettes were produced over the five year production cycle for the second generation Corvette. A relatively short lived model the C2 sold a lot of convertibles at 72,418 units versus the 45,546 coupes made.