Another year of Corvette sales and another year of strong growth for the still nascent American sports car. 1958 saw 9,168 Corvettes produced. The design was tweaked again this year with more aggressive highlights
In 1955 hopes were high for big growth in Corvette production (north of 10,000 units were predicted). It turned out to be a horrible year and almost caused the death of the model. Only 700 units were produced in 1955.