After the popularity of the 1978 Pace Car and Silver Anniversary Editions in 1978, Corvette was about to set another production record – manufacturing more than 50,000 Corvettes in one year.
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.
In 2015, a total of 34,240 Corvettes were produced. Production volume was strong for the second year of C7 production at Bowling Green, KY despite being down slightly versus 2014. A decent year given the slowing demand for sports cars.
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.
The 1978 Corvette sold quite well, moving 46,776 units in all. Of these, 6,502 sold were the limited edition Corvette Pace Car model, which retailed for more than $4,000 over the standard model.
A Year In Review – the 2018 Corvette Since the launch of Corvsport.com in 2010, one of the biggest requests...
The recession continued to impact Corvette production in 2011. A total of only 13,596 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2011 production model year. That was slightly up from 2010s 12,194 units.
The C2 continued its strong sales run and 1964 saw 22,229 units produced. Several other small design tweaks were made in 1964 thanks to customer feedback after the 1963 model year.
Despite the absence of notable, physical changes to the design of the car, the overall sales numbers actually increased over previous years. A total of 22,058 Corvettes were manufactured.
A total of 34,021 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2006 production model year, the second year of the C6 generation Corvette. Production volumes remained solid in 2006 despite.
A total of 40,561 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2007 production model year, the third year of the C6 generation Corvette. Production volumes grew a lot in 2007 (up from 34,021 units in 2006).
The C4 generation Corvette cars should have begun selling in 1983, but they didn’t. Development and quality control issues prevented the introduction of the C4 Corvette until March of 1983.
March Shows Strong Up-tick In Sales Volume Yesterday, General Motors released their sales report for March, 2018. The report indicates that...
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.
Lack of Corvette Sales Lead to New Incentives For the second month in a row, sales of the Chevrolet Corvette...
Corvette’s production volumes reached a total of 39,729 units in 1985. The coupe accounted for 100% of sales in 1985 because the convertible was not offered in 1985.
In 2016, a total of 40,689 Corvettes were produced. Production volume for the C7 peaked in 2016 and was the only 40,000+ unit year in terms of output at the Bowling Green factory.
Corvette production was basically flat for the final year of C6 production. GM offered a record 7 different models and we saw a total of only 13,466 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2013 model year.
In total production volumes for the 1988 Corvette was 22,789 units. For its 35th anniversary year, the Corvette was treated to a number of important engine and chassis upgrades.
In 1969, sales took a vertical leap, increasing by more than 10,000 units to a total of 38,762 Corvettes sold that year. It was a Corvette sales record that would not be topped again until 1976
In 1953, a total of 3,640 Corvettes were produced. 1954 Corvette production started in December of 1953 at the St Louis plant in Missouri. A number of new options were added for the 1954 year.
A Slow Start To 2018 General Motors has published their first vehicle sales report for 2018, and sales of the C7...
C3 production volume started strongly in 1968 with 28,566 cars built, with 18,630 convertibles and 9,936 coupes. Production volumes grew quickly in the second year with coupe volume overtaking convertibles with 22,129 units.
In 1998, a total of 31,084 Corvettes were produced. Production volume was strong for the second year of C5 production at Bowling Green, KY in 1998.
In all, 35,109 Corvettes were sold in 1986. While this number was still considered to be very respectable, it was the second year in a row that overall Corvette sales numbers had slipped.
Despite a generally dismal sales year for the entire automotive industry, Corvette continued to do well with 40,606 units sold that year.
While Quarterly Corvette Sales Are Down in 2018, the Decline Is Not Unexpected As you may recall, GM announced that...
Falling sales numbers weren’t isolated to the ZR-1 Corvette alone. In all, General Motors sold a mere 20,479 Corvettes during the course of its 1992 model year.
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).
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.