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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.
2011 Corvette ZR1
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.
1963 Corvette Sting Ray Z06
The chassis featured an independent rear suspension with a single transverse leaf spring. 1963 was a big production year with the first year of the C2 Corvette seeing production of 21,513 units (and still demand exceeded supply).
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.
1977 Corvette
The 1977 Corvette set another new sales and production record at 49,213 units. The popularity of the Chevy Corvette throughout the 1970’s was proven time and again by the year over year increase in sales numbers despite the dramatic increases in cost.
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
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...
2005 Corvette
A total of 37,372 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the 2005 production model year, the first year of the C6 generation Corvette. Production volumes jumped off to a great start for the C6.
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.
For the 2020 model year, Chevrolet manufactured a total of 20,368 Corvettes. A decently strong year given everything going on the in the world. The Coupe was the most popular of the two models available with 82.4% of the 20,368 total.