C2 Production Numbers

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This week we’ll continue our Corvette production numbers series with a look at the “mid-years”, those cars produced between 1963 and 1967. These cars are the first Corvettes to feature independent rear suspension, optional 4-wheel disc brakes, a big-block engine option and the use of the “Stingray” designation, among other innovations. Their limited production years and captivating design have sent resale and auction prices into the stratosphere. Here are the C2 production numbers:

Model Year Coupe Convertible Hardtop Total
1963 10594 10919 0 21513
1964 8304 13925 0 22229
1965 8186 15376 0 23562
1966 9958 17762 0 27720
1967 8504 14436 0 22940
TOTAL 117,964

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Upgrading your 1976 Corvette’s Steering Wheel

1976_brchr-dashA_a.jpgWe get many inquiries from owners of 1976 Corvettes on the options they have to upgrade their steering wheel.  It seems that the OEM wheel bears an uncanny resemblance to the one that Chevrolet specified for the basic transportation device known as the Vega.  Our product technical reps have come up with a remedy that will allow the use of a 1977-82 wheel on the 1976 steering column, with specific guidelines for cars with or without the Tilt & Telescopic feature:

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C1 Production Numbers

The 1957 Corvette featured a V-8 enlarged to 283 cubic inches and offered in five versions.

Over the next few weeks we’ll be reviewing total factory production numbers for all generations of Corvette.  We’ll kick it off with the much-coveted straight axle cars, the C1 Corvettes.

TOTAL69,015

Model Year Coupe Convertible Hardtop Total
1953 300 300
1954 3640 3640
1955 700 700
1956 3467 3467
1957 6339 6339
1958 9168 9168
1959 9670 9670
1960 10261 10261
1961 10939 10939
1962 14531 14531
TOTAL 69,015

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