C6 (05-13)

C6 Production Numbers

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As of this edit, the last of the C6 Corvettes have been produced in Bowling Green, KY.  The C6 was introduced in 2005, and was another all-new design, just like the preceding C5 was all-new compared to the C4.  The C6 continues the Corvette Team’s mission to improve on the previous generation in every category.  The resulting base model Corvette for 2005 boasted numbers like a 4.3 second sprint to 60 miles per hour, a 186 MPH top speed, and fuel economy ratings of 18 city/28 highway for manual equipped versions (15/25 with the 4L65-E Hydra Matic automatic).  Somehow, the team managed to undercut the cost of the base 2004 Corvette by $300.  Pretty impressive!

Since it’s 2005 introduction, the base Corvette received a new 436 HP LS3 engine, providing supercar levels of performance.  The well-sorted chassis prompted Corvette engineers to develop enhanced Corvette models, including the 505 HP Z06 (2006), 635 HP ZR1 (2009) Grand Sport (2010), and 427 convertible (2013) models.  Speaking of the Grand Sport, Chevrolet produced more of these in 2010 than the base model coupes and convertibles.

Model Year Coupe Convertible Z06 ZR1 Grand Sport Coupe Grand Sport Convertible 427 Convertible Total
2005 26728 10644 37372
2006 16598 11151 6272 34021
2007 21484 10918 8159 40561
2008 20030 7549 7731 35310
2009 8737 3343 3461 1415 16956
2010 3054 1003 518 1577 3707 2335 12194
2011 3112 780 906 806 5212 2782 13598
2012 2820 621 478 404 5056 2268 11647
2013 2597 720 471 482 4908 1736 2552 13466
TOTAL 215,125

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