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Corvette Marks 60 Years of Production

By: Handout/CBS
By: Handout/CBS

First Corvettes rolled off the assembly line on June 30, 1953
Since then, more than 1.5 million Corvettes have been produced.

-Corvette is the world’s longest-running, continuously produced passenger car.(The longest-running vehicle of any type is the Chevrolet Suburban).

-Corvette made its debut as a concept vehicle on January 17, 1953. (Limited run of 300 production Corvettes began on June 30)

-All 1953 models were Polo White with a red interior and they were priced at $3,498. In 2006, the third 1953 Corvette produced sold for a record $1,060,000 at auction.

-Approximately 1,560,000 Corvettes have been produced since June 30, 1953. The 500,000th Corvette was built in 1977; the 1 millionth was built in 1992, and the 1.5 millionth Corvette rolled off the line in 2009.


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