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2005 Corvette Convertible - currently owned
Generation: C6 (2005 - present)
-  Exterior - Victory Red (Top: cashmere)
-  Interior - Cashmere
-  Engine - LS2 V8, 6.0L / 364ci
425 HP with performance options
-  Transmission - 6-speed manual
-  Equipped with most all options
                                                     C6 — Production Numbers
Year     Production     Notes
2005       37,372
           New C6 body is first with fixed headlights since 1962; no Z06 model,
2006       34,021            Z06 debuts; 6-speed automatic with paddle shift available
2007       40,561            6-speed automatic paddle shift delays are reduced drastically compared to 2006
2008       35,310            LS3 introduced, Tremec T6060 transmission, new steering system & exhaust, improved interior
2009       16,956            ZR1 model added, new "Spyder" wheels for Z06
2010       12,194            Grand Sport Coupe and Convertible added; replaces the Z51 performance package
2011       13,596            Standard 5-spoke wheels on base model coupe and convertible
2012       11,647            Milestone year for Chevrolet 100th anniversary, special corvette Centennial Edition
2013       13,466            60th Anniversary of Corvette and final year production of the C6 generation

Total         215,125
Base Price:    $51,445
Options:       $10,560 + $800 Dest
Total:          $62,805

Production:      37,372
Coupe:           26,728
Convertible:     10,644
Generations of the Chevrolet Corvette
 C1 - The Original Corvette (1953-1962)                      69,015
 C2 - The Age of Muscle (1963-1967)                          117,964
 C3 - The Stingray Era (1968-1982)                             524,861
 C4 - A Good Starter Corvette (1984-1996)                358,180
 C5 - Return to Glory (1997-2004)                               248,715
 C6 - Refining Technology (2005-2012)                      215,125
 C7 - The Future of the Corvette (2013-2017)            112,217

                                                                    Total         1,646,077
 C8 - coming 2018
The Corvette is unique in automotive history. No other car has ever achieved 62 years (and counting)
of production, and no other car has come close to the romantic reputation of Chevrolet's powerful
two-seat sports car.

The first Corvette rolled out of the Chevrolet factory in Flint, Michigan on June 30, 1953. The most
recent Corvette was built today in the dedicated Corvette manufacturing facility in Bowling Green,
Kentucky. In between those two cars, about 1.5 million Corvettes have been made in America and
sold around the world.

The Corvette was invented in 1951 by GM designer Harley Earl, who was inspired by the great
European sports cars of the day and wanted to create an American sports car that could compete
and win at the race track. The name "Corvette" was borrowed from a line of small, fast navy ships
used in World War II.
Patti and Vette
Maine Coast - October 2012
C5 — Production Numbers
Year     Production
1997       37,288
1998       31,084
1999       33,270
2000       33,682
2001       35,627
2002       35,767
2003       35,469
2004       34,064

Total      248,715
    
                                                 C7 — Production Numbers
Year     Production     Notes
2014       37,288
           Inaugural year of the C7 Generation Corvette Stingray
2015       34,240            Base engine at 455 hp, Z06 at 680 hp
2016       40,689            New design packages, features and options
2017       TBD                New color options, additional equipment

Total       112,217         through 2016
C4 — Production Numbers
Year     Production
1984       51,547
1985       39,729
1986       35,109
1987       30,362
1988       22,789
1989       26,412
1990       23,646
1991       20,639
        
1992       20,479
1993       21,590
1994       23,330
1995       20,742
1996       21,536

Total      358,180
C3 — Production Numbers
Year     Production
1968       28,566
1969       38,762
1970       17,316
1971       21,801
1972       27,004
1973       30,464
1974       30,502
1975       38,465
        
1976       46,558
1977       49,213
1978       46,776
1979       33,807
1980       40,614
1981       40,606
1982       25,407
1983       None

Total      524,861
C2 — Production Numbers
Year     Production
1963       21,513
1964       22,229
1965       23,562
1966       27,720
1967       22,940

Total      117,964
C1 — Production Numbers
Year     Production
1953       300
1954       3,646
1955       700
1956       3,467
1957       6,339
1958       9,168
1959       9,760
1960       10,261
        
1961       10,939
1962       14,531

Total      69,015