The Chevrolet Corvette Dominated the Premium Sports Coupe Segment in 2016

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The Chevrolet Corvette Dominated the Premium Sports Coupe Segment in 2016


Any way you slice it, the C7 Corvette has been a success.

The Corvette has won multiple awards for performance and quality since being introduced as a 2014 model.

Where it really counts for General Motors, though, the Corvette has been an even bigger winner – in sales.

In 2016, for example, the Corvette continued to be the best selling premium sports coupe in the United States, with 29,995 units sold.

Where the Corvette really shines, though, is compared to its competitors, with the next closest car being the Lexus RC with just 11,165 units sold.

Engineer Tadge Juechter has made no secret through the years that the Corvette’s chief competitor is the Porsche 911, and the ‘Vette continued to smoke its German-made foe, which was third with 8,901 units. Even if you add in the numbers for Porsche Boxster and Cayman (which came in fourth with 6,260 units), that’s just 15,161 units for Porsche, about half of Corvette sales!

It all adds up to good news for Corvette fans, who can look forward to continued improvements in the coming years.


Source:
torquenews.com

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