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June 2015 Corvette Sales


It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time for the monthly Corvette sales report from General Motors. In June 2015, a total of 2,807 Corvettes were sold for a 3.1% increase over the 2,723 Corvettes sold in June 2014. For the Calendar Year to Day (CYTD), a total of 18,307 Corvettes have been delivered and we are running 3.2% ahead of the 17,744 Corvettes sold during the same time period in 2014.

Final 2015 Corvette Production Statistics


The second year of C7 Corvette production ended almost two weeks ago and thanks to our friends at the National Corvette Museum, we already have a breakdown of the final 2015 Corvette production statistics.

For the 2015 model year, Chevrolet build 34,240 Corvettes. Production decreased 8% from the 37,288 Corvette Stingrays built during the C7’s inaugural year, but we’ve been told that the production cycle for the 2014 model year was slightly longer than 2015.

Leading the production was the 2015 Corvette Stingray Coupe. GM built 20,757 Stingray Coupes which accounted for 60.6% of Corvette production. The Z06 Coupe was second with 6,980 built for a 20.4% share. The Corvette Stingray Convertible’s production was 4,830 for 14.1% and finally the Corvette Z06 Convertible total was 1,673 for 4.9%.

Raffle of 2015 C7 Corvette Stingray to Benefit Patty Pollatos Fund


Buying a chance to win a brand new 2015 C7 Corvette Stingray coupe and at the same time helping some folks who have hit a few bumps in their lives seems like a worthwhile investment to us, even if you don’t win. All of the proceeds from the raffle of the Stingray, from Criswell Chevrolet, home of Corvette mega-salesman Mike Furman, will go to the Patty Pollatos Fund, an all-volunteer, non-profit charity in Frederick County, Maryland.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of June 7th


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

In this week’s dispatch, Mike takes a Ferrari on trade-in for a Corvette Z06 and a Corvette birthday party is thrown. One of Mike’s customer’s gives his own dispatch – from Spring Mountain! And finally, Mike gives a salute to the Corvette Racing team who is traveling to France for next weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

May 2015 Corvette Sales


General Motors released the May sales report earlier this week and Corvette sales keep humming along at a pace greater than what we saw in 2014. For the month of May, a total of 3,514 Corvettes were delivered to new owners. This is 5.6% ahead of the 3,328 Corvettes sold during May 2014. For the Calendar Year to Day (CYTD), a total of 15,500 Corvette Stingrays and Z06s have been sold which is 3.2% more than the same time period in 2014.

According to Chevrolet, this is the Corvette’s best May since 1986!

Nurburgring Lap Time for the C7 Corvette Z06 Completed and Video Coming Soon


How about some good news to share!

After two aborted attempts to record a hot lap on the 12.9 mile Nurburgring, the 2015 Corvette Z06 returned to Germany last month and was finally successful in getting a continuously-timed lap. Apparently, the team is more than happy with the lap time they got from the Z06 at the “Green Hell”.

That bit of news came directly from Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter who shared the tidbit of the completed lap during his weekly “Ask Tadge” question and answer posts on the Corvette Forum.

Tadge was asked about the design philosophy of the C7 Z06 vs the previous C6 Z06 which was lighter and was considered more of track car than the generously appointed C7 version. The answer is quite detailed and you can read the full reply there. But here is what Tadge said about the Nurburgring time:

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of May 31st


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

In this week’s dispatch, Mike delivers a customer’s Corvette Z06 to his home and drives back a Corvette Stingray trade-in and a couple of Corvettes are courtesy delivered as customers pick up their new Corvettes at their local Chevy dealers.

[VIDEO] 2015 Corvette Z06 Testing Again on the Nurburgring


Despite all the awards and accolades that the Corvette Z06 has received since its arrival in 2014, there has been something missing from its marketing toolbox that has become almost a requirement for any sports car that wants to play on the world stage – a timed lap at the Nurburgring.

Hopefully, we’ll be able to put a checkbox next to that item in the coming weeks as it looks like the boys from Detroit are back in Germany for another try.


It’s been a hard week for Torch Red Corvette Z06s. Following Friday’s release of a video showing a brand spanking new Corvette Z06 leaving the roadway and crashing into trees, Jalopnik’s Opposite Lock brings us a story of another Torch Red Corvette Z06 meeting its demise over the weekend during a track event at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey. At least with this Z06, the crash happened on the track while doing what the Corvette Z06 was made to do.

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