1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566. There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles. In the post, we will look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices.
This year (2018) will be the Golden Anniversary of the 1968 Corvette. There will be special displays at both Bloomington Gold as well as Corvettes at Carlisle. Check out our CORVETTE EVENT CALENDAR for the dates.
The third-generation Corvette was produced from 1968 through 1982 model years.
The C3 Corvette was produced in St. Louis, Missouri.
1968 Corvette Options & Specifications
|19437||Base Corvette Sport Coupe||9,936||4,663.00|
|19467||Base Corvette Convertible||18,630||4,320.00|
|n/a||Genuine Leather Seats||2,429||79.00|
|A01||Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows||17,635||15.80|
|A02||Soft Ray Tinted Glass, windshield||5,509||10.55|
|A85||Custom Shoulder Belts (std with Coupe)||350||26.35|
|C07||Auxillary Hardtop (convertible only)||8,735||231.75|
|C08||Vinyl Covering (for Auxillary Hardtop)||3,050||52.70|
|C50||Rear Window Defroster||693||31.60|
|F41||Special Front and Rear Suspension||1,758||36.90|
|G81||Positraction Rear Axle||27,008||46.35|
|J56||Special Heavy Duty Brakes||81||384.45|
|K66||Transistor Ignition System||5,457||73.75|
|L36||427ci, 390hp Engine||7,717||200.15|
|L68||427ci, 400hp Engine||1,932||350.50|
|L71||427ci, 435hp Engine||2,898||437.10|
|L79||327ci, 350hp Engine||9,440||105.35|
|L88||427ci, 430hp Engine||80||947.90|
|L89||Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71 Engine||624||805.75|
|M20||4-Speed Manual Transmission||10,760||184.35|
|M21||4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio||12,337||184.35|
|M22||4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio, heavy duty||80||263.30|
|M40||Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission||5,063||226.45|
|N11||Off Road Exhaust System||4,695||36.90|
|N36||Telescopic Steering Column||6,477||42.15|
|P01||Bright Metal Wheel Covers||8,971||57.95|
|PT6||F70x15 Red Stripe Tires, Nylon||11,686||31.30|
|PT7||F70x15 White Stripe Tires, Nylon||9,692||31.30|
|U15||Speed Warning Indicator||3,453||10.55|
|U79||AM-FM Stereo Radio||3,311||278.10|
1968 Corvette Exterior Colors
1968 Corvette Interior Colors
|411||Dark Blue Vinyl|
|414||Medium Blue Vinyl|
|415||Medium Blue Leather|
|425||Dark Orange Vinyl|
|426||Dark Orange Leather|
Are you interested in more 1968 Corvette Information?
1968 Chevrolet Corvette features at the Bloomington Gold Special Collection in 2019
You might also enjoy looking back at the 1968 Corvette advertisements.
You might also enjoy the 1968 Corvette Brochure.
This 1968 Owens Corning Fiberglass Corvette #12 is one of the Winningest Corvettes that ever raced. It is the 2nd of 3 campaigned by the Owens Corning Fiberglass Race Team which was comprised of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson. The race car is restored to FIA Trim and was restored to original specifications by Kevin Mackay at Corvette Repair, with the assistance of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson, who were the primary drivers for the Owens/Corning team.
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