Chevrolet ended 2018 Corvette production on January 29, 2018, and started 2019 build the same day. This drove the 2018 Corvette model year production to the lowest level since 1959. The timing was rooted in Chevy’s desire for its ZR1 Corvette supercar to debut as a 2019 model. Supercar? With 755hp, it is the most powerful passenger car ever sold by GM. So, yes. This second printing does include both 2018 and 2019 final production numbers.
Tough act to follow
Introduced in 1978 with 60 pages about 6-inches tall, the Corvette Black Book has grown to 160 pages ten inches in height. Its beauty, like the car itself, is in its evolution. These are pocket-sized marvels with thousands of Corvette facts, options and option codes, exterior and interior colors and codes, production figures, serial numbers for the body, engine, and component parts, original “window sticker” prices, and a compilation of each model’s unique details. In its precise year-to-year format, the Corvette Black Book puts phenomenal expertise at your fingertips.
Improved yet again
In the Corvette Black Book, production quantities usually trail by one year. But this second printing does contain both 2018 and 2019 final production stats. To be clear, it is not and has never been a guide to current values.
No one’s perfect, but after four decades of attention to detail, the Corvette Black Book has become the enthusiast’s bible. Next time you visit a top quality Corvette restoration shop, see if there isn’t a you-know-what lying around. Notice which book is stuffed into enthusiasts’ pockets at Corvette events around the world.
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