Chevrolet Corvette sales decreased in the United States and in Canada in December 2017.
Chevrolet Corvette Sales – Dec 2017 – United States
In a United States, Chevrolet Corvette deliveries totaled 2,278 units in Dec 2017, a diminution of about 16 percent compared to 2,709 units sole in Dec 2016. The formula paint a model’s lowest Dec sales opening given Dec 2013.
During a finish 2017 calendar year, Corvette sales decreased about 16 percent to 25,079 units. The formula paint a model’s lowest annual sales formula given calendar year 2014.
Chevrolet Corvette Sales – Dec 2017 – Canada
In Canada, Chevrolet Corvette deliveries totaled 51 units in Dec 2017, a diminution of about 14 percent compared to 59 units sole in Dec 2016.
During a finish 2017 calendar year, Corvette sales increasing about 15 percent to 2,016 units. The formula paint a model’s best annual sales given during slightest calendar year 2014.
The GM Authority Take
The Corvette’s December U.S. sales opening somewhat lagged a altogether segment, though still managed to outsell all other competitors combined, including a many approach rivals a Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, Porsche 911, Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class, SL-Class and AMG-GT, Acura NSX, BMW i8, Audi R8 (see Audi R8 sales), Nissan GT-R and Ford GT (see Ford GT sales). In fact, a Corvette accounted for about 53 percent of a segment’s sales. It should, however, be remarkable that many of the competitors listed occupy a aloft cost indicate than a Corvette.
Even so, a opening is considerable generally given that the Corvette has been on a marketplace for roughly 5 years with comparatively few changes and updates. The formula were likely driven by increasing Corvette accessibility opposite Chevrolet dealers, elucidate the reduced availability issue caused by the the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky to be offline during partial of 2017 due to scheduled upgrades to a facility.
Sales Numbers – Sports Cars – Dec 2017 – USA
The sports car segment contracted nearly 11 percent in December while contracting about 14 percent during all of 2017.
About Chevrolet Corvette
The Chevrolet Corvette is a lineup of sports cars sold globally. Slotting above the Chevrolet Camaro as Chevrolet’s flagship sports car, a Corvette lineup consists of a “base” Corvette Stingray, mid-level Corvette Grand Sport, Corvette Z06 and range-topping Corvette ZR1.
The 2018 Corvette represents a fifth indication year of the seventh-generation, or C7, Corvette. The vehicle remains rarely rival in a segment. Chevrolet is widely rumored to be operative on a next-, eighth-generation Corvette. The model is approaching to be mid-, rear-engined, permitting it to pull a opening pouch even serve that a C7 model. See on a rumored mid-engine Corvette. Though it was formerly believed that the C7 era will be dropped when a mid-engined indication is introduced, we now have reason to trust that a indication will live on for several some-more years alongside a mid-engined model.
The Corvette is built exclusively during the GM Bowling Green factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA.
About The Numbers
- All percent change total compared to Chevrolet Corvette December 2016 sales
- In a United States, there were 26 offered days in December 2017 and 27 offered days in December 2016
- In Canada, there were 25 offered days in December 2017 and 27 offered days in December 2016
- Corvette sales total embody all Corvette variants, trim levels and packages, including:
- Corvette Stingray and Corvette Stingray with Z51 package
- Corvette Grand Sport
- Corvette Z06 and Corvette Z06 with Z07 package
- Corvette ZR1
- Sales total for Lotus, Jaguar and Maserati not accessible as a manufacturers do not mangle out information on a indication level