1.5 Million Corvettes
GM Bowling Green Assembly employees pose with the 1,500,000th Corvette, a
2009 Corvette Convertible
(left to right): 1953 Corvette (First year); 1977 Corvette (500,000th
Corvette); 1992 Corvette (1 millionth Corvette); 2009 Corvette (1.5 millionth Corvette)
11th June, 2009
At the June meeting of the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association,
Karen Rafferty, Chevrolet Product Marketing Director, announced the recent production of the 1,500,000th Corvette at
the GM Bowling Green (Kentucky) assembly plant.
"The 1.5 millionth Corvette is a great example of how Chevy is America's Brand," Rafferty said. "For nearly
60 years we have built America's Sports Car and this milestone is a solid proof point."
The 1.5 millionth Corvette, built on 28th May, 2009, is a white convertible 3LT with red interior and black top
(similar to the first, 500,000th and 1 millionth Corvettes built in 1953, 1977 and 1992 respectively). The first
Corvette rolled off the assembly line on 30th June, 1953.
achieves a 0 - 60 time in less than four seconds, pulls 1.0g on the skid pad ..... " Rafferty said about a new Corvette
model for the 2010 model year and continued by saying "These numbers are unmatched by any of Corvette's