In 2009, Chevrolet Corvette sales hit lowest level since 1961

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Unless you were living under a rock most of 2009, you already know that last year was a very tough one for the automotive industry. While sales of many models dropped to record lows, sales of the Chevrolet Corvette hit a historic low of just 13,934 units, the lowest since 1961 – unofficially.

Officially (according to data from, 2009 was the worst year for the model in 19 years when sales hit 17,472 in 1991. In 2008, Corvette sales came in at 26,971, down 6,714 units from 2007.

– By: Kap Shah

Source: Straightline