In what was one of the shortest model years, a total of 9,686 Corvettes were produced. Production started June 5, 2017 and ends January 28, 2018. The plant was down for three months, making the 2018 model year approximately 5 months.
Here’s how the options panned out:
- 39.3% Stingrays; 31.8% Grand Sport; 28.9% Z06
- 17.5% of Corvettes built were convertibles
- Automatic transmissions outsold manuals once again at 78%.
- The 1LT package was most popular for Stingray Coupes, while the 2LT was the top pick for Stingray Convertibles and Grand Sports. The 3LZ was again the most popular for Z06 models.
- Almost 30% of Z06s opted for the Z07 performance package.
- Arctic White once again topped the list as most popular color, and for the first time in several years – when you add the two ‘reds’ together, they don’t beat out white (just barely though)!
- Here’s how the percentages panned out, in order of popularity:
- Arctic White – 20.3%
- Black – 16.3%
- Torch Red – 14%
- Watkins Glen Gray – 11.5%
- Ceramic Matrix Gray – 11.3%
- Admiral Blue – 7.3%
- Long Beach Red – 6.2%
- Blade Silver – 5.9%
- Corvette Racing Yellow – 4.1%
- Black Rose – 2.3%
- Sebring Orange – .8%
- Deliveries of Corvettes were 89% U.S., 6% Canada; 3.5% Europe; and the remaining 1.5% to Mexico, Japan and the Mideast. The Museum delivered 88 Corvettes through the R8C Delivery program.
To view and download the complete spreadsheet of stats visit our 2018 Corvette page here.