Corvette: Year by Year1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976
1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
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Additional colors were available. A few "Corvette Copper" (kind of a bronze) Corvettes were built along with Gypsy Red and a Harvest Gold. V8 engined cars would get a 12 volt electrical system; six cylinder Corvettes made do with a six volt system. An electric windshield wiper was also part of the V8 package.
700 Corvettes were produced in 1955. Chevrolet wisely did not repeat the overproduction mistake of 1954 and instead produced only what could be sold.
1955 Corvette For Sale
1955 Corvette, VIN, #44
Price: $160,000 (Trades Considered)
Location: Napoleon, Ohio
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1955 Corvette Convertible, VIN #44 of 700 produced, 265-195 hp, powerglide, numbers match. Pennant Blue paint with Tan Beige interior and Beige soft top (more)
1955 Corvette Options, Prices
|100||Directional Signal||700 (100.00%)||$16.75|
|102A||AM Radio, Signal Seeking||700 (100.00%)||$145.15|
|290B||Whitewall Tires, 6.70x15||n/a||$26.90|
|313||Powerglide Automatic Transmission||n/a||$178.35|
|420A||Parking Brake Alarm||700 (100.00%)||$5.65|
|421A||Courtesy Lights||700 (100.00%)||$4.05|
|422A||Windshield Washers||700 (100.00%)||$11.85|
Notes: Base Corvette with six cylinder engine: $2,774.00. Qty: 7 | Base Corvette with 265 cu. in. 195 hp V8 engine: $2,909.00. Qty: 693 | All six cylinder 1955 Corvettes came with the Powerglide automatic transmission. Most of the 1955 V8 Corvettes also came with the automatic; towards the end of the model run a three speed manual transmission was available and approximately 75 1955 Corvettes were so equipped.
|Polo White||325 (46.43%)||Red||White/Beige||Red|
|Pennant Blue||45 (6.43%)||Dark Beige||Beige||Red|
|Corvette Copper||15 (2.14%)||Dark Beige||White||Bronze|
|Gypsy Red||180 (25.71%)||Light Beige||White/Beige||Red|
|Harvest Gold||120 (17.14%)||Yellow||Dark Green||Yellow|
Notes: Color quantities are estimates as reliable GM records are not available.
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