Corvette Black Book 1953-2021
Two Thousand Twenty was a year like no other for us on planet earth and the new mid-engine Corvette has had its share of challenges as well. A 40-day strike in late 2019, a two-month-plus shutdown thanks to the national pandemic, then additional covid-related supplier delays pushed 2020 model production into December, 2020 as Chevy strived to fill a backlog of orders. An impressive 20,368 ‘20 models were assembled before changing to 2021 build. This new Corvette Black Book has full 2020 coverage including final production stats, and 2021 intro data.
Tough act to follow
Introduced in 1978 with 60 pages about 6-inches tall, the Corvette Black Book has grown to 176 pages ten inches in height. Its beauty, like the car itself, is in its evolution. These are pocket-sized marvels with thousands of facts, options and option codes, exterior and interior colors and codes, production figures, serial numbers for body, engine, and component parts, original “window sticker” prices, and a compilation of each model’s unique details. In its precise year-to-year format, the Corvette Black Book puts phenomenal expertise at your fingertips.
Improved yet again
In the Corvette Black Book, production quantities usually trail by one year. So in addition to 2021 introductory data, the 2021 edition includes 2020 quantities and running production changes. It’s all part of an endless effort to maintain the book’s reputation for detail and accuracy. To be clear, it is not a guide to current values.
No one’s perfect, but after four decades of attention to detail, the Corvette Black Book has become the enthusiast’s bible. Next time you visit a top quality Corvette restoration shop, see if there isn’t a you-know-what lying around. Notice which book is stuffed into enthusiasts’ pockets at Corvette events around the world.
The Corvette Black Book and its publisher, Michael Bruce Associates, Inc., have no relationship or connection whatever with Hearst Business Media Corporation, its parent or affiliated corporations, or the Black Book published by the National Auto Research Division of Hearst Business Media Corporation.
Michael Bruce Associates, Inc. and the Corvette Black Book are not associated with or sponsored by GM or Chevrolet Motor Division.
176 pages, softbound, 4.375” x 10” vertical, 67 b/w photos, uncountable facts. $25.00