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1953 Corvette Production and Performance Numbers


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Model Year Highlights:

  • The first Corvette was built on June 30, 1953 in Flint, Michigan.
  • All 300 Corvettes produced for sale sported Polo White exteriors (Dupont #1783-H) with red interior.

Available Options
RPO Description MFG's Price Production
2934 Base Roadster $3498.00 300
101A Heater $91.40 300
101B Signal Seeking AM Radio $145.15 300
Total Production (all convertibles):  300

Color Options
Exterior Interior Soft Top Production
Polo White Red Black 300

Performance Review
Magazine GM Spec.
Pub. Date  
0-30 mph NA
0-40 mph NA
0-50 mph NA
0-60 mph 11.4 sec
0-70 mph NA
0-80 mph NA
0-90 mph NA
0-100 mph NA
1/4 Mile (sec/mph) na
Top Speed >100 mph 
Braking NA
Handling NA