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1954 Corvette Production and Performance Numbers


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Model Year Highlights:

  • 1954 Corvette production started in December of 1953 in a renovated St. Louis, MO assembly plant.
  • 1954 Blue Flame Six engines either came with 150 or 155 hp. The higher horsepower motors were equipped with a different camshaft which when into production during the 1954 model year.

Available Options
RPO Description Price Production
2934 Base Roadster $2,774.00 3,640
100 Directional Signals $16.75 3,640
101 Heater $91.40 3,640
102 AM Radio, Signal Seeking $145.15 3,640
290B Whitewall Tires, 6.70x15 $26.90 3,640
313M Powerglide Automatic Transmission $178.35 3,640
420A Parking Brake Alarm $5.65 3,640
421A Courtesy Lights $4.05 3,640
422A Windshield Washer $11.85 3,640
Total Production (all convertibles):  3,640

Color Options
RPO Exterior Ditzler # Dupont # RM # Interior Soft Top Production
NA Polo White NA NA NA Red Beige 3,230
NA Pennant Blue #DAL 11238 #1927 NA Beige Beige 300
NA Sportsman Red NA NA NA Red Beige 100
NA Black NA NA NA Red Beige 4

Performance Review
Magazine GM Spec. Road and Track
Pub. Date   June 1954
0-30 mph NA 3.7 sec
0-40 mph NA 5.3 sec
0-50 mph NA 7.7 sec
0-60 mph NA 11.0 sec
0-70 mph NA 14.8 sec
0-80 mph NA 19.5 sec
0-90 mph NA NA
0-100 mph NA NA
1/4 Mile (sec/mph) NA 17.9/76.0
Top Speed NA 107.1 mph
Braking NA NA
Handling NA NA