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Rob
08-13-04, 11:41 AM
From the Bowling Green Performance Press
8-13-2004

A total of 34,064 Corvettes rolled off the end of the assembly line for the
2004 production model year. Coupes still proved to be the most popular model ordered with 47 percent of total sales. Convertibles held a steady 36 percent with the ZO6 claiming the remaining 17 percent.

Le Mans Blue, a color named to commemorate the Corvette win in the 24 race, also won the race for most popular color (20 percent), with Black finishing at a close second (18 percent), and Torch Red coming in third (15 percent).

The results for the remaining colors are as follows: Light Tarnish Silver (14 percent), Magnetic Red (11 percent), Medium Spiral Gray (10 percent), Millenium Yellow (8 percent), and Artic White (5 percent).

Black proved to be the most popular color of convertible top with 58 percent of sales, followed by the Medium Neutral Top with 22 percent. The Oak top accounted for 17 percent and only 4 percent were white.

Interior color selections were: Black (62 percent), Shale (14 percent), Oak (12 percent), Pewter (8 percent), and Red (5 percent).

Only one option was chosen by all Corvette owners, air conditioning with auto temperature control was installed in 100 percent of the cars.

Automatic transmissions were very popular with 63 percent of sales. Excluding ZO6s, which were all manual, 20 percent were equipped with the manual six speed transmission.

Many other popular options include: Memory Package (91 percent), Heads Up Display (75 percent), Telescoping Steering Wheel (75 percent), Soft Ride Suspension (72 percent), Aluminum Polished Wheels (66 percent), and Exterior Body Side Moldings (61 percent).

jmp2004
08-14-04, 07:07 PM
I was just wondering: When would the final numbers would be posted on the 2004 model year? colors, options,etc...

Bill Heygster
08-16-04, 08:51 AM
The age of ownership must be rising if the number three color is torch red and the number one option is the memory package

Robert56
09-09-04, 12:23 AM
The dealers are coming down on the prices for the remaing c5's amd a late run on z06's could be a sign of some good deals also. My dealer said they were having problems with the carbon fiber hood and causeded the late delivery of z06's around here with more to come at all the chev dealers in this area.