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2023 Chevrolet Corvette Production Starts May 16, Z06 Follows In Summer

You can order a 2023 Corvette now.

According to the Corvette Action Center, which cites an internal letter to dealers, production of the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette will begin on May 16. Chevy hasn’t given a particular start date for assembly of the Z06, although it is expected to begin later this summer. In late spring, the business plans to begin taking orders.

According to this report, Chevy began taking orders for the 2023 model year Corvette on April 7. From the start, the 70th Anniversary Edition is accessible. The model does not presently come with the ZZ3 Engine Appearance and Lighting Package.

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The brake callipers, engine cover, and wheel trim are all red on the 70th Anniversary Edition. Carbon Flash Metallic or White Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat are offered for the body. The seatbelts and stitching in the cabin are crimson. Two-tone leather upholstery with a unique Ceramic colour and suede inlays.

The dealer message also sheds light on the 2022 Corvette’s production limits. The FE2 and FE4 suspension systems are limited in availability due to a microprocessor scarcity. The back park assist feature has been unavailable since January 24, however it was reintroduced on April 11.

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Chevy had to pause Corvette production several times during the 2022 model year. Most recently, the company didn’t build the model during the week of March 21 because of part constraints. The automaker claimed this was not related to the microchip shortage.

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Another problem happened in December 2021 when a tornado hit the Bowling Green factory. It caused a fire, damaged a portion of the roof, and destroyed an employee entrance.

The production issues have been an ongoing problem for the C8 Corvette. For example, the automaker stopped taking orders for the 2021 model earlier than planned because of a parts shortage.



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