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Chevrolet News:The Last Corvette C6 Rolls Off The Assembly Line

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By William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

March 4, 2013

February 28, 2013 was a sad day at GM's Bowling Green factory in Kentucky as the final C6 Corvette rolled off the assembly line. The last Corvette was a white 427 convertible collectors' edition model which will be heading to GM's Heritage Collection in Detroit.

During its nine years in production, the Bowling Green plant built a total of 215,100 C6 Corvettes.

Now the plant is undergoing a retooling to begin production of the new C7 Corvette Stingray later this year.

If you're one of those people who still wants to get their hands on a C6 Corvette, don't fret. Automotive News said that Chevrolet dealers had a stockpile of 6,100 Corvettes on February 1st, giving them a five month supply.

Source: Autoweek

Photo Credit: Zora Duntov / National Corvette Museum

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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Awesome day, I am sure this is a very well built Corvette, but I am excited to have the C7 in production. :D

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