Article: The Best Corvettes of the 1970s: No.2 – The 1970 Corvette

January 5, 2020

By Alex Sommers in

After much deliberation and a photo finish, our second place 1970s Corvette award goes to, the 1970 model!

Stop us if this sounds familiar. In 1969, a two-month United Auto Worker Strike caused a late start to production for the 1970 Corvette. Not a single 1970 Corvette laid a tire on a showroom floor until February of ’70. This caused production numbers to fall by more than 50% from 38,762 in 1969 to just 17,316, the lowest total since 1962; when the nine-year-old ‘Vette was still finding its place in the market.

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