Article: 2021 CORVETTE ALLOCATIONS CUT: CHIEF ENGINEER EXPLAINS WHY

June 25, 2021

By Lucas Allen in Muscle Cars & Trucks

As we get ready to head into the 2022 model year, the C8 Corvette is gearing up to enter its third sales year. And while the mid-engine sports car has received its fair share of critical acclaim, the media has had a different experience than the vehicle’s actual customer base. From the very beginning, Chevrolet has struggled to stabilize C8 Corvette production as a result of various supplier and/or other pandemic related issues. These production constraints wreaked havoc on availability during 2020, and unfortunately the issues have continued into 2021. In fact, the automaker recently canceled the remaining 2021 C8 Corvette allocations without an event code of 3000 or above, just ahead of 2022 Corvette production this fall.

Read More: Click Here to read Tadge Juechter's explanation for restricting the 2021 Corvette output.

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