Section Two    

  Dimensions

  Serial Numbers
  Options & Colors
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1954 Corvette

For 1954, Corvette production moved to a newly renovated facility in St. Louis Missouri where 10,000 Corvettes were expected to be built every year. Actual production began in December of 1953. Production for 1954 was 3,640 units. Nearly one third remained unsold in December of 1954. Mid year production saw a camshaft change that increased horsepower to 155 in the 235ci six cylinder engine, all Corvettes produced retained the Powerglide automatic transmission. Three new colors, Pennant Blue, Sportsman Red, and Black were added along with the standard Polo White. A beige interior was also offered.


Wheelbase: 102" Track: 57" Front / 58.8" Rear Height: 51.5" Over Windshield
Length: 167.3" Width: 69.8" Curb Weight: 2,886 lbs.
Tire Size: 6.70x15" Fuel Tank: 17.25 gal. Plant: St. Louis, MO
Serial Numbers: E54S001001 through E54S004640


Corvette Options in 1954
 Code 
Description
Quantity
MSRP
2934
Base Corvette Convertible

3640

$2,774.00

100
Directional Signals

3640

16.75

101
Heater

3640

91.40

102
AM Radio

3640

145.15

290B
Whitewall Tires

3640

26.90

313M
Powerglide Transmission

3640

178.35

420A
Parking Brake Alarm

3640

5.65

421A
Courtesy Lights

3640

4.05

422A
Windshield Washer

3640

11.85



Colors Available in 1954

Exterior

Quantity*

Soft Top

Wheels

Interior

Polo White 3,230 Beige Red Red
Pennant Blue 300 Beige Red Beige
Sportsman Red 100 Beige Red Red
Black 4 Beige Red Red
* Estimated Quantity