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The 1955 Corvette was the first year for Yellow, they called it Harvest Gold with 120 built. Yellow did not return to the Corvette until 1958. The 58 Vette used Panama Yellow with 455 produced. Yellow was never used again in the C1 era Corvette. It reappeared in the 1965 Corvette under a new name: Code XX Goldwood Yellow with 1,275 built. The 1966 Corvette continued the Yellow trend with code 984 Sunfire Yellow with 2,339 produced. The 1967 Corvette was the last year for the C2 Vette, but it continued with code 984 Sunfire Yellow with 2,325 produced.
The 1968 Corvette was the first year for the Mako Shark C3 body style. This year GM released code 984 Safari Yellow with 3,133 produced. The 1969 Vette was a continuation of the 1968 C3 Vette, this year the Yellow changed to code 984 Daytona Yellow. The 1970 model year brought wider fenders and some new interior designs for more comfort. The 70 Corvette shared code 984 Daytona Yellow with the 69 Vette. The 1971 production year was the first time Chevrolet released more than one shade of Yellow in the same year. This year there was code 912 Sunflower Yellow and code 989 War Bonnet Yellow. GM produced 1,177 Sunflower Yellows and 3,706 War Bonnet Yellow Corvettes in 71. The 1972 model year was the last year for chrome bumpers on both ends. This year also continued with code 912 Sunflower Yellow, and code 989 War Bonnet Yellow. GM produced 1,542 Sunflower Yellow, and 2550 War Bonnet Yellow Corvettes in 72.
The 1973 C3 Corvette no longer had a chrome bumper, it was replaced with a urethane bumper, this model Vette also had a longer hood which replaces the wiper door assembly. GM released two different Yellows in 1973 code 952 Yellow and code 953 Metallic Yellow. The 1974 C3 Vette had no chrome bumpers and only had code 956 Bright Yellow. The 1975 production was the last year for a convertible Corvette in the C3 body style. GM continued with code 56 Bright Yellow with 2,883 produced. The 1976 Corvette also used code 56 Bright Yellow with 3,389 produced. The 1977 Corvettes was the last year for a short back window, 78 was the first year for the big back window. The 1977 Corvette saw the return of two yellows: code 52 Corvette Yellow and code 56 Corvette Bright Yellow. GM released 71 Corvette Yellows and 1,942 Corvette Bright Yellows in 77. The 1978 Corvette returned to only one Yellow: code 52 Corvette Yellow with 1,243 produced. The 1979 Corvette was the last year for this style with the rounded rear bumper, and none flared front bumper. The 79 Vette used Code 52 Corvette Yellow with 2,357 produced.
The 1980 Vette was the first year for the spoiler rear bumper, and the flared front bumper. This style only lasted three years. The 80 Corvette was produced in code 52 Yellow with 2,077 produced. The 1981 Vette carried the same body ad the 80 Corvette with code 52 Yellow continuing too. Chevrolet released 1,031 Yellow Corvettes in 81. 1981 was also the last year for a yellow Corvette in the C3 Mako Shark body style.