2019. 6. 3. · Still, the 1984 Vette (MSRP at the time: $21,800) was a huge success, with 51,547 built over an extended 18-month model year. (Corvette’s record sales year remains 1979, when 53,807 were sold.). 2016. 3. 27. · The 1970s were a hell of a race-car trip, and Greenwood's Corvettes, which he built in Troy, Michigan, became some of the visually wildest machines ever to turn a wheel on tarmac.