The Corvette first rolled off the assembly line June 30, 1953 and since then more than 1.5 million have been produced. It's the world's longest-running continually produced passenger car. The Corvette made its debut as a concept vehicle on January 17, 1953, with a limited run of 300 produced that year. All 1953 models were Polo White with a red interior and they were priced at $3,498. In 2006, the third 1953 Corvette produced sold for a record $1,060,000 at auction. Approximately 1,560,000 Corvettes have been produced since June 30, 1953. The 500,000th Corvette was built in 1977; the 1 millionth was built in 1992, and the 1.5 millionth Corvette rolled off the line in 2009.