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10,594 split-window coupes were made in 1963.
1963 was also the first year for hideaway headlights on Corvettes - a feature that lasted until the advent of the C6 design in 2005.
The 1963 Corvette coupe was designed by Larry Shinoda.
1963 was the first year of the Z06 option code, which indicated the fuel-injected engine, heavy duty suspension, aluminum knock-off wheels, heavy duty brakes, 36-gallon fiberglass fuel tank, and limited slip rear end. 198 Z06 coupes and one Z06 convertible were made.
An excellent condition 1963 Split-Window Corvette coupe will cost you anywhere from $40,000 to $185,000, with the price varying mostly on engine selection. The highest prices are for the Z06.