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Chevy Corvette was the fastest-selling car in America last month

Corvette fans can't wait to put one in their garage, apparently.

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It all started with Gran Turismo. From those early PlayStation days, Sean was drawn to anything with four wheels. Prior to joining the Roadshow team, he was a freelance contributor for Motor Authority, The Car Connection and Green Car Reports. As for what's in the garage, Sean owns a 2016 Chevrolet SS, and yes, it has Holden badges.
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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

The people want more Corvettes.

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Americans couldn't wait to drive off in a last month, according to new data from iSeeCars highlighting the fastest-selling cars in the country. In February, Chevy's mid-engined sports car took just 13.1 days to go from dealership to driveway.

To put the turnaround into context, the average new car spent 49 days at a dealership before someone took it home. In this respect, the Corvette is a hot commodity. But, also remember Chevy's had a really terrible time ever since the C8-generation Corvette launched last year. Everything from a UAW union strike to the coronavirus and supplier-related issues forced the automaker to delay or stop production of the sports car. Its light inventory numbers likely have something to do with how quickly buyers collect them from dealership lots. Nevertheless, it's good news for the sports car, which entered the scene this time with revolutionary changes.

The Corvette was a lone soldier on February's list of fastest-selling cars in the sense that no other coupe or sports car made the cut. Instead, the list is filled with luxury SUVs like the Cadillac Escalade and BMW X7, and features a couple of more affordable SUVs like the RAV4 Hybrid and Kia Telluride. It's more than obvious that Americans are still riding high on the SUV wave.

Fastest-selling new cars in Feb. 2021

Rank CarDays to sell
1 Chevrolet Corvette13.1
2 Lexus IS 35014.5
3 Lexus RX 450h15.2
4 Cadillac Escalade16.6
5 Kia Telluride17
6 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid19.5
7 Toyota Tacoma20.2
8 BMW X720.3
9 Mercedes-Benz GLS20.5
10 Toyota Sienna21.5

The base 2020 Chevy Corvette is a whole lot of car for $60K

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