C7 Corvette production will go on hiatus when the plant shuts down to undergo upgrades and retooling. When the plant comes back online this fall, Black Rose Metallic will not return.
Corvette Blogger reports Harlan Charles, Product Marketing Manager for Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro, confirmed the demise of the color option. Black Rose Metallic is one of three premium paint choices, which also include Corvette Racing Yellow and Long Beach Red.
“Basically we are painting Black Rose until the plant shut down happens in August and it won’t be brought back when we start back in November,” said Charles. “We will replace it with a new color TBA, but [that] may not be right away.”
The color has been far from popular—the National Corvette Museum states just 1,333 C7 Corvettes have been finished in Black Rose Metallic. In a world of red, yellow and black Corvettes, the hue is refreshing, though.