The Chevrolet Corvette (C4): A Sports Car That Turned Heads
The Chevrolet Corvette C4 was an American sports car first model was 1984. The first year in the fourth generation Corvette Stingray C4s was manufactured from January 3, 1983, through March 3, 1983. Production lasted for 17 months. The Chevy Corvette C4 Designers were Jerry Palmer under Dave McLellan (1980).
C4 Corvette Productions Numbers:
1984 51,547 Corvette Produced
There were 358,180 C4 Corvettes produced during its production run.
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You will also want to check out our C4 Corvette Overview, we look at the history of the model years 1984-1996 and the changes along the way.
During that time, it became one of the world’s most recognizable sports cars and gained plenty of fans among both current and former owners. Perhaps you, too, are thinking about owning a Chevrolet Corvette C4 yourself? Here’s the C4 Vette category where you can find what you need to know about this sports car before deciding whether it’s right for you or not. When you are ready to buy a Corvette C4 check out our Corvette’s for Sale Classified ads to find one near you.
Below are links to articles pertaining to Chevy C4 Corvette from 1984 through the 1996 model years. These links are to the specific C4 model year category with articles pertaining to that year:
Top 10 Most Desirable Production "Performance" Street Corvettes Calling all Corvette Enthusiasts! We have an exciting new list to share about some of the most sought-after Corvettes in the industry. Today, we’re breaking down the top 10 most desirable performance Corvettes from Chevy from the C1 through C7 generations. Whether you’re looking for vintage American classic muscle or sleek new Corvette power and agility, Chevy has produced a wide array of desirable performance Corvettes for you to enjoy. Check out our post where we take a deeper dive into each generation and highlight our favorite performance Corvette. HOME By K. Scott Teeters Marking a special moment in history, the new E-Ray Corvette made its public debut on January 17, 2023, precisely seventy years since the Corvette's original grand introduction at…
Are you in the market for a classic 1991 Corvette? If so, you're in luck! There are five 1991 Corvettes for Sale at the Kissimmee, Florida Mecum Auction taking place January 4-15, 2023. Each of these stunning 1991 Corvettes that are for sale offers an array of features and specifications. Whether you're looking for a ZR1 with all the bells and whistles or a standard model coupe or convertible, you're sure to find what you're looking for. So, if you're interested in owning a piece of automotive history, check out these five 1991 C4 Corvettes for sale. 1991 Corvette Press Photo - Photo Credit GM Archie 1991 Corvette PriceSo, what does a 1991 Corvette cost now?The five 91s at Mecum Kissimmee 2023LOT W187 White 1991 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeLOT U233 1991…
1990 Corvette specifications and what you need to know about its options and values before you buy a used Corvette. Josh Ybarra 1990 Chevrolet C4 Corvette Convertible at Corvette Chevy Expo We are looking at the C4 1990 Corvette specifications and history. We'll check out the options, numbers ordered as well as their costs. We will also see what special editions were available on the 90 Corvette Stingray. Learn about the colors available and their current values. We also have a 1990 Corvette that we are looking at that will be going up for auction at the Mecum Chicago Auction in October 2022. Often times a Corvette will be advertised as stock or matching numbers, but it might not be the case. To start with, before you buy a used…
1994 was an exciting year for Corvettes! Enjoy this 1994 Corvette Vintage Sales Catalog. For those looking for an iconic piece of American history, here's our 1994 Corvette Brochure. The 1994 Corvette was born during an era when cars were moving away from muscle cars and towards fuel efficiency. In 1994, GM made available a 350 cubic inch engine that offered 300 horsepower. The electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission was also included. Also included was a removable body-colored roof panel on the coupe or a soft top on the convertible. Delco stereo system with cassette and leather seats were included in the base price. The base Corvette Sport Coupe retailed for $36,185. The Bast Corvette Convertible sold for $42,900. Below are the pages from the 1994 Corvette sales brochure: CORVETTE…
This 1990 Corvette ZR1 has only 43 miles on it and will be in The Gold Collection at the Bloomington Gold event on June 10th and 11th at the Illinois State University in Bloomington, Illinois. Today we take a look at its history and the history of the C4 ZR1 Corvette. Mark Donnally's 1990 Corvette Coupe ZR1 with only 43 Miles It’s one thing to be able to afford an amazing new car like the classic C4 1990 Corvette coupe ZR1, but it’s another thing altogether to insist that your local dealership does not prepare it for sale. Purchased at Future Chevrolet in Woodbridge, NJ, Mr. Gurski left strict instructions for the dealership not to apply the standard new car dealer prep to his 1990 Corvette coupe ZR1 before he…
C4 Corvette Body Kits Review As we continue to delve into history, Vette Vues aims to explore what was happening back in the 80s with the C4 Corvette when America got its taste of the customs culture - something that has stuck with us before and after. In order to reach out and update long-time viewers, we're giving everyone a peek at what it took to make C4 Corvette Body Kits and Customizing the rage - from the right parts for their project car all the way down to details of what they did! We have lots of photos to share from that era. At the end of this article are links to the other Corvette Body Kit History articles. BY: Wayne Ellwood Photo credits: General Motors, Burt Greenwood, Rudy…
Today on our Vette Vues blog post, we are looking at the 1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure. We are also taking a look at the history of the Callaway Speedster and have a walkaround video for you to enjoy. The one-and-only, record-setting 1988 Callaway Sledgehammer was up for auction recently on Bring-a-Trailer. The auction ended and on May 23, 2021, with a high bid of $500,000, but it did not meet the reserve. In researching past auctions, we learned that in 2004 at the Scottsdale Barret-Jackson auction, it sold at no reserve for $225,500.00. In 2014 at the Mecum Kissimmee auction, the high bid was $600,000 and did not sell. It's estimated value at that time was $750,000 to $1,000,000. We will keep you posted in the future as to…
C4 Corvette Historical Overview - an Iconic American Sport Car The C4 Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic American car known around the world. The fourth-generation Vette was produced from 1984 until 1996. The designer was Jerry Palmer under Dave Mclellan. In our C4 Corvette overview, we study the changes made to the fourth-generation Corvette and what to look for if you are looking for one. This iconic American car is known around the world as one of America’s greatest accomplishments in engineering history. In our C4 category, we will bring you articles that tell the story behind how we got from Chevrolet Corvette C4 to the mid-engine we enjoy today. The fourth-generation Vette was produced from 1984 until 1996. The designer was Jerry Palmer under Dave Mclellan. By the mid-1980s,…
Today on our blog we are looking at the 1996 C4 Chevrolet Corvette Brochure. The Model year 1996 was the final year of the C4 Corvette that was produced from 1983 to 1996. The Grand Sport was a limited-edition model with a total production output of just 1,000 units—810 coupes and 190 convertibles. The Grand Sport paid homage to the legendary competition Corvette of the same name that was raced in the 1963 season with drivers Jim Hall, Roger Penske, Augie Pabst, and Dick Thompson. The 1996 Grand Sport—RPO Z16—was visually identifiable by its exclusive paint livery in Admiral Blue with white stripes and bright red hashes across the left front fender. It came equipped with the highest output LT4 engine fitted with aluminum cylinder heads, which generated 330 HP.…
In this blog post, we take a look at the 1996 C4 Chevrolet Grand Sport, GM Engineer John Heinricy, VIN #0001 1996 Corvette, and a little special Grand Sport display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021. 1996 Grand Sport with GM Engineer John Heinricy at the NCM In a recent press release from Carlisle Events, we learned that retired GM Engineer John Heinricy, and the first 1996 Grand Sport off the line will be at this year’s Corvettes at Carlisle. The event takes place at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle Pennsylvania August 26-28, 2021. This year will mark 25 years of the consumer-based Corvette Grand Sport. In the statement from Carlisle, they said, “Corvettes at Carlisle and the Corvette community have marveled at the design, power, and elegance of the Grand Sport…