Here’s a blast from the past – 1994 Corvette Historic Brochure

Here’s a blast from the past – 1994 Corvette Historic Brochure

1994 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
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…
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This Ultimate 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Only Has 43 Miles On It

This Ultimate 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Only Has 43 Miles On It

1990 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
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…
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C4 Corvette Body Kits History: C4 Corvette Sports Car Customizing

C4 Corvette Body Kits History: C4 Corvette Sports Car Customizing

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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…
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1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
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…
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1996 C4 Chevrolet Corvette Brochure

1996 C4 Chevrolet Corvette Brochure

1996 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
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.…
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Grand Sport Legend John Heinricy and VIN #0001 1996 Corvette will make a Special Appearance at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021

Grand Sport Legend John Heinricy and VIN #0001 1996 Corvette will make a Special Appearance at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021

1996 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Events, Corvette News and Archives
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…
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1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
We have four 1995 Corvette magazine advertisements. 1995 is in the C4 Corvette generation group which ran from 1984-1996. It was designed by Dave McLellan and Jerry Palmer. A few quick facts about the 1995 Corvette Total Production = 20,742: 15,771 Coupe, 4,971 Convertible The ZR-1's larger brakes were made standard for all models. On January 3 Chevrolet announces that the Corvette has been chosen as the official pace car of the Indianapolis 500 race. Chevrolet announces to its dealers that 522 pace car replicas would be produced, with 415 available for dealer sales. On April 28, 1995 The last ZR-1 Corvette, painted Torch Red, rolls off the assembly line. During its six-year lifetime, 6939 ZR-1 Corvettes were built. Chevrolet general manager Jim Perkins and former Corvette Chief Engineer Dave…
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TOMMY MORRISON AND HIS CORVETTES (Part 2)

TOMMY MORRISON AND HIS CORVETTES (Part 2)

C4 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Racing News
We are looking at Part 2 in our series on Tommy Morrison and his Corvettes. In Part 1 of the Morrison story, we covered the period from 1984 to the end of the 1989 race season. In Part 2 of the story, we picked up the thread in 1990. By: Wayne Ellwood and Brett Richmond Part 1 of the Morrison story covered the period from 1984 to the end of the 1989 race season. In Part 2 of the story, we picked up the thread in 1990. 1990 was the year that Tommy Morrison/Morrison Motorsport re-entered the SCCA World Challenge and also took two cars to Fort Stockton to establish new FIA land speed records. Active racing concluded at the end of the 1995 season, and, by 1999, Morrison Motorsport…
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1995 Corvette Specifications and Production Numbers

1995 Corvette Specifications and Production Numbers

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Production Numbers, Corvette Specifications
Today on Vette Vues blog post we are looking at the 1995 Chevrolet Corvette specifications and production numbers as well as details on the 1995 ZR1. 1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Coupe 1995 Corvette Total Production = 20,7421995 Corvette Coupes Produciton 15,771 1995 Corvette Convertible Produced 4,971 RPO 1YY07 Base Price for the 1995 Corvette Sport Coupe (15,771) $36,785RPO 1YY67 Base Price for the 1995 Corvette Convertible (4,971) $43,665 1995 Corvette Exterior Color Choices CODEEXTERIORQUANTITY05Dark Purple Metallic1,04905/10Dark Purple Metallic/White52710Arctic White3,38128Admiral Blue1,00641Black3,95943Bright Aqua Metallic90945Polo Green Metallic2,94053Competition Yellow1,00370Torch Red4,53175Dark Red Metallic1,437 1995 Corvette Interior Color Choices CODECOLOR143Light Gray193Black194Black-Pace Car Replica643Light Beige703Red More 1995 Chevy Corvette Options RPODESCRIPTIONQTYRETAILAQ9Sport Seats7,908625AG1Power Driver Seat19,012305AG2Power Passenger Seat15,323305CC2Auxillary Hardtop (convertible)4591,995C2LDual Removable Roof Panels (coupe)2,97995024SRemovable Roof Panel, blue tint (coupe)4,68865064SRemovable Roof Panel, bronze tint (coupe)2,871650FX3Selective Ride and Handling, Electronic3,4211,695G92Performance Axle…
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1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure and Press Photos

1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure and Press Photos

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
Today we are looking at some of the specifications on the 1991 Corvette followed by the brochure and some media photos. The brochure is 34 pages including the front and back covers. The C4 Corvette ran from 1984 through 1996.  1991 was the 8th year for the fourth generation Vette. Total production numbers were 20,639.  The coupes accounted for 14,967 and the convertibles accounted for 5,672.  The base sport coupe ran $32,4555 and the convertible ran $38,770.  The ZR-1 arrived in 1990.  The “King of the Hill” sold 3,032 in 1990 but in 1991 there were 2,044 that chose this option which added another $31,683 to the coupes price tag. Ten Color Choices for the 1991 Corvette WhiteSteel Blue MetallicYellowBlackTurquoise MetallicDark Red MetallicQuasar Blue MetallicBright RedPolo Green MetallicCharcoal Metallic Interior…
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