Exploring the 1984 Corvette Specifications: Options, Codes, Quantities, and Prices

Discover the amazing details of the 1984 Corvette Specifications, including a wide range of options, production figures, and cost information.

The 1984 C4 Corvette marked a major milestone in the history of this iconic American sports car. The 1984 fourth-generation Corvette, or C4, featured a new design and more aerodynamic elements than previous models. This 1984 Corvette was also outfitted with the most advanced technology available since the car’s debut in 1953. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the 1984 C4 Corvette Specifications and all that it has to offer.

But did you know that the 1983 Corvette’s fascinating journey played a crucial role in shaping the 1984 Corvette’s success? Its delay and transformation into the ’84 model allowed the Corvette Team to fine-tune their vision, setting the stage for the ’84 Corvette’s triumph. To delve deeper into this intriguing connection, don’t forget to check out our earlier post on the 1983 Corvette.

A Closer Look at the 1984 Chevy C4 Corvette

The Base ’84 C4 Corvette

Basic features included with the car include a 350 cubic inch, 205 horsepower engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, a removable body-color roof panel, AM-FM stereo, and cloth seats.

The Exterior

The 1984 Chevy C4 Corvette sports car was a groundbreaking vehicle that featured an exterior that was vastly different from its predecessors. It had a sleek and streamlined design, with a bold new look that signaled a departure from the traditional look of the classic Corvette.

All 1984 Corvettes had one-piece, removable roof panels, and rear window hatches. At the time, it had the largest amount of compound glass installed in an American car. The front windshield was slanted at an angle of 64°.

For the 1984 Corvette production, there were no factory finishing seams exposed. They were hidden from sight and located behind rub molding, which encompassed the entire body.

1984 Corvette Exterior Colors

16Bright Silver Metallic3,109
18Medium Gray Metallic3,147
20Light Blue Metallic1,196
23Medium Blue Metallic1,822
53Gold Metallic2,430
63Light Bronze Metallic2,452
66Dark Bronze Metallic1,371
72Bright Red12,942
16/18Silver/Medium Gray3,629
20/23Light Blue/Medium Blue1,433
63/66Light Bronze/Dark Bronze3,693

Brakes and Wheels

The brakes on the vehicle are disc on all four wheels, but the components are new and supplied by Girlock of Australia.

The 1984 Corvette marked a breakthrough in automobile technology with its implementation of plastic leaf springs on the front and back axles.

The 1984 Interior

The interior of the car was also redesigned, with a focus on ergonomics and comfort. The dashboard and instrument cluster were repositioned to provide better visibility and easier access to controls. The seats were more supportive, with additional bolstering to provide more lateral support for aggressive cornering.

Standard features on the electronics were digital readouts for engine monitoring and liquid crystal graphic displays for speed and engine revolutions. An analog instrumentation system was not available.

A dashboard for passengers was featured on the 1984 Corvette. It was created as part of a passive restraint system because the designers thought it would be federally mandated. The Reagan Administration let go of restraint proposals, but the Corvette pad stayed.

1984 Interior Colors

12CGraphite Cloth
12VGraphite Sport Seat Cloth
122Graphite Leather
15CMedium Gray Cloth
15VMedium Gray Sport Seat Cloth
152Medium Gray Leather
28CMedium Blue Cloth
28VMedium Blue Sport Seat Cloth
62CSaddle Cloth
62VSaddle Sport Seat Cloth
622Saddle Leather
65CBronze Cloth
65VBronze Sport Seat Cloth
652Bronze Leather
742Carmine Leather

Vehicle Identification Numbers: 
1G1AY0782E5100001 thru 1G1AY0782E5151547

1984 Corvette Specifications: Option Codes, Prices, and Quantities

Sitting underneath the unique clamshell-style hood of the C3 Corvette was the Chevrolet L83 V-8 with a displacement of 350 cubic inches, generating 205 horsepower – which would be replaced in the following year. Transmission-wise, the Doug Nash “4+3” provided a four-speed manual gearbox with overdrives on the top three gears; alternatively, an automatic could also be chosen.

1YY07Base Corvette Sport Coupe51,54721,800
AR9Base Seats – Leather40,568400
AQ9Sport Seats – Cloth4,003625
AG9Power Driver Seat48,702210
AU3Power Door Locks49,545165
CC3Removable Transparent Roof Panel15,767595
D84Two-Tone Paint (coupe)8,755428
FG3Delco-Bilstein Shock Absorbers3,729189
G92Performance Axle Ratio41022
KC4Engine Oil Cooler4,295158
K34Cruise Control49,832185
MM44-Speed Manual Transmission6,4430
QZDP255/50VR16 Tires/Wheels51,547561
UL5Radio Delete104-331
UM6AM-FM Stereo Cassette6,689153
UN8AM-FM Stereo, Citizens Band178215
UU8Stereo System, Delco-Bose43,607895
VO1Heavy Duty Radiator12,00857
YF5California Emissions Requirements6,83375
Z51Performance Handling Package (coupe)25,995600
Z6ARear Window/Side Mirror Defogger (coupe)47,680160

How many 1984 Corvettes were produced?

In 1984, an incredible 51,547 Corvettes were sold, making it the most successful year of the C4’s production (1983-1996). As evidenced by the 1983 issue of Car and Driver exclaiming, “It is the fastest American car, no doubt!” the tests showed its top speed at 140 mph, 0-60 time of fewer than seven seconds, and a 15.2-second quarter-mile.

A 1984 Corvette was the 750,000th Corvette produced

On October 26, 1982, the 750,000th Corvette to be produced was manufactured in the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. It was a 1984 white coupe with a red interior and 4+3 four-speed manual transmission.

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