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1968 Corvette

Wheelbase: 98" Track: 58.3" Front / 59" Rear Height: 47.8" Coupe
Length: 182.5" Width: 69" Curb Weight: 3,210 lbs.
Tire Size: F70x15" Plant: St. Louis

1968 was the year that Zora Arkus-Duntov was named Chief Engineer of Chevrolet. The Corvette Astro II was shown at the New York Auto Show. Both the Exterior and Interior of the Corvette were redesigned for 1968. The coupes featured a removable rear window and roof hatches.

1968 Options:

Code

Description

Quantity

19437

Base Corvette Sport Coupe

9,936

19467

Base Corvette Convertible

18,630

Genuine Leather Seats

2,429

A01

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows

17,635

A02

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield

5,509

A31

Power Windows

7,065

A82

Headrests

3,197

A85

Custom Shoulder Belts

350

C07

Auxiliary Hardtop (Convertible)

8,735

C08

Vinyl Covering For Aux. Hardtop

3,050

C50

Rear Window Defroster

693

C60

Air Conditioning

5,664

F41

Special Front and Rear Suspension

1,758

G81

Positraction Rear Axle

27,008

J50

Power Brakes

9,559

J56

Special Heavy Duty Brakes

81

K66

Transistor Ignition System

5,457

L36

427ci 390hp Engine

7,717

L68

427ci 400hp Engine

1,932

L71

427ci 435hp Engine

2,898

L79

327ci 350hp Engine

9,440

L88

427ci 430hp Engine

80

L89

Aluminum Cylinder Heads For L71

624

M20

4 Speed Manual Transmission

10,760

M21

4 Speed Manual Close Ratio

12,337

M22

4 Speed Manual Close Ratio Heavy Duty

80

M40

Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission

5,063

N11

Off Road Exhaust System

4,695

N36

Telescopic Steering Column

6,447

N40

Power Steering

12,364

P01

Bright Metal Wheel Cover

8,971

PT6

Red Stripe Tires F70x15

11,686

PT7

White Stripe Tires F70x15

9,692

UA6

Alarm System

388

U15

Speed Warning Indicator

3,453

U69

AM/FM Radio

24,609

U79

AM/FM Radio Stereo

3,311

Serial Numbers: 194378S400001 through 194378S428566

For Convertibles, the fourth digit is a "6" 

Suffix:

HE: 327ci, 300hp MT IO: 427ci, 400hp AT
HO: 327ci, 300hp AT IQ: 427ci, 390hp AT
HP: 327ci, 350hp MT, PS, AC IR: 427ci, 435hp MT
HT: 327ci, 350hp MT IT: 427ci, 430hp (L88), MT
IL: 427ci, 390hp MT IU: 427ci, 435hp MT, AH
IM: 427ci, 400hp MT
MT=Manual Trans, AT=Automatic Trans, PS=Power Steering, AC=Air Conditioning, AH=Aluminum Head 

Base Engine: 327ci V8 300hp

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