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1980 Corvette

Wheelbase: 98" Track: 58.7" Front / 59.5" Rear Height: 48" Coupe
Length: 185.3" Width: 69" Curb Weight: 3,336 lbs.
Tire Size: P225/70R15 Plant: St. Louis

For the first time since 1974, two engine displacements were available in Corvettes. After several years of weight increases, the 1980 Corvette was lighter because of lower density roof panels reduced thickness in hood and outer doors, and using aluminum for the differential housing and cross member.

1980 Options:

Code Description Quantity
1YZ87 Base Corvette Sport Coupe 40,514
AU3 Power Door Locks 32,692
CC1 Removable Glass Roof Panels 19,695
C49 Rear Window Defroster 36,589
FE7 Gymkhana Suspension 9,907
F51 Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers 1,695
K30 Cruise Control 30,821
L82 350ci 230 hp Engine 5,069
MM4 4 Speed Manual Transmission 5,726
MX1 Automatic Transmission 34,838
N90 Aluminum Wheels (4) 34,128
QGB White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/70R15 26,208
QXH White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/60R15 13,140
UA1 Heavy Duty Battery 1.337
U58 AM/FM Radio Stereo 6,138
UM2 AM/FM Radio Stereo With 8 Track 15,708
UN3 AM/FM Radio Stereo With Cassette 15,148
UP6 AM/FM Radio Stereo With CB 2,434
U75 Power Antenna 32,863
UL3 Radio Delete 201
V54 Roof Panel Carrier 3,755
YF5 California Emissions Certification 3,221
ZN1 Trailer Package 796

Serial Numbers: 1Z878AS400001 through 1Z878AS440614

Fifth Digit Code: 8=350ci 190, 6=350ci 230hp, H=305ci, 180hp


ZAK: 350ci, 190hp AT ZBD: 350ci, 230hp UU
ZAM: 350ci, 190hp MT ZCA: 305ci, 180hp AT CE
ZBC: 350ci, 230hp AT

CE=California Emissions, EP=Early Production, MT=Manual Trans, AT=Automatic Trans, AC=Air Conditioning, AH=Aluminum Heads, HA=High Altitude UU=Uncertain Usage

Base Engine: 350ci V8 190hp - In California 305ci V8 180hp