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1982 Corvette

Wheelbase: 98" Track: 58.7" Front / 59.5" Rear Height: 48" Coupe
Length: 185.3" Width: 69" Curb Weight: 3,342 lbs.
Tire Size: P225/70R15 Plant: Bowling Green

The 1982 Corvette was the last of a generation. The body shape dated to 1968 and the chassis to 1963. In honor of the 1982 status, Chevrolet offered a special Collector Edition which was the first Corvette with the base price exceeding $20,000. Production in Bowling Green began in 1981, and 8,995 cars were built that year. The new plant closed in October of 1982 to begin retooling for the 1984 Corvette.

1982 Options:

Code Description Quantity
1YY87 Base Corvette Sport Coupe 18,648
1YY07 Collector Edition Hatchback 6,759
AG9 Power Driver Seat 22,585
AU3 Power Door Locks 23,936
CC1 Removable Glass Roof Panels 14,763
C49 Rear Window Defroster 16,886
DG7 Electric Sport Mirrors 20,301
D84 Two Tone Paint 4,871
FE7 Gymkhana Suspension 5,457
K35 Cruise Control 24,313
N90 Aluminum Wheels (4) 16,884
QGR White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/70R15 5,932
QXH White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/60R15 19,070
UL5 Radio Delete 150
UM4 AM/FM Radio Stereo 8 Track 923
UN6 AM/FM Radio Stereo With Cassette 20,355
UN5 AM/FM Radio Stereo With Cassette And CB 1,987
U58 AM-FM Radio Stereo 1,533
U75 Power Antenna 15,557
V08 Heavy Duty Cooling 6,006
V54 Roof Panel Carrier 1,992
YF5 California Emissions Certification 4,951

VIN Numbers: 1G1AY8786C5100001 through 1G1AY8786C5125408

The 6th Digit is a "0" For the Collectors Edition. The 9th Digit is a check code, and varies.

The VIN Tag ending in 00017 was lost and not built.


ZBA: 350ci, 200hp AT ZBN: 350ci, 200hp AT CE
ZBC: 350ci, 200hp AT CE EP

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 200hp - No Manual Transmission Was Available This Year.