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1989 Corvette

Wheelbase: 96.2" Track: 59.6" Front / 60.4" Rear Height: 46.7" Coupe
Length: 176.5" Width: 71" Curb Weight: 3,238 lbs.
Tire Size: P275/40ZR17 Plant: Bowling Green

Zora Arkus-Duntov sold his 1974 Corvette for a six-figure amount. The new 6-speed Manual Transmission made it's debut in the 1989 Corvette. 84 ZR-1 Corvettes were built for evaluation, testing and media preview, dealers were informed the ZR-1 would be a 1990 Model. Planning began on the next Generation Corvette C-5, at that time to be introduced in 1993.

1989 Options:

Code Description Quantity
1YY07 Base Corvette Sport Coupe 16,663
1YY67 Base Corvette Convertible 9,749
AC1 Power Passenger Seat 20,578
AC3 Power Driver Seat 25,606
AQ9 Sport Seats - Leather 1,777
AR9 Base Seats - Leather 23,364
BK2 Callaway Twin Turbo 69
B4P Radiator Boost Fan 20,281
CC2 Auxiliary Hard Top - Convertible 1,573
C2L Dual Removable Roof Panels 5,274
24S Removable Roof Panel Blue Tint 8,748
64S Removable Roof Panel Bronze Tint 4,042
C68 Electronic Air Conditioning Control 24,675
D74 Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror 17,414
FX3 Selective Ride Handlling, Electronic 1,573
G92 Performance Axle Ratio 10,211
K05 Engine Block Heater 2,182
KC4 Engine Oil Cooler 20,162
MN6 Six Speed Manual Transmission 4,113
NN5 California Emission Requirements 4,501
UJ6 Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator 6,976
UU8 AM/FM Stereo Delco-Bose 24,145
V01 Heavy Duty Radiator 20,888
V56 Luggage Rack (Convertible) 616
Z51 Performance Handling Package 2,224

Production Totals include 84 Zr-1's Built, but not sold to the public.

VIN Numbers: 1G1YY2186K5100001 through 1G1YY2186K5126328

For Convertibles, the sixth digit is a "3". The 9th Digit is a check code, and varies.


ZRA: 350ci 240/245hp MT, OC ZRC: 350ci 240/245hp AT, OC
ZRB: 350ci 240/245hp AT

CE=California Emissions, EX=Export, MT=Manual Trans, AT=Automatic Trans, AC=Air Conditioning, AH=Aluminum Heads, IH=Iron Heads, OC=Engine Oil Cooler

Base Engine: 350ci V8 240/245hp