1982 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) Collectors Edition
350ci (5.7 liter – L-83) Cross-Fire Fuel Injected 200hp
In 1980-1981 over 40,000 Corvettes were produced. In 1982, GM cut production to just 6759 with only 2500 available with the CB radio option. This was one of the very few options available for the Collectors Edition Corvette. Even the Silver Beige Color combo was standard and the only color choice available. The Collectors Edition brought on a few firsts and lasts for the Corvette.
The ’82 was the first Corvette to exceed the $20,000 price tag.
The ’82 was the first Corvette with fuel injection since 1962.
The ’82 was the first Corvette to offer an automatic transmission Exclusively
The ’82 was the last C3 Corvette which began its run in 1968.
It was a pace setter to say the least!
No Corvettes were produced in 1983 as GM was preparing for the release of the new C4 for the 1984 model year.
The engine was a standard 350ci / 200hp (L-83 / 5.7 liter) with Cross-Fire Fuel Injection and an automatic transmission. No other engine option was available. It has just 32200 actual miles with only 2000 miles added in the past 12 years. She starts, runs and drives beautifully. Tires are 15” Radials and have better than 90% tread life. Wheels are the factory originals and brakes are as good as new!
This Collectors Edition Corvette has been judged by NCRS as a Top-Flite Corvette receiving a 96 point score out of a possible 100 over a decade and just 2000 miles ago. This C3 was also owned by an NCRS judge for many years. The paint is original and absolutely beautiful today. The car is an unrestored original…
The interior looks clean and fresh. All gauges are clear and work as they should as well as all power equipment. The dash is crack free. Features included the bronze solar screened t-tops with locks, leather seats with three-toned seat bottoms, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power disc brakes front & back, tilt & telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, am-fm cassette player, power side mirrors, rear opening hatch and more! Hide-a-way headlights doors work perfectly and the t-tops do not leak..
Documentation includes loan documents, maintenance records, 2 sets of keys, t-top locking keys, t-top covers and complete NCRS judging scores all stored in a carefully kept binder.
This is a true drive-anywhere, unrestored collector’s item in excellent condition throughout.
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