1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collectors Edition
Last year of the C3 Corvette which reigned from 1968 to 1982. No Corvettes were produced in 1983. Only 6759 Collectors Edition Corvettes were produced in 1982 The Collectors Edition Corvette was the first Corvette to exceed a $20,000 price tag. The base Corvette was listed below $18,000. This highly optioned Collectors Edition Corvette was priced at $24,136.59 according to the original Window Sticker.
You are looking at a beautiful Collectors Edition Corvette with just 52000 miles. It has undergone a fresh body on restoration in 2011.Factory Silver Beige Metallic Paint (Code 59) has been professionally refinished as well. The Silver Beige Metallic paint color was the only color option for the Collectors Edition Corvette for 1982. Other Collectors Edition exclusive features include the rear window hatch, bronze glass T-tops, special aluminum wheels and special trim.
The engine is the Original (ZBA code) Cross Fire Fuel Injected 5.7liter / 350ci power plant producing 205hp with a 9.0:1 compression ratio. All 1982 Corvettes had 4-speed Automatic Transmissions with Overdrive, a 2.87 axle ratio and Posi rear. This car starts, runs and drives beautifully. All Corvettes were built in Bowling Green Kentucky until the ’82 year end. The plant was closed shortly after the last C3 came off the production line.
The interior of this C3 is in excellent condition. Seating has been refinished in the correct color, pattern and material. All gauges work properly. Air Conditioning blows cold. Mileage read just 52,xxx. Windows operate as they should. This is a highly optioned car with such features as power windows, power door locks, power steering, power 4-wheel disc brakes, tilt-telescopic leather wrapped steering wheel, full leather bucket seats and door trim, AM-FM 4-speaker stereo with cassette player and power antenna, and much more.
Recent work includes new brakes and calipers, new carpet, rebuilt AC compressor, new exhaust system and four Goodyear Eagle GTII 255/R60-15 tires are at 80%.
This car has been inspected by the State of New York and is ready for any drive, long or short. This is a true collectors item as most Vettes are. Documentation includes the original Build Sheet & Window Sticker verifying its true heritage. it is being offered at a very reasonably price. Please call us with any questions or to enjoy a test drive..