1964 Corvette
1964 Corvette

1964 Corvette Pricing, Factory Options, & Colors

This page has most, if not all, of the options available when ordering a new 1964 Chevrolet Corvette. Also included are the interior and exterior color options, including paint codes. Read more: 1964 Corvette guide.

1964 Corvette Factory Options

CODE:
DESCRIPTION:
QUANTITY: RETAIL PRICE:
837
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
 8,304
$4,252.00
867
Base Corvette Convertible
13,925
$4,037.00
898/899
Genuine Leather Seats
1,334
 $80.70
A01
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows
6,031  $16.15
A02
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield
6,387  $10.80
A31
Power Windows
3,706
$59.20
C07
Auxillary Hardtop (for convertibles)
7,023
$236.75
C48
Heater and Defroster Deletion (credit)
60
-$100.00
C60
Air Conditioning
1,988
$421.80
F40
Special Front and Rear Suspension
82  $37.70
G81
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios
18,279
$43.05
G91
Special Highway Axle, 3.08:1 ratio
2,310
$2.20
J50
Power Brakes
2,270
$43.05
J56
Special Sintered Metallic Brakes Package
29
$629.50
J65
Sintered Metallic Brakes, Power
4,780
$53.80
K66
Transistor Ignition System
552
$75.35
L75
 327ci, 300hp Engine 10,471
$53.80
 L76  327ci, 365hp Engine 7,171
$107.60
 L84
327ci, 375hp Engine (fuel injection)
1,325
$538.00
M20
4-Speed Manual Transmission
 19,034  $188.30
M35
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
 2,480
$199.10
N03
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (for coupe)
 38
$202.30
 N11
Off Road Exhaust System
 1,953
$37.70
N40
Power Steering
 3,126
$75.35
P48
Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels (5)
 806
$322.80
P91
Blackwall Tires, 6.70×15 (nylon cord)
 372
$15.70
 P92
Whitewall Tires, 6.70×15 (rayon cord)
 19,977
$31.85
T86
Back-up Lamps
11,085
$10.80
U69
AM-FM Radio
20,934  $176.50
Base Corvette Coupe (837)
  • The base price of the 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.
  • A 327 cubic inch, 250 horsepower engine, a 3-speed manual transmission, and a vinyl interior were included in the base price.

Base Corvette Convertible (867)

  • The base price of the 1964 Corvette Convertible without any optional equipment.
  • A 327 cubic inch, 250 horsepower engine, a 3-speed manual transmission, a vinyl interior, and a soft top were included in the base price.

Genuine Leather Seats (898/899)

  • Optional leather upgrade to replace the standard vinyl seats on the 1964 Corvette.
  • RPO 898 was used for colors black, red, blue, and saddle solid interior.
  • RPO 899 was used for colors silver/blue,  white/red, white/black, white/blue, and white/saddle two-tone interior.
  • Unlike the 1963 Corvette seats, the 1964 Corvette seat assemblies did not have tilt mechanisms.

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows (A01)

  • Window tint applied to the upper portion of the windshield and all other windows.
  • Originally manufactured by Libby-Owens-Ford (LOF) the glass plate was specially etched with the LOF logo and date code.  It also included the words “Soft-Ray” or “Soft-Ray Tinted” in the etching.
  • Soft-ray is factory manufactured window tint.
  • Soft-ray tint is a bluish-green in color.

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield (A02)

  • Factory window tint applied to the windshield only.
  • Originally manufactured by Libby-Owens-Ford (LOF) the glass plate was specially etched with the LOF logo and date code.
  • It also included the words “Soft-Ray” or “Soft-Ray Tinted” in the etching.
  • Soft-ray tint is a bluish-green in color.

Power Windows (A31)

  • Factory installed power driver and passenger windows.
Auxillary Hardtop (for convertibles) (C07)
  • An optional hard-top that could be installed in lieu of the  convertible top.
  • Of the 7,023 Corvette convertibles sold that included this option, 1,220 Corvettes had the removable hard top installed in place of the  factory installed soft top.
Heater and Defroster Deletion (credit) (C48)
  • Deletion of the factory installed heater and defroster.
  • Corvettes that included this option were generally built for racing and rally driving.
Air Conditioning (C60)
  • Factory installed air-conditioning.
  • Of the 1988 Corvettes equipped with this option, 1,069 were coupes and 919 were convertibles.
Special Front and Rear Suspension (F40)
  • An optional suspension with upgraded springs, shock absorbers, and stabilizer bar.
  • Heavy-duty stabilizer bar
  • Heavy-duty front and rear springs and shock absorbers
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios  (G81)
  • Includes 3.08, 3.36, 3.55, 3.70, 4.11, and 4.56 axle ratios.
  • Of the 18,279 Corvettes equipped with this option, 2,475 included the 3.08 axle ratio, 8,338 included the 3.36 axle ratio, 4486 included the 3.55 axle ratio, 2,360 included the 3.70 axle ratio, 3,979 included the 4.11 axle ratio, and 641 included the 4.56 axle ratio.
Special Highway Axle, 3.08:1 ratio (G91)
  • Highway driving gear ratio.
  • Generally utilized in combination with 4-speed transmission.
  • One of the standard ratio’s for positronic rear axle.
Power Brakes (J50)
  • Vacuum power assisted brakes.
Special Sintered Metallic Brake Package (J56)
  • Alternative braking material for improved stopping performance.
  • This option was only available on 1964 Corvettes equipped with a fuel-injected engine, a four-speed transmission and a positraction rear end.
Sintered Metallic Brakes, power (J65)
  • Alternative braking material for improved stopping performance.
  • This option included vacuum power assist..
Transistor Ignition System (K66)
  • Deltronic ignition system by Delco -Remy
  • Produced higher spark plug voltage.
  • Was capable of operating at extremely high speeds without losing ignition performance.
  • Was deemed to be essentially maintenance free.
327ci, 300hp Engine (L75)
  • Alternate engine with improved 300 horsepower output.
  • Included a larger intake and exhaust valves, and a bigger four-barrel Carter AFB aluminum carburetor with dual snorkel air cleaner.
  • Utilizes the same camshaft as the 250 BHP engine.
327ci, 365hp Engine (L76)
  • Alternate engine with improved 365 horsepower output.
  • Utilized a 11.25:1 compression ratio, Holley carburetor, large port heads with a high speed valve train, mechanical lifters, domed aluminum pistons, special performance camshafts, and bigger oil pans that hold 5 quarts of oil.
  • Could only be purchased with a 4 speed close ratio manual transmission.
327ci, 375hp Engine (fuel injection) (L84)
  • Alternate engine with fuel injection and an improved 375 horsepower output.
  • Utilized a 11.25:1 compression ratio, large port heads with a high speed valve train, mechanical lifters, domed aluminum pistons, special performance camshafts, and bigger oil pans that hold 5 quarts of oil.
  • Featured a larger aluminum intake manifold for better fuel flow.
  • The tachometer included a buzzer on the redline.
  • Could only be purchased with a 4 speed close ratio manual.
4-Speed Manual Transmission (M20)
  • An alternate four-speed transmission.
  • Of the 19,034 Corvettes that were ordered with this option 10,538 were wide ratio for the 250HP and 300HP engines; 8,496 were close ratio for the 365HP and 375HP engines.
Powerglide Automatic Transmission (M35)
  • An optional automatic transmission.
  • Of the 2,480 Corvettes that were ordered with this option, the quantity was split with 904 Corvettes that came equipped with a 250 horsepower engine, and 1,576 with a 300 horsepower engine.
  • Powerglide automatic transmissions had staggered shift gates.
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (for coupe) (N03)
  • A larger, optional, 36 gallon fuel tank.
  • The 36 gallon tank was specifically intended for endurance racing.
Off Road Exhaust System (N11)
  • Recessed exhaust system designed to eliminate rubbing in varying road conditions.
  • The mufflers include double-wall construction with a special, raised area on the outer shell that conceals the inner seam crease.
  • Originally made of carbon-steel components.
Power Steering (N40)
  • Hydraulically assisted power steering.
Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels (5) (P48)
  • Cast aluminum wheels equipped with “knockoff” (central wing nut) hubs that could be unscrewed by striking a wing of the nut with a mallet or “knockoff hammer”.
  • The wheels were manufactured out of cast aluminum.
  • Finish between the wheel fins was a natural color.
  • Only three-bar spinners were offered.
  • Delivery of the knock-off wheel option was certain in 1964.
Blackwall Tires, 6.70×15 (nylon cord) (P91)
  • When blackwall tires were ordered, the standard wheels were painted to match the body color of the car.  (White exteriors had black wheels regardless of the tire type.)
Whitewall Tires, 6.70×15 (rayon cord) (P92)
  • When whitewall tires were ordered, the standard wheels were painted black.  (White exteriors had black wheels regardless of the tire type.)
Back-up Lamps (T86)
  • White lights mounted on the rear of the car that turn on when the vehicle is put into reverse gear.
AM-FM Radio (U69)
  • An optional radio that gave consumers the option of both AM and FM radio frequency bands.
Notes:
  • The split window in coupes was eliminated and was replaced by a single piece of glass.
  • The simulated hood vent panels were removed, although the recesses where the vents were mounted remained, giving the hood a unique look.
  • Some 1964 Corvette bodies were provided by Dow-Smith in Ionia, Michigan.
  • Steering wheel rims in all 1964 Corvettes were walnut-grained plastic.
  • The exterior door surface of the 1964 models had a raised “pad” for the door handle to mount (except for some late 1964 models.)
  • The center recess areas of the 1964 Corvette instruments were finished in black.
  • A three-speed fan was added to the rear of the 1964 coupe for air circulation.

1964 Corvette Exterior & Interior Colors

Exterior Colors

CODE
EXTERIOR
TOTAL
SOFT TOP
WHEELS
INTERIOR
900
Tuxedo Black
1,897 Black, White,
Black
Black, Red, Silver, White
912
Silver Blue
3,121 Beige
Black
Black, Blue, White
916
Daytona Blue
3,454
Black, White
Black
Black, Silver, White
923
Riverside Red
5,274
Beige
Black
Black , Red, White
932
Saddle Tan
1,765
Black, White
Black
Silver, White
936
Ermine White
3,909 Beige
Black
Black, Blue, Red, Saddle, Silver,
940
Satin Silver
2,785 Black, White
Black
White Black, Blue, Red, Silver, White

Interior Colors (Vinyl)

Interior Colors (Vinyl)
Coupe
Convertible
Black (Vinyl)
STD STD
Red (Vinyl)
490AA
490AB
Blue (Vinyl)
490BA
490BB
Saddle (Vinyl)
490CA
490CB

Interior Colors (Leather)

Interior Colors (Leather)
Coupe
Convertible
Black (Leather)
898A 898A
Red (Leather)
898EA 898FA
Blue (Leather)
898JA 898KA
Saddle (Leather)
898CA
898DA

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Vinyl)

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Vinyl) Coupe Convertible
Silver/Black Trim (Vinyl)
Black Instrument Panel, Medium  Gray Carpet
491AA 491AE
Silver/Blue Trim (Vinyl) Dark Blue Instrument Panel, Medium  Gray Carpet 491BA 491BE
White/Black Trim (Vinyl) Black Instrument Panel, Black Carpet 491CA 491CE
White/Blue Trim (Vinyl) Dark Blue Instrument Panel, Dark Blue Carpet 491GA 491GE
White/Red Trim (Vinyl) Red Instrument Panel, Red Carpet 491DA 491DE
White/Saddle Trim (Vinyl) Saddle Tan Instrument Panel, Saddle Tan Carpet 491HA 491HE

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Leather)

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Leather) Coupe Convertible
Silver/Black Trim (Leather)
Black Instrument Panel, Medium  Gray Carpet
899AA 899AE
Silver/Blue Trim (Leather) Dark Blue Instrument Panel, Medium  Gray Carpet 899BA 899BE
White/Black Trim (Leather) Black Instrument Panel, Black Carpet 899CA 899CE
White/Blue Trim (Leather) Dark Blue Instrument Panel, Dark Blue Carpet 899GA 899GE
White/Red Trim (Leather) Red Instrument Panel, Red Carpet 899DA 899DE
White/Saddle Trim (Leather) Saddle Tan Instrument Panel, Saddle Tan Carpet 899HA 899HE

Exterior Colors

1964 Corvette Exterior Colors

Interior Colors

1964 Corvette Interior Colors

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