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1966 Corvette Pricing, Factory Options, & Colors

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This page has most, if not all, of the options available when ordering a new 1966 Chevrolet Corvette. Also included are the interior and exterior color options, including paint codes. Read more: 1966 Corvette research center.

1966 Corvette Factory Options

CODE: DESCRIPTION: QUANTITY: RETAIL PRICE:
19437 Base Corvette Sport Coupe 9,958 $4,295.00
19467 Base Corvette Convertible 17,762 $4,084.00
402 Genuine Leather Seats, Black $79.00
408 Genuine Leather Seats, Red $79.00
415 Genuine Leather Seats, Bright Blue $79.00
419 Genuine Leather Seats, Dark Blue $79.00
421 Genuine Leather Seats, Saddle $79.00
427 Genuine Leather Seats, Silver/Black $79.00
431 Genuine Leather Seats, Green $79.00
451 Genuine Leather Seats, White/Blue $79.00
A01 Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows $79.00 $79.00
A02 Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield 9,270 $79.00
A31 Power Windows 4,562 $57.95
A82 Headrests 1,033 $42.15
A85 Shoulder Belts 37 $26.35
C07 Auxillary Hardtop (for convertibles) 8,463 $231.75
C48 Heater and Defroster Deletion (credit) 54 $-97.85
C60 Air Conditioning 3,520 $412.90
F41 Special Front and rear Suspension 2,705 $36.90
G81 Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios 24,056 $42.15
J50 Power Brakes 5,464 $42.15
J56 Special Heavy Duty Brakes 382 $342.30
K19 Air Injection Reactor 2,380 $44.75
K66 Transistor Ignition System 7,146 $73.75
427ci, 390hp Engine 5,116 $181.20
L72 427ci, 425hp Engine 5,258 $312.85
L79 327ci, 350hp Engine 7,591 $105.35
M20 4-Speed Manual Transmission  10,837  $184.35
M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission, Close Ratio  13,903  $184.35
M22 4-Speed Manual Trans., Close Ratio, Heavy Duty  15  $237.00
M35 Powerglide Automatic Transmission  2,401  $194.85
N03 36 Gallon Fuel Tank (for coupe)  66  $198.05
N11 Off Road Exhaust System  2,795  $36.90
N14 Side Mount Exhaust System  3,617  $131.65
N32 Teakwood Steering Wheel  3,941  $47.40
N36 Telescopic Steering Column  3,670  $42.15
N40 Power Steering  5,611  $94.80
P48 Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels (5)  1,194  $316.00
P92 Whitewall Tires, 7.75 x 15 (rayon cord)  17,969  $31.30
T01 Goldwall Tires, 7.75 x 15 (nylon cord)  5,557  $46.55
U69 AM-FM Radio  26,363  $199.10
V74 Traffic Hazard Warning Switch  5,764  $11.60
Base Corvette Coupe (19437)
  • The base price of the 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.
  • A 327 cubic inch, 300 horsepower engine, a 3-speed manual transmission, and a vinyl interior were included in the base price.
Base Corvette Convertible (19467)
  • The base price of the 1966 Corvette Convertible without any optional equipment.
  • A 327 cubic inch, 300 horsepower engine, a 3-speed manual transmission, a vinyl interior, and a soft top were included in the base price.
Genuine Leather Seats
  • Optional leather upgrade to replace the standard vinyl seats on the 1966 Corvette.
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.
Headrests (A82)
  • A head restraint attached to the top of the seat for both safety and comfort.
Shoulder Belts (A85)
  • An addition to the standard lap safety belt that crosses over the shoulder for added safety.
Auxillary Hardtop (for convertibles) (C07)
  • An optional hard-top that could be installed in lieu of the  convertible top.
  • Of the 8,463 Corvette convertibles sold that included this option, 1,303 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.
Special Front and Rear Suspension (F41)
  • 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, and 4.11 axle ratios.
Power Brakes (J50)
  • Vacuum power assisted brakes; includes dual circuit master cylinder.
Air Injection Reactor (K19)
  • Used to mix fresh air with hot exhaust gases to react with unburned gasoline to reduce emissions.
  • Approved by the state of California and exclusive to California vehicle registration only.
  • Not required with 425hp Engine.
Transistor Ignition System (K66)
  • Deltronic ignition system by Delco -Remy
  • Will yield higher spark plug voltage.
  • Will operate at extremely high speeds without losing ignition performance.
  • Is essentially maintenance free.
427ci, 390hp Engine (L36)
  • Alternate engine with improved 390 horsepower output.
427ci, 425hp Engine (L72)
  • Alternate engine with improved 425 horsepower output.
327ci, 350hp Engine (L79)
  • Alternate engine with improved 365 horsepower output.
4-Speed Manual Transmission (M20)
4-Speed Manual Transmission, Close Ratio (M21)
4-Speed Manual Trans, Close Ratio, Heavy Duty (M22)
Powerglide Automatic Transmission (M35)
  • Of the 2,401 Corvettes that were ordered with this option, the quantity was split with 2,381 Corvettes that came equipped with a 300 horsepower engine, and 20 with a 390 horsepower engine.
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (for coupe) (N03)
  • 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.
Side Mount Exhaust System (N14)
Teakwood Steering Wheel (N32)
  • An optional steering wheel made of wood.
Telescopic Steering Column (N36)
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”.
  • Cast Aluminum
Whitewall Tires, 7.75 x 15 (rayon cord) (P92)
Goldwall Tires, 7.75 x 15 (nylon cord) (T01)
AM-FM Radio (U69)
  • An optional radio that gave consumers the option of both AM and FM radio frequency bands.
Traffic Hazard Warning Switch (V74)

1966 Corvette Exterior & Interior Colors

Exterior Colors

CODE EXTERIOR TOTAL
SOFT TOP
WHEELS
INTERIOR
900
Tuxedo Black
1,190 Black, White, Beige Black
Black, Red, Beige, White+Blue, Saddle, Silver, Green, Blue
972
Ermine White
2,120 Black, White, Beige Black Black, Red, Beige, White+Blue, Saddle, Silver, Green, Blue
974
Rally Red
3,366 Black, White, Beige Black
Black, Red
976
Nassau Blue
6,100 Black, White, Beige Black Black, Beige, White+Blue, Black
978
Laguna Blue
2,054 Black, White, Beige Black Black, Beige, Blue
980
Trophy Blue
1,463 Black, White, Beige Black Black, Beige, Blue
982
Mosport Green
2,311
Black, White, Beige Black Black, Green
984
Sunfire Yellow
2,339 Black, White, Beige Black Black
986
Silver Pearl
2,967 Black, White, Beige Black Black, Silver
988
Milano Maroon
3,799
Black, White, Beige Black Black, Saddle

Interior Colors (Vinyl)

Interior Colors (Vinyl) Spec
Black (Vinyl)
STD
Red (Vinyl)
407
Bright Blue (Vinyl)
414
Dark Blue (Vinyl)
418
Saddle (Vinyl)
420
Green (Vinyl)
430

Interior Colors (Leather)

Interior Colors (Leather) Code
Black (Leather)
402
Red (Leather)
408
Bright Blue (Leather)
415
Dark Blue (Leather)
419
Saddle (Leather)
421
Green (Leather)
431

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Vinyl)

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Vinyl) Code
Silver/Black Trim (Vinyl)
Black Instrument Panel, Medium Gray Carpet
426
White/Black Trim (Vinyl) Black Instrument Panel, Black Carpet 437
White/Blue Trim (Vinyl) Medium Blue Instrument Panel, Medium Blue Carpet 450

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Leather)

Interior Colors (Two-Tone Leather) Code
Silver/Black Trim (Leather)
Black Instrument Panel, Medium  Gray Carpet
427
White/Black Trim (Leather) Black Instrument Panel, Black Carpet 438
White/Blue Trim (Leather) Blue Instrument Panel, Saddle Tan Carpet 451

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