1980 Corvette

1980 Corvette Pricing, Factory Options, & Colors

This page has most, if not all, of the options available when ordering a new 1980 Chevrolet Corvette. Also included are the interior and exterior color options, including paint codes. Read more: 1980 Corvette research center.

1980 Corvette Factory Options

CODE: DESCRIPTION: QUANTITY: RETAIL PRICE:
 1YZ87
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
40,614
$13,140.24
 AU3 Power Door Locks 32,692 $140.00
 CC1 Removable Glass Roof Panels 19,695 $391.00
C49 Rear Window Defogger 36,589 $109.00
FE7 Gymkhana Suspension 9,907 $55.00
F51 Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers 1,695 $35.00
K30 Cruise Control 30,821 $123.00
LG4 305ci, 180hp Engine (required in California) 3,221 $50.00
L82 350ci, 230hp Engine 5,069 $595.00
MM4 4-Speed Manual Transmission 5,726 $0.00
MX1 Automatic Transmission 34,838 $0.00
N90 Aluminum Wheels (4) 34,128 $407.00
QGB White Letter SBR Tires, P225 / 70R15 26,208 $62.00
QXH White Letter SBR Tires, P255 / 60R15 13,140 $426.16
UA1 Heavy Duty Battery 1,337 $22.00
UM2 AM-FM Radio, stereo with 8-track tape 6,138 $46.00
UN3 AM-FM Radio, stereo with cassette 15,708 $155.00
UP6 AM-FM Radio, stereo with CB 15,148 $168.00
U58 AM-FM Radio, stereo 2,434 $391.00
U75 Power Antenna 32,863 $56.00
UL5 Radio Delete 201 $126.00
U81
Dual Rear Speakers
36,650 $52.00
V54 Roof Panel Carrier
3,755
$125.00
YF5 California Emission Certification 3,221 $250.00
ZN1 Trailer Package 796 $105.00

Base Corvette Sport Coupe (1YZ87)

  • The base price of the 1980 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.
  • A 350 cubic inch, 190 horsepower engine, 4-speed manual transmission or automatic transmission, leather/vinyl or cloth/vinyl interior trim, AM/FM Radio, power windows, air conditioning, tilt telescopic steering wheel, and T-tops were included in the base price.
  • In California, A 305 cubic inch, 180 horsepower engine (plus $50 credit), California Emission Certificate, 4-speed manual transmission or automatic transmission, leather/vinyl or cloth/vinyl interior trim, AM/FM Radio, and T-tops were included in the base price.

Power Door Locks (AU3)

  • Factory installed power door locks.

Removable Glass Roof Panels (CC1)

  • Tinted glass lift-out roof panels.

Rear Window Defogger (C49)

  • An optional rear window forced air defogger.
  • Requires UA1 Heavy Duty Battery.

Gymkhana Suspension (FE7)

  • An optional, heavier-duty suspension system for higher levels of performance.
  • The Gymkhana rear leaf springs contained 9 leafs, though the top leaf is very small. GM identifies the rear leaf springs as an 8-leaf spring.
  • Included a stiffer front sway bar and stiffer springs.
  • There were no restrictions on ordering this option – it could be ordered with any engine/transmission combination.

Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers (F51)

  • Not available with Trailer Package ZN1.
  • Not available with Gymkhana Suspension FE7.

Cruise Control (K30)

  • Cruise control allowed the car to maintain a set speed without the driver depressing the accelerator pedal.
  • The cruise control option was only available with MX1 automatic transmission.

305ci, 180hp Engine (LG4)

  • Engine option required in California, small block V-8 engine.
  • Includes California Emission Certificate.
  • Only available in California.

350ci, 230hp Engine (L82)

  • Optional higher-output, small block V-8 engine.
  • Not available in states Florida, Maryland, Oregon, and Washington.
  • Not available in Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Des Plaines, Illinois; Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Not available in the county of Cook, Illinois.

4-Speed Manual Transmission (MM4)

  • 4-speed manual transmission.
  • MM4 was a no-cost option.
  • Requires L48 Engine.
  • Not available with YF5 California Emission Certification.

Automatic Transmission (MX1)

  • An optional, three-speed automatic transmission.
  • The Automatic Transmission consisted of a 3-element hydraulic torque converter and compound planetary gear set. It was equipped with the following gear ratios: 1st Gear – 2.52:1, 2nd Gear – 1.52:1, and 3rd Gear – 1.00:1.
  • MX1 was a no-cost option.

Aluminum Wheels (4) (N90)

  • Included four aluminum wheels and a conventional steel spare.

White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires, P225/70R15 (QGB)

  • Optional size tires with special raised white lettering.

White Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires, P255/60R15 (QXH)

  • Standard size tires with special raised white lettering.

Heavy Duty Battery (UA1)

  • Optional, heavier-duty battery with increased cranking amps/capability.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo with 8-Track Tape (UM2)

  • The standard/stock radio equipped with an 8-Track Tape Player.
  • The radio received broadcast in FM 2-channel stereo, FM monaural, and AM monaural.
  • Includes 8-track tape deck.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo with Cassette (UN3)

  • The standard/stock radio equipped with a Cassette Tape Player.
  • The radio received broadcast in FM 2-channel stereo, FM monaural, and AM monaural.
  • Includes Cassette Tape player.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo with CB (UP6)

  • The standard/stock dealer installed radio equipped with a CB.
  • The radio received broadcast in FM 2-channel stereo, FM monaural, and AM monaural.
  • Full 40-channel Citizens Band radio.
  • CB mike is stowed on the center console.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo (U58)

  • A standard/stock dealer installed Corvette radio.
  • The radio received broadcast in FM 2-channel stereo, FM monaural, and AM monaural.

Power Antenna (U75)

  • A rear deck antenna that retracts and extends when the radio or ignition is powered off and on respectively. The power antenna extends 31 inches.
  • Not available with UP6.

Radio Delete (UL5)

  • Radio deletion.

Dual Rear Speakers (U81)

  • Dual rear auxiliary speakers.
  • Requires UM2, UN3, UP6, or U58.

Roof Panel Carrier (V54)

  • A carrier mounted to the rear deck for external transport of the removable roof panels.California Emission Certification (YF5)
  • Manual transmission was not available when choosing YF5.
  • L48 and L82 engines were not available when choosing YF5.

Trailer Package (ZN1)

  • Factory installed trailer package.
  • The trailer package included the FE7 Gymkhana Suspension and a heavy-duty radiator.
  • The hitch could support approximately 100 pounds of tongue weight.
  • Requires L48 or LG4 Engine and MX1 Automatic Transmission.

Notes:

  • For the 1980 Corvette, the LG4 Engine (required for California Emissions Certification YF5) credited $50 to the buyer with a total base price of $13,090.24.
  • Crossed flag emblems for 1980 were new for the Corvette using a new more elongated design.
  • New front and rear spoilers integrated with the bumpers allowed an improvement in drag coefficient.
  • Only the MX1 automatic transmission was available with the L82 engine.
  • The 1980 Corvette had a speedometer showing a maximum of 85 mph due to a new federal requirement.
  • Aluminum intake manifold became standard for 1980.

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1970
1971
1972
1973 1974 1975
1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
Gen C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7

1980 Corvette Exterior & Interior Colors

Exterior Colors

CODE EXTERIOR QTY WHEELS INTERIOR
10 White 7,780 Silver Black, Claret, Dark Blue, Doeskin, Oyster, Red
13 Silver 4,341 Silver Black, Claret, Dark Blue, Oyster, Red
19 Black 7,250 Silver Black, Doeskin, Oyster, Red
28 Dark Blue 4,135 Silver Black, Dark Blue, Doeskin, Oyster, Red
47 Dark Brown 2,300 Silver Black, Doeskin, Oyster
52 Yellow 2,077 Silver Black, Oyster
58 Dark Green 844 Silver Black, Doeskin, Oyster
59 Frost Beige 3,070 Silver Black, Claret, Dark Blue, Oyster, Red
76 Dark Claret 3,451 Silver Black, Claret, Doeskin, Oyster
83 Red 5,714 Silver Black, Doeskin, Oyster, Red

Interior Colors (Cloth & Leather)

INTERIOR COLOR CODES (CLOTH):  QTY. INTERIOR COLOR CODES (LEATHER):  QTY
Oyster (Cloth) 12C 1,808 Oyster (Leather) 122 7,104
Dark Blue (Cloth) 29C 1,040 Black (Leather) 192 6,776
Doeskin (Cloth) 59C 1,616 Dark Blue (Leather) 292 2,752
Claret (Cloth) 79C 1,338 Doeskin (Leather) 592 7,310
Red (Leather) 722 7,184
Claret (Leather) 792 3,636

Exterior Colors

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Interior Colors

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