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1989 Corvette Guide: History, Performance, Specs & More

As early as 1988, the rumblings and rumors of a new ZR-1 model Corvette had begun to circulate. With fuzzy spy photographs and a growing rumble amongst the Detroit automotive community, there had been a growing speculation that a new “King of the Hill” Corvette was on its way.

1989 Corvette Special Editions

An important year for special Corvettes. The ZR-1, was engineered by John Heinricy and this lightweight was aimed directly at maintaining the Corvette's performance supremacy. With a specially built 475hp LT5 V-8 and a curb weight of less than 3,000 pounds, this vehicle quickly became a legend in enthusiast circles.

1989 Corvette Engines

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1989 Corvette Market & Sales Data

1989 Corvette auction and sales area. We share upcoming auctions, recent auction results, cool 1989 Corvettes we find for sale and commentary on the current market for the 1989 Corvette.

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1989 C4 Corvette Coupe
White Over a Red Interior The C4 Corvette was when the body style that more or less came to stay hit. It was sleek and futuristic. Smooth and attractive. It also had the entire front end open up like an F1 car. It was a truly innovative model when it...
C4 Corvette located at the National Corvette Musuem
After a yearlong hiatus leading to a non-existent 1983 production run, the completely redeveloped fourth-generation Corvette emerged onto the scene in time to hit the showroom floor the following year. The C4 served not only as the next chapter within the Corvette’s already rich history but rather a complete redesign,...
The early C4's had their problems, what with the 1984 Cross-Fire Injection and its unusual 4+3 manual transmission. By the late 1980's, the fourth-generation Corvette had evolved into a more desirable automobile, thanks in part to the arrival of the ZR-1. 
1989 Corvette
For the first time in several years, the 1989 model year would actually see an increase in the total sales numbers of the Chevrolet Corvette. Chevrolet sold a total of 26,412 Corvettes in 1989.
1989 Corvette
1989 C4 Corvette RPO Codes, Options Codes & Order Guide If you are looking to decode your 1989 Corvette RPO’s (Regular Production Options), then check out the table below. We have included an easy to use search feature too for quickly finding specific RPO codes. The below table includes the...

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