The C4 Corvette’s last year was 1996, and the car was a seriously good version of the Corvette. Right now there’s an LT-1 Powered 1996 Corvette Coupe for sale at Hemmings with no reserve.
The car features an Admirable Blue exterior over a light grey leather interior. Its currently at auction from an Austin, Texas-based dealership. The car has been well-loved and shows about 144,000 miles. However, it appears to have been well taken care of and the mileage should be of little worry.
The big LT-1 5.7-liter V-8 was rated at 300 hp at 5,000 rpm and 335 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm when new. The engine in this car is original and has been unmolested. It is stock and free of any issues. It’s mated to a 4L60-E four-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly.
The car has anti-lock, four-wheel disc brakes with 13.0-inch rotors in front and 12.0-inch rotors in the rear. The wheels are17-inches and have Kumho Ecsta ASX tires with approximately 50 percent tread left.
The car appears to be in excellent condition based on the photos included with the listing, and the car has a clean Texas title. No service documentation is mentioned. The current bid is at $1,350, and there are about nine days left on the auction.