It’s a little red Corvette.
Similar to Ferraris, Corvettes are widely known in their respective red hues. This 1989 C4 Corvette is no exception. Finished in Bright Red exterior paint, this American beauty is up for sale by Memory Lane Automotive – a family-owned car dealer – in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. A total of 7,663 Corvettes in 1989 were offered in Bright Red.
The fourth-generation of the Chevrolet Corvette (C4) includes models from 1984 until 1996. The last C4 was produced on June 20, 1996. This generation of the Corvette demonstrated a break from the C3 that Zora Arkus-Duntov designed. It came with a completely new chassis that was sleeker and displayed more modern and evolutionary styling cues. It also featured performance upgrades such as17-inch tires and computer-aided gear selection.
What’s more, the 1989 Chevrolet Corvette was the first to offer a six-speed manual transmission, taking the place of the 4+3 transmission that was found in the other C4 models. This particular Vette features the 5.7-liter L98 350 cubic-inch V8 base engine that is rated at 240 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. A total of 16,663 C4 Corvettes were produced in the base sport coupe variant.
Gallery: 1989 C4 Corvette In Bright Red Dares To Be Ignored
From the images seen here, we can conclude that this fourth-generation Corvette is in fairly good condition. The paint appears vibrant and shiny on the showroom floor and the engine bay looks to be clean too. The interior seems to have some wear and tear, which could be normal; though, some of the photos are a bit blurry to tell. The odometer shows 60,108 original miles.
The original listing failed to provide a list of options or details about this 1989 C4 Corvette L98. However, feel free to contact the car lovers over at Memory Lane Automotive to find out more about this classic Vette. The current asking price is at $8,495, and they are taking offers now.