Collector's Edition

1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector's Edition Hatchback for sale in Clarkston, Michigan, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Clarkston, Michigan, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Coupe
Trim: Collector's Edition Hatchback
Year: 1982
Mileage: 27100
VIN: 1G1AY0785C5115699
Color: Silver Beige
Engine size: 5.7 Liter L83 V8
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Silver Beige
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Chevrolet Corvette 1982

The 80's were the best years! Grab a piece of history with the 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector's Edition. You'll own one of only 6,759 made in this special color and pricing package. Car runs well, no issues. Original everything. Garage stored and maintained. Blast the music and enjoy the t-tops and rumble of a Corvette engine. We have a copy of old CarFax as well. Selling due to family illness.
Factory Options:
Collector Edition -Special Silver Beige Paint
Graduated Hood amp
Side Body Decals
Commemorative Aluminum Wheels
Frameless Glass Hatchback with Manual Release
Accent Pinstriping
Multi-tone Silver Beige Leather Seats
Door Trim
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Horn Cap
Luxury Carpeting
Removable Glass Roof Panels
Rear Window Defogger
White Letter Tires
Electric Tuned Stereo with Cassette Player (Originally a $423 Option)
Power Driver's Seat (Originally a $197 Option)
Auto Speed Control with Resume (Originally a $165 Option)
Power Door Lock System (Originally a $155 Option)
Electric Twin Remote Sport Mirrors (Originally a $125 Option)
Gymkhana Suspension (Originally a $61 Option)
Heavy Duty Cooling (Originally a $57 Option)
Vehicle Highlights: 5.7 Liter L83 V8 Engine rated at 200 Horsepower Automatic Transmission
Air Conditioning
Disk Brakes
Power Windows
Power SteeringTilt/Telescoping Steering Wheel
History of the 1982 Chevrolet Corvette
The year 1982 was the last for the C3 Corvette, whose body dated back to 1968 but whose basic chassis design went back to the C2 of 1963. Chevrolet offered a “Collector's Edition” for $22,537, which was the first Corvette to cost more than $20,000, but there were no 4-speed manual gearboxes at all this year and no optional L82 engine. One consolation was that the automatic was now a 4-speed unit. A 200-bhp 350 cubic-inch Chevy small-block V-8 was the only engine available. Sales dropped to 25,407 as Corvette fans waited for the next model. It would be delayed for a year, finally arriving in 1984.
Of the 1982 Corvettes built, 18,648 were basic coupes while 6,759 were the Collector Edition, which also offered the first opening hatchback. Collector Editions also had optional special wheels which resembled the 1967 “bolt-on” wheels. The model also had special silver-beige paint, matching leather interior, and cloisonné emblems.
Chevrolet also introduced “Cross-Fire” fuel injection, which combined two fuel injectors for better mileage – a far cry from the Rochester unit last seen in 1965, whose sole job was to get as much fuel into the engine as possible. The Computer Command Central injection system was refined from 1981 and could now make 80 adjustments per second, compared with 10 in 1982.

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