1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE COLLECTORS EDITION ONLY 15,219 ORIGINAL MILES! 1 OF ONLY 6,759 PRODUCED! MATCHING #’S ENGINE! SPECTACULAR CONDITION! FITTED WITH NEARLY EVERY OPTION, INCLUDING: POWER STEERING POWER LO
1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE COLLECTORS EDITION
Finished in classic Collector Edition Silver Beige with matching interior. This magnificent motorcar is the last year for this body style and is the rare and desired Collectors Edition. With only 15,000 original miles and fully optioned make this the perfect collectible. We are proud to offer this investment grade Corvette to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who desires the best. Bid with confidence you will not be disappointed in this truly awesome motorcar! HISTORY OF THE 1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE: The 1982 Corvette was the last model of the C3 generation, ending a production run that began all the way in 1968. Although this year was the last of its kind, it employed many cutting-edge features, and also for the model year, featured a Collectors Edition trim. Under the hood, the 1982 Corvette had a new type of four-speed automatic transmission with lockup function in every gear except first. The engine was a new kind of 350-cid V-8 with Cross-Fire fuel injection. Twin throttle-body injectors with computerized metering helped boost horsepower to 200 (10 more than in 1981) and cut emissions at the same time, and was the first fuel-injected Corvette in nearly two decades. This set-up had a much different type of fuel-injection system since mini-computerization had arrived. In the gas tank, a new type of electric fuel pump was installed. Externally, the final version of the “big” (Stingray-style) Corvette changed little, but the Collector Edition model displayed quite a few special features, highlighted by a frameless glass lift-up hatch in place of the customary fixed backlight.The body-color front bumper had a built-in air dam as well. Its unique Silver-Beige metallic paint was accented by pin stripes and a “fading shadow” treatment on hood, fenders and doors … plus distinctive cloisonne emblems. The car rode on special finned wheels that were similar to the cast-aluminum wheels that dated back to 1967. The Collector Edition’s removable glass roof panels had special bronze coloring and solar screening, and the model’s crossed-flags emblems read “Corvette Collector Edition” around the rim. Inside was a matching Silver-Beige metallic interior with multi-tone leather seats and door trim. Even the Collector Edition’s hand-sewn leather-wrapped steering wheel kept the theme color and its leather-covered horn button had a cloisonne emblem. Standard options now included a pushbutton AM/FM radio, air conditioning, power windows and locks, as well as a tilt and telescopic steering wheel. The 1982 Collectors Edition corvette was distinct in that it was the first Corvette to break the $20,000.00 price mark. Collector Edition corvettes were also built-to-order, rather than according to a predetermined schedule. These cars had a 0 in the sixth position of the VIN, so swindlers could not forge a replica, which happened all to often with the 1978 Pace Car. Corvette enthusiasts would have to wait two years for their favorite cars to once again roll onto the lot, as after 1982, no Corvettes were produced again until 1984, ushering in an all-new body style, and saying good-bye to the Sting Ray badge forever.
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This car qualifies for a
5 year / 100,000 additional Miles Powertrain Warranty!