C8’s Most Popular Options

C8’s Most Popular Options

February 21, 2020 Off By Mike Vietro

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The new C8 Corvette is scheduled to hit dealers’ lots at the end of this month or early next month, and we are getting some information on how the first batch is being built. Out of the first 440 units:
    3LT trim level is most popular so far with 298 buyers.
    2LT is next with 145 ordered
    There is a single 1LT, which is most likely for GM testing. 

Z51 Performance Package is in demand with 402 ordered.
    And 357 of them getting the magnetic suspension system, too.

 The front lift had 360 orders.
Carbon appliance package 277.

    Arctic White is most popular at 107 cars.
    Torch Red is almost as popular with 102 cars.
    Black takes third place with 81 orders.
    Ceramic Matrix Gray 51.
    Sebring Orange 50.
    Shadow Gray 49 customers.

Only 36 people are getting museum delivery.
Selectable VIN ($5,000): 17 people got this.

Average MSRP: $84,813.
    The cheapest car has an MSRP of: $66.990
    The highest MSRP was: $101,250

Just in

 New C7 Corvette Inventory Dropping Fast

According to Chevrolet, there are fewer than 2,600 New C7s on dealer lots, down from over 5,000 a month ago.

We here at Corvette Mike have been hearing our customers talking about the number of brand new C7’s on dealer lots and how it is impacting the value of their cars. Well, we have heard from Chevrolet and the number of new cars out there for sale has halved to less than 2,600. This reduction is great news for the used C7 Corvette market and comes just as the new C8 is being produced.

Inbound NOW!

1967 L71 427/435 Coupe
10,000 Original Miles!

1967 10k mile 427 435 rally red coming soon

Very rare Rally Red w/White interior.
Highly awarded, Collector owned with well known history.
Comes with Tank sticker, Order Copy, Car shipper and Dealer invoice
Show quality and Museum quality condition with matching Drive Train.
Original seat covers, carpet, dash and door panels.

Priced to sell at: $365,000

Trades accepted. Excellent financing.

Featured Car of the Week

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1990 Turquoise Metallic & Black interior with 32k Miles!

1990 turquoise corvette convertible exterior

What Mike likes about this Corvette:
“The 1990 Corvette had a newly re-designed cockpit with a wraparound driver compartment, which included an instrument cluster, which was also re-designed, and gave the driver his/her own special feeling of exclusivity and fighter pilot like adrenaline. 

The turquoise metallic was very special indeed and the color lent itself to the C4 body style especially in 1990 where the beltline was accented with a black body molding. 

This pristine example was ordered and sold new to a very special client who just completed a frame off restoration on his 1955 Corvette in the restoration shop here at Corvette Mike and this was a gift to himself for achieving the Bloomington Gold Award in 1990.  It would be very difficult to find a finer example so don’t let this one slip away as rare as the color is it’s even more rare to find a one-owner C4 convertible with such low miles.”

Check out our great financing options.  

Happy Throttling!

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1990 turquoise corvette convertible interior

We sold this beautiful Turquoise Metallic Convertible to it first and only owner brand new!  The car spent its life in Central CA. area and only managed to clock just a bit over 32k miles in that timespan.  It’s in excellent condition throughout, including the soft top.

1990 turquoise corvette convertible engine

Optioned with 4-spd. automatic transmission, dual power leather seats, electronic climate control, Delco/Bose CD audio system and more!  Turquoise Metallic was only offered in ’90 & ’91 and only 589 units were produced in ’90, making it one of the rarest and most beautiful colors offered that year!

Buy It Now for: $19,900
Trades maybe?
 Financing yes!!!
Thrill rides no!!!

Upcoming events:

2020 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Cars of Harley Earl
March 5-8, 2020
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida

Corvette Expo in the Smokies
March 20-21, 2020
The LeConte Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Bloomington Gold
June 25-27, 2020
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
9th Annual Queen City Corvette Show

With Bloomington Gold Charlotte
October 3, 2020
Hendrick Motorsports, Charlotte, NC

Have a special event coming up? Let us know and we will let others know.

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Signed by Author
Dave McLellan
Corvette Chief Engineer 1975-1992
Price: $25!
Other books and artwork available.

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Real Kelsey Hayes Knock offs and Bolt-Ons for sale.

Tires, repro wheels, and caps.
Call for pricing.

Discounted Parts Table Items

Pictures Available Upon Request.

  • 1956-1962 Corvette Hardtops – Priced from $4,888.
  • 1963-1967 Corvette Hardtops – Priced from $2,000.
  • 1968-1975 Used convertible top assembly. Good condition.
  • 1957 Corvette Fuel Injection Unit – taken off of a ’57 Corvette engine, completely rebuilt and is ready to use. Part #7014520. Price $5,500 OBO (make us an offer).

Corvette Fuel Injection 1957 parts

1969 L88 Holley 4bbl carburetor – Completely rebuilt (by Jerry Luck) and ready to install. 3955205 R4296 932. Price: $4,500 $3,500.

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One pair of factory aluminum cylinder heads for big-block Chevy. Pt.#3919842. These heads were original equipment on ’68 & ’69 L88 and L89 engines. Both heads in excellent condition. $4,500 $3,900 for the pair.


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1964 Ermine White Fuel Injected Convertible
1996 Sebring Silver Corvette LT-4 Collector Edition Convertible
2002 Silver Chrysler Prowler
2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 with 1,300 miles
2013 White Porsche Cayenne S, Automatic, AWD
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