DESCRIPTIONBy 1994, the Corvette had evolved into the car its fans always believed it could be: fast, sophisticated, and always an object of desire, it carved out a unique niche in the American automotive landscape. This beautiful C4 offers one incredibly rare feature among late-model Corvettes: it's completely stock. Finished in traditional Corvette Torch Red with a matching bright red leather interior, this roadster shows just 39,720 original miles. It has been properly maintained from new by enthusiasts who understand that Corvettes are not mere transportation appliances. The bodywork is in exceptional condition, and sports 100% of its original paint, which by 1996 was pretty darned good. Corvettes were some of GM's best-assembled cars, with very high quality rankings, and the care that the guys in Bowling Green put into their jobs is evident. The sound the doors make when they close, the fit of that massive clamshell hood, and the flush-fitting urethane end cap that was modeled after the ZR-1 all suggest that these cars were special. Once you master the unique step-over procedure for climbing over the 'Vette's tall side sills, you'll find a comfortable and effective driving environment. The brilliant red leather upholstery is as-new, with deeply bolstered bucket seats, matching black and red door panels, and fitted red carpets. The seats were a point of pride with GM, offering exceptional comfort and support and almost infinite adjustability, and they look flat-out awesome. There is almost no wear or damage to any of the seating surfaces, not even the driver's side bolsters, which often get scuffed with use. The instrument panel is a surprisingly effective mixture of digital and analog gauges, all of which are fully functional, and the airbag-equipped leather-wrapped steering wheel gives excellent sightlines. Almost everything was standard equipment on a Corvette, including A/C, power windows and locks, cruise control, power mirrors, and interval wipes, making it as much luxury car as sports car. Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? By 1994, the Corvette's LT1 was making 300 horsepower and 335 pounds of torque, enough to give the Corvette low 13-second quarter mile times, yet it could still pull down 25 MPG on the highway. It starts instantly, idles with enough of a lope to let you know there's some serious horsepower under the hood, and pulls hard at virtually any speed. It's clean, too, showing not only 100% original equipment, but equipment that has been maintained by an enthusiast. It's backed by GM's quick-shifting 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission, which makes this perhaps the ultimate point-and-shoot machine. The suspension was refined, too, so the Corvette was no longer a hard-riding brute, but a grand touring machine that could carve canyons with ease. Massive disc brakes and every electronic aid known to man were included, and this one even wears a set of Goodyear GS-C radials! This vehicle is located in our Charlotte showroom. For more information, please call (704) 598-2130 or toll free (866) 542-8392.
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