158 Rolling Hill Rd
Mooresville, NC 28117
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette
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COLLECTORS ED, RARE LT4 V8, 6-SPEED, 72K ACTUAL MILES, GRAND SPORT IN DISGUISE!

By 1996, the C4 generation of the Corvette was coming to an end after 12 years of production. Because the C4 received many updates over the years, the first and last year models are almost completely different cars. When comparing the last of the C4s to the first of the C5s, it is very apparent in what direction the Corvette was headed.

This 1996 Corvette Collector's Edition has a lot of great things going for it! From condition to performance, there is nothing to dislike about this vehicle. The exterior is in excellent original condition; exactly the condition one would expect for a well-maintained 72,000 mile car that has seen nothing but care and maintenance. Sitting on the special Collector's Edition wheels, this Corvette looks right! The paint and targa-top are both in excellent condition. Tinted tail lights have been added for a mild custom touch, and this is the only notable cosmetic change from original.

The interior is in equally excellent condition with minimal defects and wear consistent only with casual, infrequent use. Additionally, being a final-year C4 this car has perhaps the most refined interior available in a C4 and is equipped with airbags. It is hard to believe that this car was based on a 12 year old design! The seats are comfortable and everything works as it should. This Corvette is also equipped with the passive keyless entry system, which for 1996 was incredible technology. This system allows you to both lock and unlock the car without doing anything other than having the key fob nearby; the car automatically locks and unlocks as your proximity to the vehicle either increases or decreases. This system is working exactly as it should, and is a neat feature to have in a 23-year-old car.

Under the hood is a 5.7 liter LT-4 V8 hooked up to a six-speed ZF manual transmission. This LT-4 is the same engine used in Corvette Grand Sports of the same model year. The 330 horsepower LT-4 coupled with the ZF six-speed are cause for some to consider this a Grand Sport in disguise; a car that will deliver similar performance for less money--serious bang for your buck!

This is a great example of an uncommon Corvette in largely original condition. With Grand Sport prices soaring, this Collector's Edition is tremendous value for the money. While it would make a worthy addition to a collection of any size, to quote a 1996 MotorTrend article: “Just don't let us hear that you've got one of these road weapons polybagged in an Arizona garage. This car was made to be driven.”

Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com

DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning YES
Heater YES
Speedometer YES
Oil PSI Gauge/Light YES
Temperature Gauge/Light YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer YES
Wipers YES
Horn YES
Radio YES
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Keys – Ignition, Door & Trunk YES
Tire Condition: Good tread, 2011 date code
Runs & Drives YES

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
5.7 LITER GM LT-1
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Silver
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1996
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette
Miles
72,674

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Leather
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
Yes

All vehicles are being sold As Is, Where Is, with No Warranty, expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer, and which we strongly encourage, to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be constructed as a warranty of any type.

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Contact Details
Engine Size
5.7 LITER GM LT-1
Transmission Type
6-Speed Manual
Body Style
Coupe
Miles
72,674
Vin
1G1YY2254T5111229
Stock
2360

Vehicle Options

  • Traction Control
  • Power Brakes
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Driver Side Airbag
  • ABS Brakes
  • 4 Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Cruise Control
  • Vanity Mirror
  • Tilt Steering Wheel
  • Rear Window Defroster
  • Power Windows
  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Hatch Release
  • Power Driver's Seat
  • Power Door Locks
  • Padded Sun Visors & Dash
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Shifter
  • Factory Tach
  • Electric Clock
  • Digital Info Center
  • Cup Holders
  • Courtesy Lights
  • Center Console
  • Center Arm Rest
  • Carpeted Floor Mats
  • Bucket Seats
  • Air Conditioning
  • 12V Power Outlet
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Tinted Glass
  • Removable Roof Panels
  • Premium Wheels
  • Fog Lamps
  • Body Side Moldings
  • Cassette
  • AM/FM RADIO