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The 1980s Corvettes Channel covers the top Corvette models of the decade. See pictures and view what's under the hoods of 1980s Corvettes.
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1989 Corvette

The 1989 Corvette boasted 17-inch wheels and a removable hardtop option for the convertible. It included an electrically heated rear window and fit earlier rag-roof C4s. Learn more about this classic Corvette.

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  • 1980 Corvette

    1980 Corvette

    The 1980 Corvette was born in the midst of a new "energy crisis" which likely contributed to a decrease in sales. The car was given a weight reduction, detuned performance, and better aerodynamics. Learn about the 1980 Corvette. See more »

  • 1981 Corvette

    1981 Corvette

    The 1981 Corvette featured a more user-friendly interior and a Computer Command Control to reduce fuel consumption. The Corvette also lost a few more pounds but gained a revised rear suspension. Learn about the 1981 Corvette. See more »

  • 1982 Corvette

    1982 Corvette

    When the last of the 1982 Corvettes were built production since 1968 totaled a smashing 542,861 units. It came standard with an automatic transmission and 10 extra horsepower from the previous year. Learn more about the 1982 Corvette here. See more »

  • 1984 Corvette

    1984 Corvette

    The 1984 Corvette was the first fully redesigned Corvette in 15 years. It was also more aerodynamically efficient, thanks to extensive wind-tunnel testing. Find specifications photos and more about this sports car. See more »

  • 1985 Corvette

    1985 Corvette

    The 1985 Corvette truly dazzled inside and out. One new feature was the Tuned Port Injection system. The styling was left unchanged. Find photos specifications and more for this sports car. See more »

  • 1986 Corvette

    1986 Corvette

    The 1986 Corvette marked the first Corvette convertible in more than 10 years. A new Vehicle Anti-Theft System was also added as a standard option. Learn about the 1986 Corvette in this article. See more »

  • 1987 Corvette

    1987 Corvette

    The 1987 Corvette saw improved performance in general as well as an option for a Callaway Twin-Turbo Engine package which gave it 345-bhp with a top speed of 177.9 mph. Learn all about the 1987 Corvette. See more »

  • 1988 Corvette

    1988 Corvette

    The 1988 Corvette featured important upgrades to the engine and chassis. Buyers also had a option of 16 or 17 inch wheels. Learn about the great new features on this classic 35th anniversary Corvette. See more »

  • 1989 Corvette

    1989 Corvette

    The 1989 Corvette boasted 17-inch wheels and a removable hardtop option for the convertible. It included an electrically heated rear window and fit earlier rag-roof C4s. Learn more about this classic Corvette. See more »

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