Chevrolet Corvette C4 Official Tribute Clip

These are important years for the Chevy Corvette. The iconic name is turning 60 and a new generation is on the way. The C7 will likely arrive next year, and we’ve already shown you a sneak peak of the car through our spyshots.
But what about the heritage. Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles brings us into an era of performance innovation with the fourth generation Corvette. It was built beginning with the 1984 model and it was packed with features that makes us think it was a little bit ahead of its time – anti-lock brakes, traction control and run-flat tires and electronic display.

Regular production of the C4 began in January 1983 and customers got their cars in March that year. The car was initially sold with the same L83 engine as the C, but starting in 1985 they got a 230 hp L98 motor . Starting with ‘87 Corvettes, the Callaway twin-turbo started being offered through the GM dealer network.

In 1990, the ZR-1 sports version came onto the scene with a DOHC LT5 motor and an interior redesign.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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