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Pick of the Day: 1992 Chevrolet Corvette

One-owner Corvette with less than 50,000 miles


With a model year span of 13 years between 1984 and 1996, the fourth-generation Corvette continues to be an enthusiast favorite today. One particularly clean red-on-red example with just 49,995 miles on the odometer caught my eye.

The Pick of the Day is a 1992 Chevrolet Corvette listed for sale on ClassicCars.com by a private seller in Copiague, New York. (Click the link to view the listing)

“One owner, one driver, one of a kind,” the listing states. “Came off the Corvette assembly line in Bowling Green, Kentucky on April 15, 1991. I purchased her a few months later.” After over 30 years, that proud original owner is now letting this Corvette find its way into someone else’s garage.

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1992 Chevrolet Corvette

The C4 was designed under the direction of automotive engineer Dave McLellan and leveraged the General Motors Y-platform. Body architecture came from composite panels combined with molded plastic bumpers, and technology was innovative for its time. Among the car’s long list of standard equipment was an electronic dashboard with a liquid crystal display.

Cosmetically, this ‘Vette looks remarkable for being 30 years old. The photos that accompany the listing convey an enthusiast-owned appearance, complete with a Corvette banner hanging from the ceiling and shelving full of detailing supplies in the background. The car is coated in “Corvette Bright Red” paint according to the window sticker, and it is equipped with an optional $650 blue removable roof panel.

“Garaged with car cover, never seen snow or salt, rarely driven in the rain,” the listing states. “Mint classic car.”

Appointments for this Corvette were generous thanks to the Preferred Equipment Group #1 which include electronic air conditioning, a Delco-Bose sound system, and a six-way power driver’s seat. The original stereo has now been swapped out with a Bluetooth-enabled Alpine audio system, and the carpet and upholstery were replaced in 2018.

Accompanying the car are a windshield sunshade, an owner’s manual, a brochure, and the window sticker showing the original $37,369 total vehicle price including destination.

Momentum comes from a 300-horsepower fuel-injected 5.7-liter LT1 V8 paired with a ZF-produced six-speed manual transmission. The listing states that the car received a recent tune-up and has been professionally maintained.

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5.7-liter LT1 V8

The seller is asking $15,995 for this clean red-on-red C4.

To view this listing on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.

Tyson Hugie
Tyson Hugie
Tyson Hugie grew up in a family of gearheads and enjoys anything to do with automotive and motorsports. He is a contributing editor to Redline Reviews, a YouTube channel with coverage from major auto shows. He also writes for Arizona Driver Magazine and holds leadership positions with a number of car clubs. Tyson has lived in Arizona for 10 years and his current obsession is Japanese cars from the early 1990s which, though hard to believe, are now becoming classics. Tyson can usually be found exploring offbeat and obscure road trip destinations on his blog "Drive to Five," which started as a way to share travel stories and experiences with his now-550,000-mile Acura.


  1. I have a 1991 Acura Legend Coupe that I bought new. 282,000 miles. 99% original. Body and interior in very good shape, good enough for me. And it runs great. It’s my baby.
    However, maintenance has been neglected save oil changes and tires. I’m looking for a mechanic for everything from engine to suspension to air conditioning and everything in between who has the knowledge, experience and time to restore/replace/fix the moving parts to good condition. In L.A. Do you know anyone?


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