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Old 12-04-2015, 07:09 PM
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I always read I have 1 of ?? Lets start a list of the rarest or most unusual optioned C4. Lets see what you guys have.

Color Combinations. Options ordered from the factory. Or any combination of them. This question has no bearing on value or is not in any way meant to imply any car is more valuable. Just not the common or more popular optioned Corvette.

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Well mine is a Ruby, so pretty common for 93's. But it's has the ZO7 pack. I believe 800 or so ZO7 cars came out in 93.
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Old 12-04-2015, 07:29 PM
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94 black in black what did I win?
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Not sure how to calculate total rarety, but mine is:

95 coupe total 15,771 of 20,742
competition yellow 1,003 of 20,742
MN6 4,784 of 20,742
FX3 3,421 of 20,742
Sport seats 7,908 of 20,742
Z07 753 of 20,742

Light gray interior ?????

How rare is it?



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Nice... When you get down to 3 digits or less on an option I would class that rare, 2 digits very rare, 1 digit now that the rarest.
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My '88 base coupe is an oddball. Late build (June 1988) with hardly any options yet was built with dual power Sport seats. The Medium Grey interior makes it one of 973 coupes with that color interior for 1988. It also has the DNE 4+3 which makes it one of 2,971 with it. Not rare but unusual.

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Lee, I need to amend this to include unusual...

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There were a few color options that were "rare" in the sense that not many cars were painted in those colors. For example, my '87 coupe is Gold Metallic and there were only 397 gold cars in '87. In '94, there was a Copper Metallic and only 116 were painted that color. It was a paint quality issue, not the color itself.

In '95, there were only 527 cars painted in dark purple and white. Other C4 years probably had some non-popular colors too.

Here's a source to look at production option numbers. The Corvette Black Book would be another good source.
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Thanks just wondered what real world owners had. Some cars are easy to find out the numbers while other are not documented as well.

I have a 93 ZR-1.. all ZR-1's were documented and the information is readily available.

1 of 448 built
1 of 13 Comp Yellow
1 of 2 with White interior


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Originally Posted by We Gone View Post
Lee, I need to amend this to include unusual...
Haha thanks! The interior color on mine makes it, technically, rare. However that doesn't make it valuable as it sits. But overall it's an unusual car especially for an end of year build where they are trying to get rid of the options laying around that will not be on the next model year.

And it's mine and it's what I wanted...so, it's value to me is just in owning it, rare or not.

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Thanks again Lee, I'm not looking to put a value on this just rare or unusual
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I have a 91 black convertible with red interior. I have had it for 15 years, and have never seen another one with that combination. Nor have I ever seen a picture of one on the Internet. And I've been into about 4 different Corvette forums/groups.
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my 85 has an unique VIN number. does that count?
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I have an 87 4+3 with no rear window defrost,no power seats.I looked at a website that stated that only 1100+ were built with no rear defrost.Also no cruise control.Standard suspension.+ extra fan in front of the radiator.Kind of an odd beast.
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My 87 have clarion system instead of bose, ??
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Originally Posted by 91 black convert View Post
I have a 91 black convertible with red interior. I have had it for 15 years, and have never seen another one with that combination. Nor have I ever seen a picture of one on the Internet. And I've been into about 4 different Corvette forums/groups.
Is this yours?


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Is this yours?


Nope.
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Car #1:
1989 Coupe Red on black RPO R7F 1 of 60 built for the Corvette Challenge Series. Of the 60 12 Red cars were produced, 6 converted 6 were not. This car was not converted.
First day we got the car home 2 years ago.



Car #2:
1991 ZR-1 Car was not built by GM and never went down the BG assembly line. Hand built in Grand Rapids, MI by a World Challenge Race team. Car is Pontiac Bright White and the motor is a Black Bakeracing LT5 done before the Rippie Cars.




Car #3:
1996 GS Coupe Red Guts with Z51 and R8C. Out of all of the options this is 1 of 2 cars produced and the first of the two.




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My 87 have clarion system instead of bose, ??
Has to be aftermarket. Corvettes only had Bose systems installed at the factory.
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