Corvettes on Craigslist: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion

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Corvettes on Craigslist: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion


You can look at this custom Corvette in two ways.

Either it’s a very inexpensive way to get into a Midyear Corvette, or a very expensive way to get into a C4 Corvette.

The owner of this self-described “one of a kind vehicle” is asking $23,500 for his 1989 Corvette convertible that’s been modded with a pretty slick 1967 Sting Ray retro body kit.

Corvettes for Sale: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion


Up for sale in the Binghamton, N.Y., area, the car, which is said to have just 63,000 miles, looks very nice in the craigslist photos with its medium blue exterior and C4 tan leather interior.

Corvettes for Sale: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion


The seller describes it as a “super clean” Corvette that “runs, drives, and sounds excellent” with a 5.7-liter Tuned Port engine that if the original produces 240 horsepower. The tires and brakes are described as “like new,” and the photos of the interior seem to live up to the “excellent condition” rating given by the seller.

Corvettes for Sale: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion


If you don’t want to shell out big bucks for a C2 Corvette, this might be a good option for you. We don’t usually care for these C4-into-C2 transformations because the lines of the original Sting Ray are too stretched out, but at least looking at the photos, we like this car, especially with the black stinger hood (that tilts by the way), exhaust extensions out the rear, and later model wheels. About the only changes we’d make would be to add back the chrome bumpers, at least on the front.

Corvettes for Sale: 1989 Corvette Midyear Conversion


If you’re considering a conversion like this, this would likely be the least expensive way to do it.

* Hat tip to Michael A. for the link!


Source:
Craigslist

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Who ever “created” this…WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? Another “Clown Car Corvette” right in there with the stretch limo Corvettes, and the stump jumper, off road Corvettes. Next time pick something ugly to butcher..perhaps an SUV..no loss there…maybe a Prius…or anything from the Ford line.

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