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1982 Corvette: Collector Edition Celebrates the Last of the C3

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1982 Corvette Special Edition - hatchback
It was well known that a new generation of Corvettes was in the works and that 1982 would be the last of the C3s. The occasion was commemorated by a special "Collector Edition" Corvette. Exclusive to the Collector Edition was a frameless hatchback supported by gas struts making access to the storage area much easier.

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1982 Corvette two tone paint
A distinctive two tone silver-beige paint was also part of the Collector Edition with a gradient or "fading shadow" motif on the side (above) and hood (below). A clear lacquer top coat added gloss and depth. Distinctive cloisonnè emblems completed the package. The look was unique and years later is still positively embraced.
1982 Corvette two tone paint
The Collector Edition did get a distinctive (but not sequential) VIN but was not a limited production quantity. 6,759 were sold. The Collector Edition broke new Corvette ground with a price over $20,000; $22,537.59 to be exact. A generous list of options was included. Other details: a leather wrapped steering wheel, distinctive door trim, special bronze tinting on the glass roof panels and a leather covered horn button.
1982 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition wheel 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Commemorative Edition emblem
Left: Distinctive wheels were included. They were similar to the 1967 optional cast aluminum wheels; both cars were the last of their generation. Right: Commemorative badges were found on the fuel filler lid and just above the front bumper.

1982, 1953 Corvette
1982 Corvette

1982 Corvette
1982 Corvette Official GM photo
1982 Corvette: Official GM Photo.

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Lakeside49 says...
The 82 Corvette is the epitome of the "C3" Corvettes, packed with state of the art technology/performance of the day and all around they are drop dead gorgeous. They featured Chevrolet's first electronic fuel injected engine and overdrive transmission in an automatic. Since they were the last of the "C3" generation, their refinement and reliability was exceptional, and they are not garage or trailer queens because they are simply a blast to drive. When you're in the ... Read More
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