1981 Chevrolet Corvette L81
90,000 Original Miles
Original 350 cu.in.
Exterior Condition: Excellent - New Factory GM code 75 Spectra Red Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint
Interior Condition: Excellent - New Carpet, Full Weatherstrip kit, center console & window switches
Equipped with: Power Steering, Power Windows, Power 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Power Door Locks, Tilt & Telescopic wheel, Locking Glass Mirror T-Tops, Original working AM/FM Stereo Cassette w/clock, Power Antenna, Leather bucket seats, new A/C Compressor and Dryer converted to 134A System, Factory installed working gauges.
Mechanical Condition: Excellent - 4 New Shocks, Original exhaust system in good condition with no leaks, Complete original Emissions System with New Oxygen Sensor. All new Universal joints on drive shaft and side shafts, new 90w differential gear oil with GM Posi Additive, New Transmission Fluid and filter, Engine oil and filter. Holley rebuilt Rochester Quadrajet Carburetor and new fuel pump. New distributor cap, coil, rotor and AC Delco Spark Plugs.
This has always been an adult owned and driven vehicle.
It was well maintained and always garage kept.
*Note: If you're looking for a Hot Rod or a Corvette with a super sound system, this is not the car for you, please don't waste my time or yours. This is just a clean original 90,000 mile matching numbers Corvette that looks and runs great!!*
Serious Buyers Only!
No Joy Rides!
Lack of garage space is the only reason for this sale, have two other cars, cannot keep all of them!
The Corvette is currently in a rented garage.
The best description of this car is shown in the "Average Retail" guidelines as shown below in the "NADA Price Guide"
NADA Price Guide
1981 Chevrolet Corvette 2 Door Coupe
July 13, 2009
Original MSRP: $16,259
.................... Low Retail Average Retail High Retail
Base Price ... $12,600....... $17,900........... $28,700
Corvette Glass Roof.. $275... $375... $450
Factory Air Conditioning.. 10%.. 10%.. 10%
TOTAL PRICE: $14,135..... $20,065..... $32,020
Low Retail Value
This vehicle would be in mechanically functional condition, needing only minor reconditioning. The exterior paint, trim, and interior would show normal wear, needing only minor reconditioning. May also be a deteriorated restoration or a very poor amateur restoration. Most usable "as-is".
Some of the vehicles in this publication could be considered "Daily Drivers" and are not valued as a classic vehicle. When determining a value for a daily driver, it is recommended that the subscriber use the low retail value.
Note: This value does not represent a "parts car".
Average Retail Value
This vehicle would be in good condition overall. It could be an older restoration or a well-maintained original vehicle. Completely operable. The exterior paint, trim, and mechanics are presentable and serviceable inside and out. A "20-footer".
High Retail Value
This vehicle would be in excellent condition overall. It could be a completely restored or an extremely well maintained original vehicle showing very minimal wear. The exterior paint, trim, and mechanics are not in need of reconditioning. The interior would be in excellent condition. Note: This value does not represent a "100 Point" or "# 1" vehicle *.
* "100 Point" or "# 1" vehicle is not driven. It would generally be in a museum or transported in an enclosed trailer to concourse judging and car shows. This type of car would be stored in a climate-regulated facility.
Selling below NADA "Average Retail" of $20,065
Asking Price: $14,900