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1990 Corvette Convertible
1990 Corvette wheel with exposed lug nuts 1990 only wheels featuring exposed lug nuts.
1990 Corvette interior
Airbags became the law of the land in 1990 and Corvette designers took the opportunity to revise the entire dashboard. The rectangular instrument panel with an emphasis on digital read out was replaced by a semi analog panel.
Twin side vents on 1984 through 1990 Corvettes 1990 would be the last year for twin side vents mounted behind the front wheels. They, along with the black beltline had been part of all C4 Corvettes since 1984.


Corvette ZR-1 emblem
ZR-1 production started in 1990 and ended in 1995. Identifying a ZR-1 is easily accomplished with the (above) emblem on the right rear of the bumper and (below) the convex rear bumper with semi-square tail lights and the roof mounted brake light.
Corvette ZR-1 (red) and standard issue Corvette
ZR-1 rear wheel ZR-1 featured extra wide rear tires (as evidenced by the deep dish area around the wheel nuts) which necessitated wider, by three inches, rear bodywork. Both were exclusive to the ZR-1.
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Jeff Wallsays...

The 1966 Covette script is also straight up and down, while the 1965 script is slanted right.

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