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$13,999
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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46,350

SEE MORE PHOTOS OF THIS VETTE AND 100+ OTHERS FOR SALE AT WWW.BUYAVETTE.NET! Code correct Dark Blue Metallic exterior, code correct Camel leather interior, glass t-tops. Numbers matching 190hp 350ci engine, 4 speed manual transmission, posi rear-end. Features include air conditioning, power windows, power locks, power steering, power brakes, power drivers seat, CD stereo, cargo shade, rear defrost, slotted aluminum wheels, tilt-n-tele. Coming with a clean Carfax and the RARE 4 speed manual transmission, this 1981 Corvette was originally assembled on August 21, 1981, runs and drives great. This cars odometer shows 46,350 miles, which are documented as actual. This cars paint appears to be older or original. With the exception of the t-tops, all exterior glass in this car shows a correct date code. Glass t-tops are vg, and all weatherstripping appears to be original. Taillights and exterior door handles are in good condition. Slotted aluminum wheels are in place, and center caps are vg. BF Goodrich Radial T/A raised white letter tires show an average of 8/32nds tread depth remaining. The interior of this 1981 Corvette looks to be mostly if not all original, with good condition GM seatbelts. A Sony MEX-N5000BT CD/MP3/BT stereo has been added in place of the factory radio. The numbers matching engine in this 1981 Corvette shows correct air cleaner, carburetor, intake manifold, air pump, and valve covers. Frame is solid and rust-free. Additions to this car include a set of rear speakers (sitting in rear cargo area), bullet style lock knobs, and extra long slash cut exhaust tips. Please note that this car is below the quality that we typically carry, but it is priced accordingly. Nonetheless, this car runs and drives with no major issues. Call us today before this 4 speed 81 is SOLD! 46K Miles. Our Price: $13,999. Financing Available with long terms and low rates.... Read more

Atlanta, GA 30340 (4 miles away)

$15,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
48,172

This 1981 Chevrolet Corvette is one of those cars thats easy to love. And why wouldnt you? Low mileage, unusual colors, and a bargain price. If youre looking to have some fun in a vintage car without spending a ton of cash, this Corvette looks very like a very smart choice. If you look around, clean C3 Corvettes are getting harder to find. Sure, you can always find some tired beater, but with prices inching steadily upwards, the best original cars are surely to start appreciating. This 48,172-original mile Corvette is wearing what we might consider original paint. It was repainted when it was new in 1981 by the dealer because the original owner didnt like the condition of the factory paint. As a result, it has probably held up better than most and its condition suggests that someone has always loved this car. The fiberglass is in excellent condition with no evidence of accident damage, and the finish is nicely preserved thanks to owners who kept it out of the foul weather. Urethane bumpers came into vogue a few years earlier, but because of that early respray, these match the bodywork and arent all cracked and crumbling like many neglected Vettes youll see in this price range. Its pretty easy to imagine this car in your driveway, isnt it? The gorgeous code 672 Dark Red leather interior is a fantastic contrast. For an all-original interior, everything seems to be in good condition save for some cracking on the drivers seat that should be easy enough to repair. These cars only came one way: loaded, so notable features include power windows, locks, and seats, A/C (needs to be serviced), AM/FM/8-track stereo radio, and a tilt/telescoping steering column. The door panels and dash pad are in great condition, again suggesting that the car never spent hours baking in the hot sun, and we have to believe the carpets are original too. The gauges are bright and clear, and yes, the tachometer parking itself at 800 RPM is typical of GM cars of this vintage and is not a defect. A color-matched leather steering wheel has aged slightly differently than the rest of the interior, more proof that its original, and a neatly finished cargo bay with protective cover all make this a Corvette thats very easy to live with every day. The engine is the original, numbers-matching L81 350 cubic inch V8, which made a fairly stout 190 horsepower 1981. The chrome air cleaner with dual snorkels helps feed the energetic small block and there are signs of proper maintenance and correct markings throughout, with nothing radical or modified that would suggest abuse. By 1981, they werent exactly pretty engines, but this one has not been hacked or modified in any significant way, which means that it has been in responsible owners hands all its life. Even the exhaust system is a fresh original-style 2-1-2 setup with catalytic converter. Theres also a new carburetor, fuel pump, master cylinder, and sending unit to make it run right. The TH350 3-speed automatic transmission always seems to find the right gear when you need it, and the very tidy undercarriage shows off clean living in a warm climate and that miniscule mileage. Four-wheel discs and an independent suspension have been standard for decades, and the 81 Corvette was the best-handling Vette yet, due in part to those handsome alloy wheels wearing their original (yes, original!) 225/70/15 Goodyear radials (great for show but if youre going to drive it, we might recommend fresh rubber). This is a high-grade survivor that can win preservation awards and remains a fun-to-drive alternative to the big-dollar cars. Call today!... Read more

Lithia Springs, GA 30122 (19 miles away)

$13,500
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
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N/A
Miles
104,886

This 1981 Chevy Corvette is a good running and driving car. It has the 350 engine with the 350 Turbo transmission. The engine just got a new water pump and new radiator. The previous owner had the car painted so the White paint is fresh. It has New seat covers and carpet. The dash pad has a couple cracks but overall in good shape. The power windows, power locks, power mirrors, and power antenna all work. It has A/C but it only blows out the bottom. It does not blow out of the vents. The wipers work as does all the gauges and lights. The headlights come up but the one on the drivers side is slow. It has tilt steering as well as a nice AM/FM CD Player with speakers behind the seats. This car has the glass tops that you can take off. The emergency brake works. All the glass looks good. It has new tires. This Corvette is a good driver quality car. The mileage is exempt on title so true miles are unknown.... Read more

Bremen, GA 30110 (46 miles away)

$13,500
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
Engine
N/A
Miles
104,886

This 1981 Chevy Corvette is a good running and driving car. It has the 350 engine with the 350 Turbo transmission. The engine just got a new water pump and new radiator. The previous owner had the car painted so the White paint is fresh. It has New seat covers and carpet. The dash pad has a couple cracks but overall in good shape. The power windows, power locks, power mirrors, and power antenna all work. It has A/C but it only blows out the bottom. It does not blow out of the vents. The wipers work as does all the gauges and lights. The headlights come up but the one on the drivers side is slow. It has tilt steering as well as a nice AM/FM CD Player with speakers behind the seats. This car has the glass tops that you can take off. The emergency brake works. All the glass looks good. It has new tires. This Corvette is a good driver quality car. The mileage is exempt on title so true miles are unknown.... Read more

Bremen, GA 30110 (46 miles away)

$14,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
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Miles
49,109

The third generation of Corvettes enjoyed a long run of almost 15 years. As is always the case, this model run was tweaked and improved along the way. This 1981 model is among the last of the series so enjoys all those improvements, and the icing on the cake is the choice of a beautiful two-tone color scheme matched by a rich leather interior on this one. Check it out. Autumn Red over Dark Claret Metallic paint draped over the muscular curves of this body style really looks good! In 1980, both the front and rear bumper covers were restyled with integrated spoilers that resulted in not only a reduction in drag and improvement in engine cooling, but a clean new look too. The combination of the paint and new spoilers makes the car look even lower and leaner than it really is, which is quite an accomplishment. The paint shines nicely, catching the light and reflecting it back as it moves down the street. A steeply raked windshield flows back over mirrored T-tops that can be removed for open air motoring, and then down over the sloping rear glass to an integrated rear spoiler. Crossed racing flags appear on the hood between the hideaway headlights and also on the gas cap at the rear. Corvette appears in script between the four round taillights. Open the door and you will find a rich red interior with gorgeous, power operated, red leather sport seats. They have pleated seating surfaces and substantial side bolsters offering side support for spirited driving. A little bit of cleaning and detailing would help this interior look considerably better. For example, the door panel could use the door latch trim piece replaced and the steering wheel could use a new cover laced around it. The dash is trimmed in a nice wood grained finish with the speedo and tach directly in front of the driver and a stack of engine gauges appropriate for a sportscar that include water temp, fuel, oil temp, oil pressure, and voltage in the center. Below them in a Kenwood FM/Cassette deck and below that are the ventilation controls that include those for the Air Conditioning are set in the wood grained center console. There is a round shift knob for the automatic transmission and power window as well as power mirror switches are at your finger-tips just behind it. Pop the hood and you will find a tried and true 350 cubic inch V8 motor that benefited from the continuous development of the GM powertrain engineers. For example, an aluminum intake manifold that was previously optional equipment became standard, and distributes the mixture from the 4-barrel carburetor to the cylinders more effectively while finned aluminum valve covers help with engine oil cooling. The heads are stock as well as the exhaust manifolds which send the spent mixture out through a new exhaust system. This is a very original, survivor type of engine bay with signs of good regular maintenance that include newer A/C compressor lines as well as new belts and hoses. The power this engine makes is sent back through a 3-speed automatic transmission to the rear wheels. Power steering and power 4-wheel disc brakes help the car handle and stop like the legendary sportscar it is, and the rubber meets the road through 255/60R15 tires on 5-lug Corvette spinner wheels. A classic Corvette in a gorgeous two-tone paint scheme with a rich red leather interior. Come on down and check it out.... Read more

LaVergne, TN 37086 (195 miles away)
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$13,900
1981 Chevrolet Corvette

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V-8 engine, automatic transmission, power steering, power 4-wheel disc brakes, air conditioning, bucket seats, console with floor shifter, power windows, tilt steering, AM/FM cassette, mirror T-tops, 15" aluminum wheels.... Read more

Hendersonville, TN 37075 (213 miles away)

$22,900
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
47,984

47,984 actual mile Corvette Coupe Factory Two-Tone Paint 350 V8 4 speed A/C /// Sold through Weil-Koenig Chevrolet of Amherst, New York, this Chevy spent the first 22 years of its life in the hands of one loving owner. Roughly 40K miles later, the car was passed to its second owner, an Oregon native who kept it running clean and strong for close to a decade. Circa 2012, this Chevys third owner, a New Jersey resident with a penchant for collectable Corvettes, polished the cars wheels and upgraded its radio. But, unfortunately, the collector had to downsize, and the Corvette met its fourth owner that same year. In addition to tinting the cars windows and detailing its interior, that fourth and present owner commissioned Rock Hill, South Carolinas Corvettes Unlimited to repaint this Chevys bumpers. And today, one close look at our high-resolution photos reveals a highly original gem that, except for a few blends, features largely original paintwork. Tilt this Corvettes sculpted hood and youll find 350 cubic inches of original L-81 V8 that twists stout 8.2 to 1 compression into 190 horsepower and 280 lb./ft. of everyday torque. Behind that VIN-stamped mill, a lightweight Borg Warner Super T10 4-speed, an original unit thats branded with a correct partial VIN, spins a lightweight Dana 44 differential. That driveline hangs in a fully independent suspension, which combines correct power steering with correct power disc brakes. And everything rolls on polished alloy wheels, which spin 225/70R15 BF Goodrich Radial T/As around correct cross-flag center caps. With its detailed history and original drivetrain, this Corvette is the kind of old school muscle that can make any enthusiast happy. And for our asking price, its one heck of a deal! Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more information.... Read more

Charlotte, NC 28269 (225 miles away)

$3,900
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
60,673

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Bedford, VA 24174 (356 miles away)

$7,900
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
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N/A
Miles
76,348

GLASS T-TOP; RUNS/LOT DRIVES; WILL NEED SOME ELECTRICAL REPAIR ON LEFT KICK PANEL... Read more

Bedford, VA 24174 (356 miles away)

$2,795
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
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N/A
Miles
76,044

ENGINE BURN; PARTS AVAILABLE... Read more

Bedford, VA 24174 (356 miles away)
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$20,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette

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Miles
37,760

You know what it means to have a survivor Corvette. So with original two-tone on the outside, a loaded interior, all wrapped in a time capsule low-mileage package we know youre excited about this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. The high level of preservation on this one is likely because of its significant history. This was the inaugural year of the famous Bowling Green factory, and the only way you could get a two-tone was out of the new Kentucky facility. And because the factory-correct beige and dark bronze is a rare treat, youll be happy to tell everyone that this is the original application. And the reason why it looks so good today is you have a coupe that has averaged only 1,020 miles annually, and it shows all signs of a well-kept life. So yes, its a standout factory original from the first year of the place still making new Corvettes today! More than just history, youll love this paint for its sophistication. The two-tone is separated by a triple-tone stripe that highlights some of the best curves of the C3s body. It even is used to showcase the power bulge in the hood. And while these years were extra sleek for their chrome-free appearance, there was still room for brightwork. It just now highlights the optional alloy wheels. Inside is a well preserved and loaded presentation. The camel-colored leather seats look fantastic, and because this is a later C3, they fold to give you excellent access to the rear storage. This is a true drivers machine with the leather wrapped steering wheel that gives you an excellent view of the large speedo and tach. Plus, to your side is full array of auxiliary gauges, including working clock. But more than just a great sports car, this is a comfortable classic with power windows, power locks, electric rear defogger, and cruise control. Even the GM/Delco AM/FM stereo with 8-track is still working, so yes, this is a very unspoiled machine! We always love the view from the glass T-tops, and those who love taking them out will also be happy to know this has provisions for factory air conditioning. The L81 350 cubic-inch V8 is an iconic motor. It retains its original presentation, right down to the valve covers. And real fans will love pointing out the Keep you GM car all GM decal on the air topper. As you look at the undercarriage photos, the tidy presentation of a place few people see prove how well this Corvette has been respected all its life. But a car like this is more than just an artifact. The V8 inhales deeply through the Rochester four-barrel carburetor, and it exhales with authority from the dual exhaust. And with the fully independent suspension, power steering, a three-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel disc brakes come together to create one of the best grand touring classic around. A car this significant also needs the right paperwork, and so the sale comes with the original window sticker, owners manual packet, and warranty card. This is your chance at a great survivor at a great price. Dont miss out, call today!... Read more

Lutz, FL 33559 (411 miles away)

$26,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
Engine
N/A
Miles
15,828

CRUISIN CLASSICS would like to introduce a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. This is a T-top model and best of all it has only 15,828 ACTUAL MILES !! The second you see the bolster of the seats and their lack of wear, you will make your determination. Make sure you take a good look at the interior pictures. You will see the console unworn, gauges that work and a dash facia that is also unworn. If you have been looking at similar Corvettes of this era, it is uncommon to see them in such great shape. Inside also boasts great bucket seats, center console with shifter, tilt wheel, telescopic wheel, charcoal/mirrored t-tops, great carpet and more.Mechanically speaking, the car also has power steering, power brakes, power windows, 4 wheel disc brakes and for your listening pleasure a KENWOOD Stereo cassette player. For an even better listening pleasure, roll down your windows and experience the dual side-pipes. Its a better sound that can ever come out of the speakers.The 350 cubic inch engine is paired with a manual 4-speed transmission. It runs and drive like a dream. The chrome covered Side pipes on both sides look very stylish and sound EXCEPTIONAL.The Goodyear Eagle GT II are loaded with tread and they surround the classic aluminum slotted Corvette wheels with center cap. This stock Corvette with a side pipe addition will be a very good deal for someone looking for a very low mileage Vette in this year or even generation. You will be welcomed with open arms to any Corvette loving group or person in the world. Give us a call before somebody else does so we can get this in YOUR driveway.If you have any additional questions, please call one of our friendly sales staff. We will be glad to help in any way including a walk-around for a more detailed description, any questions on financing, or perhaps an interest in our Sell Your Car Brokerage Program. In business since 1996, we have sold cars all over the world and we insist on giving the best personal service in the industry.The sale is subject to the following conditions and representations. This vehicle is being sold as is, where is with no warranty in connection therewith. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and make no warranty in connection therewith. No allowances or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied oneself as to the condition and value based upon that judgment solely. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.Thank You from all of us at CRUISIN CLASSICS Also...CRUISIN CLASSICS PERFORMANCE CENTERKnown for its FIRST CLASS service in performance upgrades that will complete your checklist of must haves to make your machine just the way you want it.Here is a short list of our High Quality...High Performance services.Power windows, heat/Vintage Air (Certified Dealer and Installer)Engine rebuildingCarburetor rebuildingTransmission upgrades and serviceRear differential service including gear installationBrake service includingDisc Brake ConversionsSuspension rebuilding and upgradesTotal modernization of classic/muscle cars including addingPower steering, power brakes, tilt columns, cruise controland MUCH, MUCH MORE... Read more

Columbus, OH 43228 (427 miles away)

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1981 Chevrolet Corvette

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N/A
Miles
37,951

Bid Online for this vehicle at Bid.WheelerAuctionGroup.com 1981 Corvette Coupe - #s Matching 350 V8 Engine, 4 - Speed Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Factory A/C, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Factory Tachometer, Instrumentation W/ Working Clock, Dual Remote Outside Mirrors, AM/FM CD Player, Underhood Light, New Mirrored T - Tops, New Polished Rims W/ BFG Radial Tires, White Exterior, Blue Interior, Approximately $20K In Receipts For Repairs & Replacement Parts, 1 Of Only 5,000 Manual Corvettes Built In 1981 Which Marks The Last Year Of The 4 - Speed Corvette, Runs & Drives Great! In 1981, there was only one powerplant available, a 350 cu in (5.7 L) engine that, like the L-48 base engine the previous year, produced the 190 hp, but was now designated the L81. The motor was certified in all states and available with manual or automatic transmissions. Chrome air cleaner lids and cast magnesium valve covers dressed up all engines. The stainless steel exhaust manifolds and computer control system introduced on the 305 cu in (5.0 L) California engines the previous year were now standard, as was an auxiliary electric engine cooling fan. This, the last C3 available with a manual transmission, so equipped, had a published 0-60 mph in 8.1 seconds. This model year was the first corvette to use a fiberglass rear leaf spring, now a Corvette trademark. The spring saved thirty-six pounds, but was limited to base suspensions with automatic transmission. When equipped with Delcos brand new optional ETR (Electronically Tuned Receiver) radio with a digital clock, the quartz analog instrument panel clock was replaced with an oil temperature gauge. The cast aluminum wheels, optional since 76, were now ordered on 90 percent of the cars at a cost of $428.6 #fn6 New options included a power adjustable drivers seat and power remote outside mirrors. In mid-1981 production shifted from St. Louis, Missouri to Bowling Green, Kentucky, and several two-tone paint options were offered. This vehicle is located in New Jersey, USA. Bidder/Buyer is responsible for pickup and/or shipping from this location to wherever they want it shipped to.... Read more

Park Hills, MO 63601 (442 miles away)

$12,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
79,528

Gateway Classic Cars is proud to offer this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. Check out this nice Red on Red Corvette equipped with a 350-small block and automatic transmission. The air conditioning, power windows, power locks, cruise control and a tilt wheel give this sports car a taste of luxury. Power steering and power brakes make it a pleasure to drive as well. The 1981 model year was the first for production at the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. There were no engine options for the Corvette that year. The exterior styling was a carryover from the previous year with only minor changes to a couple emblems. Chevrolets computer command control previously used in California became standard equipment. This was the first year a power driver s seat was available in Corvette and this one has it. The factory anti-theft system was upgraded in 1981 to include an ignition interrupt to prevent engine start. The Corvette carries the torch as Americas only true sports car and the 1981 keeps the torch lit with driving excitement around every curve. To view this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit www.GatewayClassicCars.com or our Philadelphia showroom located in West Deptford, NJ. For more information, please call 856-599-4100 or email Philadelphia@GatewayClassicCars.com... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$11,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
Miles
91,359

For sale in our Detroit Showroom is a classic 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. The Chevrolet Corvette is labeled Americas Sports Car ever since its arrival in 1953. The Chevrolet Corvette is known as the best bang-for-buck sports car on the market and has had a strong fan-base since the first Corvette rolled off the line. This specific Corvette sports the last body style for the Third Generation Corvette (C3). In 1980, the front fascia was revised on the Corvette and this style was carried on until the end of the third generation Corvettes. This Corvette is sporting a Beige code correct paint that does a great job at showing off this Vettes body lines. The lengthy, curvy front end of this Vette is definitely one of the best attributes of the third generation Corvettes which give it the ultimate sports car stance. The interior is a very clean Camel vinyl interior that just received a fresh detail. The interior looks absolutely stunning with the sunshine beaming through the open T-Tops as youre cruising down your favorite winding road. This Corvettes power-plant is a very capable 5.7 350CID V8 which is original to the car and is pumping out 190 horsepower. This potent engine is paired to a smooth shifting automatic transmission making it very comfortable cruising. This super low mileage Corvette is a very clean example of a C3. This Corvette has full power options including; Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Locks and Air Conditioning. This Vette rests on its original wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich tires. This Corvette is a true low mileage survivor that is ready to be your garage ornament. For more information on this Vette including HD photos and video, please visit www.GatewayClassicCars.com or call to speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff at 313-982-3100.... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)
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$12,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
67,547

The Gateway Classic Car s Showroom of Indianapolis is proud to present this 1981 Chevy Corvette. This beauty is powered by the famous 350 V8 engine tied to the smooth-shifting 3 speed automatic. This slick silver exterior is paired with a deep blue interior that has been redone with new carpet and new leather in the last 2 years. This Vette rolled into our showroom with new tires on her looking for a new owner to burn some of that tread off. The current owner has had her for two years now, with the previous owner having had, and taken care of her for 23 years! Not only does this car have the T-tops and power windows for those days you want to feel the wind in your hair, it also has AC to keep you cool if you can drive fast enough. With power brakes and power steering, this car is ready to hit the road running with you behind the wheel. You will be pleased to find that the headlights, brake lights, parking lights, reverse lights, curtesy lights, and turn signals are all operational. The wipers gauges and horn are all responsive and work like a charm. For more information on this 1981 Chevy Corvette, please call the Indianapolis showroom at (317) 688-1100 or email us at indianapolis@GatewayClassicCars.com. To see more of it, go to our website: www.GatewayClassicCars.com, where youll see HD photos and an HD video of it in operation. Alternatively, if you want to see it in person, come to our Indianapolis Showroom, located at 4400 W 96th Street, Indianapolis, In 46268. http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/NDY/1096/1981-Chevrolet-Corvette... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$18,595
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
46,235

This awesome 1981 Chevrolet Corvette is for sale in our Louisville KY showroom. 1981 was a year of first for the Corvette. Not only was this the first year for Corvettes to be produced at two factories but it was also the first year for the now historic Bowling Green plant. The STL plant cars were only available in solid colors while the new revolutionary Bowling Green plant had the capability to paint them two tone, a rather extravagant option for a production car in 1981. With the odometer showing a mere 46235 actual miles, this beauty has lived a pampered life. The bright red metallic paint brings out the lines of the 81 nicely. Under that long hood is the classic small block Chevy that came in the car backed by the original Turbo 350 Hydramatic transmission. The T-tops are in excellent condition and have the tinted look which makes the red paint pop even more. Take them off and the wind will be blowing through hair in no time. With the black leather seats looking as new as the paint this Corvette has everything you would look for in a classic. The polished wheels are in excellent condition and are something that you just don t see any more. With a clean CARFAX this is one C3 that you dont have to worry about if those miles are original or not. Options on this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette include; AC, AM/FM/8-track player, Glass T tops, Cruise, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Power Windows, Power Locks, Power Seats, Telescopic/ Tilt Wheel, Leather Interior, Polished Aluminum Wheels Wrapped with Radial Tires that have Raised Lettering. This 1981 Chevrolet Corvette can be seen, including an HD video, at www.gatewayclassiccars.com, call at 812-294-1555 or email Louisville@gatewayclassiccars.com for more information.... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$17,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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N/A
Engine
N/A
Miles
25,032

Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa is proud to offer this sharp 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. This car still has its numbers matching 350 V8 and 4 speed automatic transmission with only 25k actual miles. This Corvette is claimed to be a 1 owner car and was purchased new in Port Charlotte, Florida. It was repainted Beige and has nice Camel leather interior. The overall condition of this car is show quality and has been maintained to stay pristine. New tires, brake calipers and master cylinder have been replaced. This car also has had the A/C compressor changed but does come with the original upon request. In this Corvette, removing the T-tops and cruising with fresh air blowing through your hair is the most popular way to cruise. In 1981, there was only one powerplant available, a 350 cu in (5.7 L) engine that, like the L-48 base engine the previous year, produced the 190 hp, but was now designated the L81. The motor was certified in all states and available with manual or automatic transmissions. Chrome air cleaner lids and cast magnesium valve covers dressed up all engines. The stainless steel exhaust manifolds and computer control system introduced on the 305 cu in (5.0 L) California engines the previous year were now standard, as was an auxiliary electric engine cooling fan. This, the last C3 available with a manual transmission, so equipped, had a published 0-60 mph in 8.1 seconds. This model year was the first corvette to use a fiberglass rear leaf spring, now a Corvette trademark. The spring saved thirty-six pounds, but was limited to base suspensions with automatic transmission. When equipped with Delcos brand new optional ETR (Electronically Tuned Receiver) radio with a digital clock, the quartz analog instrument panel clock was replaced with an oil temperature gauge. The cast aluminum wheels, optional since 76, were now ordered on 90 percent of the cars at a cost of $428. New options included a power adjustable driver s seat and power remote outside mirrors. Options on this 81 include;A/C, AM/FM radio, T-Tops, cruise control, power windows, tilt wheel, posi traction, rally wheels, and even leather interior. Do not let this C3 pass you by. This 1981 Chevrolet Corvette is for sale in our Tampa Showroom and can be viewed in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For additional information, please call our knowledgeable staff at (813)645-6200 or email us at Tampa@GatewayClassicCars.com. If you would like to see it in person, come to our Tampa Showroom, located at 351 30th Street NE Ruskin, FL 33570. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM EST.... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$22,595
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
68,288

Gateway Classic Cars of Philadelphia is listing this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette for sale. This Corvette finished in Claret with matching red interior has been treated to an upgraded polyurethane paint job Less Than 3 years ago. Equipped with the Classic Chevrolet 350 small block and 4 Speed manual transmission. This Corvette has 68000 original miles and is in excellent condition. Equipment includes air conditioning AM FM radio with cassette glass t-tops power brakes, power steering, and power locks. It also has power seats, power windows, and telescopic tilt wheel. The Corvette also has an anti theft system. Factory Rally wheels wrapped in raised white letter radial tires completes the classic Corvette look.To view this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit www.GatewayClassicCars.com or our Philadelphia showroom located in West Deptford, NJ. For more information, please call 856-599-4100 or email Philadelphia@GatewayClassicCars.com... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$14,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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49,064

Gateway Classic Cars of St. Louis is proud to offer a one of a kind 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. Kick on Rick Springfield s Jessie s Girl or Phil Collins In the Air Tonight and hop into this time machine which will take you back to 1981. This beauty is a two-owner cream puff with only 49,064 original miles on the odometer. This car has been with the same owner since 1991 and has been lovingly cared for like a member of the family. The car has received recent maintenance in the form of new brakes, shocks, struts, tires, exhaust, and a recharge for the AC. The color scheme is straight from 81 with beige on the exterior and dark red interior. Unique to this Vette are the cloth seats which are rare to find in a Corvette. Much like fashion trends like leg warmers and members only jackets circle back into popularity every few years, the color scheme on this particular Vette is just so vintage that it looks current. Collector vehicles from this time period make great collectibles because they re old enough to have the classic look people desire, but new enough to have modern driving characteristics and amenities. One could drive a car like this everyday to work like a modern car, or keep it tucked away waiting for a sunny weekend to be uncovered and shown to the world. For the car trivia buffs out there, 1981 was the first year which Corvette production was split between St. Louis and the new Bowling Green Kentucky plant. Own a little piece of Corvette history with this 81. You can see this 1981 Chevrolet Corvette in greater detail in our St. Louis showroom or at https://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/STL/7897/. Please contact 618-271-3000 or stl@gatewayclassiccars.com with inquiries.... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)
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$12,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Miles
45,901

Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa is excited to offer this Silver bullet 1981 Chevrolet Corvette. This numbers matching Corvette has only about 45k actual miles and is ready to be enjoyed. This beauty is powered by the famous 350 V8 engine tied to the smooth-shifting 3 speed automatic. This slick silver exterior is paired with a deep red leather interior that is in great condition with minimal signs of wear. This Vette rolled into our showroom with newer tires on her looking for a new owner to burn some of that tread off. The current owner has had her for many years and taken care of her. Not only does this car have the T-tops and power windows for those days you want to feel the wind in your hair, it also has AC to keep you cool if you can drive fast enough. With power brakes and power steering, this car is ready to hit the road running with you behind the wheel. You will be pleased to find that the headlights, brake lights, parking lights, reverse lights, curtesy lights, and turn signals are all operational. The wipers gauges and horn are all responsive and work like a charm. Perfect for a collection of any type, this Corvette brings a smile to your face as you cruise on down to the next car show. The C4 Corvette body style is one of the best value of classic Corvette history that you can grab off of the market, do not let this one pass you by. This 1981 Chevrolet Corvette is for sale in our Tampa Showroom and can be viewed in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For additional information, please call our knowledgeable staff at (813)645-6200 or email us at Tampa@GatewayClassicCars.com. If you would like to see it in person, come to our Tampa Showroom, located at 351 30th Street NE Ruskin, FL 33570. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM EST.... Read more

O Fallon, IL 62269 (450 miles away)

$16,999
1981 Chevrolet Corvette

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93,000

350, 93,000 miles on dash, dark red leather interior, four speed manual transmission, power steering, power brakes, A/C, tinted glass, AM/FM Radio, power seat, alloy wheels, power windows, tilt & telescopic steering column, Gymkhana suspension, original valve covers, original air cleaner assembly, and much more. We replaced the 4 calipers, 4 sets of brake pads, 4 brake hoses, alternator, radiator, radiator hoses, tongue bushing, emergency brake cable, and much more. We also changed the oil and filter, transmission grease, rear end grease and additive, and checked and lubed the chassis. The previous owner owned this corvette for over 23 years.  He had the corvette repainted and seat covers and carpet done while he owned it. In 1981, GM produced over 40,000 Corvettes, only 5,757 of which were 4 speeds. 1981 was the last year for the 4 speed transmission in a Corvette.... Read more

Martinsburg, PA 16662 (555 miles away)

$14,999.99
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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30,000

1981 BLACK BLACK CORVETTE T TOP FOR SALEPRICE: $14,999TRANSMISSION: AUTOMATICMILEAGE: 30000 ON DASHDETAILSFor more information, pictures, and video visit: https://www.hobbycarcorvettes.net/corvette/1981-black-black-corvette/This all black Corvette T Top from 1981 is as sharp as they come. Automatic transmission, an L81/350 engine. Some recent work has been done on this C3 Corvette.... Read more

Martinsburg, PA 16662 (555 miles away)

$11,999.99
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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50,000

1981 RED CORVETTE BLACK CLOTH INTERIOR FOR SALEPRICE: $11,999TRANSMISSION: AUTOMATICMILEAGE: 50,000 ON DASHFor more information, pictures, and video visit: https://www.hobbycarcorvettes.net/corvette/1981-red-corvette-for-sale/Someone is really going to enjoy this red ’81 corvette!  Featuring matching numbers, and a L81/350 engine with automatic transmission, this corvette shows 50,500 miles on the dash (title is exempt for mileage).  It sports a black cloth interior, alloy wheels, and glass T-tops.  Some additional options include:Power steeringPower brakesPower windowsA/COriginal air cleaner assemblyOriginal valve coversAnd much more!We have put a lot of work into improving this corvette, including:Rebuilt the carburetorChanged the oil and filterTransmission filter and fluidChecked and lubed the chassisWe also replaced the following:Both front brake calipersFront brake padsFront brake hosesSelector shaft sealSpeedometer cableFuel pump rubber hosesDistributorSway bar linksRadiatorLower radiator hoseAlternatorDid you know?  1981 was the last year for a carburetor on the corvette. It was also the first year for a computer in a corvette. This was the last year for the Saint Louis Assembly Plant and the first year for the Bowling Green Plant. GM only produced 4,310 Red corvettes out of 40,606 total production in 1981.... Read more

Martinsburg, PA 16662 (555 miles away)

$24,995
1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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Over 50k spent making this a one of a kind car that will get attention anywhere you go. Summit Racing 383 small block crate engine with a Holly 750 carb and Hooker Headers runs scary strong. Completely rebuilt Muncie Rock Crusher 4 speed. All with less than 5k miles on just about every system. New power steering, starter, alternator, bushings, brakes, rotors, steering gear box, radiator etc. New red on black interior. and a 1 piece removable carbon fiber top and Cragar wheels. Completely custom paint in great condition. This car is driven about 50-100 miles a month only on sunny days and kept in a garage. Great fun, great attention getter and crazy fast. Moving to a condo with no garage and need to find a good home for this beautiful custom car. ... Read more

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plantation, FL 33322 (586 miles away)
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