1985 Chevrolet Corvette Overview


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4.55 stars

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I Just Love It! by Zach
 — The performance is more than what you would expect from a sports car. The handling could be a bit better, but it is about what is expected in a car like this. The build quality is pretty good, I have ... Read More
Overall Alot Of Car For The Money by worme6
 — This is my first corvette and it has not disappointed. Fast strong and stuck to the road. You look out over that long hood and know that its just you and the motor and she inspires you to use all 23... Read More
1985 Chevy Corvette by Matt
 — Very rough ride, rust on muffler and floorboards, still extremely fast relatively cheap with low mileage, 77k for $2800. Handling was acceptable. electronic dashboard was really interesting. looked... Read More

1985 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1985 Chevrolet Corvette

Chosen by Car and Driver Magazine as America's fastest road car, the 1985 Chevrolet Corvette featured a brand-new engine. The base engine was the L98 350-cubic-inch V8, rated at 230 horsepower. Even though horsepower improved, fuel economy got better as well; a new Bosch fuel injection system made the engine more efficient than ever. This engine would remain standard for the following 7 model years.

The suspension was also softened slightly for 1985. Other than the engine and suspension, the car was very similar to the popular 1984 model, and the aerodynamic look continued to receive near-universal accolades. Some say '85 Corvettes have problems with mass air flow, though.


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No Spark In 1985 Corvette. How To Find Faulty Part?

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