1990 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

1990 Chevrolet Corvette Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 23 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 11 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"beautiful car" 4 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews

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Stuart writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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Looks great, extremely fun to drive, super fast!

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Really tight engine compartment wich makes it a pain to work on.

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Little Red Corvette — Love my car!... HATE her previous owner. She used to drive really well but the idiot before me tried to put BOSCH quad tip platinum spark plugs in her and stripped out the #8 cylinder, which caused metal to get between the piston and cylinder and so now a rebuild is required! Other than that the car is perfect!!! Gas mileage is about 26/gal. on the highway. Paid 8 Grand for her 2 years ago.

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Ryan writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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Power on tap, it had a Jasper Class 1 performance 300hp motor.. L98 TPI based. But all that low-end, tire burning torque was very nice!! Also the color, handling, seating.. all very nice.

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Gas, Gas, Gas.. it was the motor and tuning.. but 12mpg city is rapage!! Poor electronics.. hard to get in and out of the car.

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Great Car, But It Was Poorly Takin Care Off By Previous Owner. — My old vette was beautiful, rare factory Steel Blue Metallic paint. Only downside.. it was 18 years old, and the previous owner did NOT take care of it as it should have been. Otherwise it would have been an excellent automobile. It ran great mechanically after I invested alot of $$$ into the neglected maintaince of the car. Changed and flushed all fluids.. etc. The only unreliable componet of these cars is the electrical system. GM has always made the vette with the most up-to-date high tech toys. Unfortunatly, sometimes these toys were still in "beta" testing. They go out easy and are extremely difficult to diagnose and repair.

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matador writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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I Just Got The Car And Love It Already — This car has what I alwyas wanted, stamina, sound and exquisite interior, a marvelous exterior and rich color

Owner for 0 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:200

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pmusgerg writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review
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4

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Lots of power. Fun to drive. Great color combo. Love the LT5 motor. Bullet proof.

Cons

Parts getting a little hard to come by but still available.

pmusgerg
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Fun Ride. — The ZR1 is a classic in Corvette history. With just under 7,000 produced from 1990-1995 they are the first real "race car" from Chevrolet. With the engine by Lotus, suspension by Bilstein, and sound by Bose, they were a magnificent engineering achievement. The saying went "life begins at 180mph". 11" rears, six speed, and an adjustable ride make the car a lot of fun to drive. Very visceral when compared to newer Vettes. Got rid of my C5's and C6's and kept just this one.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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sethjgreenberg writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review
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5

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tight handeling 375 hp .motor just broke in

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not good on bumpy roads stiff suspension

sethjgreenberg
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American Icon — sweet 1990 vett zr1 garage shape, excellent, , top comes off easy for convertible look, motor only 63000 miles , just broke in, 375 hp , , only driven on holidays and weekends for a pleasure cruse, handling awesome, fun car to drive, all stock, , sucks in the rain, but plenty of dry road excitement. handles like a dream on fast , long turns, smooth shifting, with all the style a vette has, a better feel than a European sport coupe

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Barry writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Review
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4

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Timeless good looks, good mileage and kick-ass performance

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Not a commuter car, not for "granny"

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$ 14,000 — Loved this car from the start but wished it would run like my 1964 327 300hp stingray. Well now it does, after the performance work done by West Coast Corvette. Estimate the HP has improved from 245 to 350-365 and should run with a ZR.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Dwight writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review
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See above

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See above

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Corvette Zr-1, Heavily Modified — It rocks! Loud, fast, stinks of exhaust, what isn't to like? This car has a 415 cid motor with big valves and long duration cams, studded bottom end, port/polish of heads, siamese of plenum, headers, wide open exhaust! Interior is stock, exterior sports lowered suspension with coil over shocks, 49th street rocker panels. Car is red, interior is saddle.

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Joyce writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review
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Its a hot car to cruise the strip

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Only one other person can ride with me

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This Is My Dream Car!!! — Meet Delane. 350 small block engine. Pretty much everything under the hood is new. New carpet. New seats. American Racing Rims.

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Tom writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review
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fast, fun, mean, sexy, exciting

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common look, screw down top

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1990 Corvette Zr-1 — I owned a 1984 Cross Fire Corvette at the time and I switched over to this one darn near the same body but the drive and the power difference blew me away I will keep this car for as long as I live. I remeber seeing this car in the magizines and once in a very moment to see on the road. One might say its just a Corvette and I will tell you no. Its a ZR-1

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RRT writes:
1990 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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Just Bought It Like It So Far — Just bought it last month. The horn didnt work, and when I had it repaired, now the air bag, and seat belt light stays on when you start it. They say it does not have the original air bag, and diagnotic codes in the service manual wont work in the DERM, also GM no longer has the codes for this old of model only 96 and newer, so can anyone help as to where copies of the codes for this model can be found, no one seems to know. Thank you so much.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

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