What is the difference in a 87 corvette and a 87 c4 corvette?

Asked by Feb 04, 2010 at 10:34 PM about the 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWD

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What is the difference in a 87 corvette and a 87 c4 corvette? Are the hood and other body parts interchangable?

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A 1987 Corvette is a C4-generation Corvette. C4 just means it is of the model years 1984-1996. (There were 1983 Corvettes made, and they were of the C4 style, but were never sold to the public.)


c stands for corvette, 4 stands for 4th generation. there are currently 6 generations. you can just say c1, c2 ,c3, c4, c5, c6 to narrow down what gen vette your talking about within the corvette comunity c1- 53-62 c2- 63-67 c3- 68-82 c4- 83-96 c5- 97-05 c6- 06- so saying a 87 c4 corvette is just redundant.


c4 84-96 typo. no sold 83, about 40 were made all destroyed cept one in the national corvette muesam. quality issues and changing the plant over were main reasons.


They are the same car no diffrence ?


An 87 Corvette is the SAME car as thre 87 C4- the C4 is the designation of the Class or design coding

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