How much is a 1989 Corvette?
1989 Chevrolet Corvette Retail Prices
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Is a 1989 Corvette fast?
With the L98 5.7-liter engine, acceleration to 60 mph takes 6.6 seconds, and the quarter-mile marker rushes past in 14.8 sec at 96.5 mph. The 0-60 number seems slow, probably because the 2-3 shift has to be made prior to reaching 60 mph; the last Corvette tested reached that speed in 2nd gear.
Is the 1989 Corvette a street car?
Yet the street version of Corvette is one of the world’s most refined grand touring automobiles, as composed on the interstate (or autobahn) as it is aggressive in wheel-to-wheel competition. Exterior Design: The 1989 Coupe is unmistakably Corvette, from the dramatic sweep of the hood to the wraparound rear glass.
What happened to the rim on a 1989 Corvette?
Defect in 1989 Corvette aluminum rims causing warping/damage to the lip of the rim during normal driving conditions, often at speeds of less than 40 miles per hour. Multiple cases have been reported of rims being warped simultaneously during vehicle operation, resulting in a bad shimmy between 35-55 miles per hour.
What kind of steering does a 1989 Corvette have?
The specifications also include power rack-and-pinion steering, an aircraft-inspired “uniframe” and unidirectional Goodyear Eagle ZR40-series 17” tires. For 1989, Corvette performance is enhanced with standard Delco/Bilstein gas-charged shocks and fast-ration steering (13:1).
What went wrong with the 1989 Corvette rack and pinion?
The rack and pinion unit on the 1989 Corvette is prone to failure. The rear tie rod assembly is known to fail due either to design or the material used during manufacturing. In either case, the rear tie rod breaks, causing the right rear wheel to pull the car off road to the right.