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1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4

This was the last year for the ZR-1 performance package. Since 1990, the Corvette had been transformed by the addition of the ZR1 Special Performance Package. Despite its exceptional performance and perennial rave reviews by the motoring press, sales had been disappointing. After selling just 448 units for the third year in a row down from a peak first year of over 3,000, Chevrolet decided to cease production of the ZR1 after 1995.

The ZR1 was given special rear bodywork to accommodate the Goodyear Z-rated P315/35ZR17 tires, the largest ever seen on the Corvette. Its LT5 engine was jointly designed by Lotus and Chevrolet and delivered 405 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque in its final 1995 configuration. A production model set seven world speed records, the most notable being a 24-hour endurance run that averaged 175.8 mph and recorded more than 4,200 miles. The ZR1 package included power driver and passenger sport seats, electronic Selective Ride and Handling, electronic air conditioning, Low Tire Pressure Warning System, Deco-Bose stereo with CD player, and a specially laminated 'solar' windshield. This, the pinnacle of the 4th generation Corvette, had an MSRP of nearly $70,000.

During this year, it was once again the Official Indianapolis 500 Pace car. An honor it was last bestowed in 1987, the same year the Convertible option was re-introduced, after being absent since 1975.

There were minor styling enhancements; the most noticeable change was the revised grill panel design.

The production total for the 1995 model year was 20,742 which 15,771 were coupes including 448 ZR1s and 4971 were convertibles.


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1995 Vehicle Profiles

1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 vehicle information

ZR1 Hatchback Coupe

Chassis Num: 1G1YZ22J7S5800433

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1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 vehicle information

ZR1 Hatchback Coupe

Chassis Num: 1G1YZ22J0S5800208

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1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 vehicle information

ZR1 Hatchback Coupe

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1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 vehicle information

Hatchback Coupe

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1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 vehicle information

Hatchback Coupe

Chassis Num: 1G1YY22P8S5105739

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ZR1 Hatchback Coupe
Chassis #: 1G1YZ22J7S5800433 
ZR1 Hatchback Coupe
Chassis #: 1G1YZ22J0S5800208 
ZR1 Hatchback Coupe
 
Hatchback Coupe
 
Hatchback Coupe
Chassis #: 1G1YY22P8S5105739 

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Price Comparison

1995 Corvette C4
$68,000-$890,000
1995 Chevrolet Corvette C4 Price Range: $36,185 - $68,000

$14,280 - $23,090
$20,300 - $22,800

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Chevrolet
2000Ford (965,029)Pontiac (573,805)Chevrolet (547,294)547,294
1999Ford (918,040)Honda (733,878)Chevrolet (609,100)609,100
1998Ford (878,405)Honda (751,032)Chevrolet (561,218)561,218
1997Ford (913,440)Honda (722,431)Chevrolet (650,820)650,820
1996Ford (1,036,048)Honda (680,711)Pontiac (541,844)537,711
1995Ford (1,012,818)Chevrolet (665,955)Honda (643,336)665,955
1994Ford (1,220,512)Chevrolet (651,647)Honda (650,105)651,647
1993Ford (1,026,338)Chevrolet (692,116)Honda (608,149)692,116
1992Ford (922,488)Honda (648,745)Chevrolet (647,227)647,227
1991Honda (659,659)Oldsmobile (474,837)Nissan (405,147)
1990Ford (912,466)Chevrolet (785,918)Pontiac (641,820)785,918

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