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C3 1981 Coupe Corvette Statistics



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Total Production: 40,606  
Wheel Base: 98.00"
Track, Front: 58.70"
Track, Rear: 59.50"
Height: 48.00"
Length: 185.30"
Width: 69.00"
Curb Weight: 3,307.00 lbs.
Tire Size: P225/70R15  
Plant Built: St. Louis-Bowling Green  
Serial Range: 1G1AY8764BS400001 through 1G1AY8764BS431611 (St. Louis)
1G1AY8764B5100002 through 1G1AY8764B5108995 (Bowling Green)  
Base Engine: 350ci V8 190hp  

Options for Model Year 1981, Coupe:

* = Option price during model year
** = Option price adjusted for inflation, in 2018 dollars
Code Description Quantity 1981* 2018**
1YY87  Base Corvette Sport Coupe  40,606  $16,259  $45,007 
A42  Power Driver Seat  29,200  $183  $507 
AU3  Power Door Locks  36,322  $145  $401 
C49  Rear Window Defroster  36,893  $119  $329 
CC1  Removable Glass Roof Panels  29,095  $414  $1,146 
D84  Two Tone Paint  5,352  $399  $1,105 
DG7  Electric Sport Mirrors  13,567  $117  $324 
F51  Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers  1,128  $37  $102 
FE7  Gymkhana Suspension  7,803  $57  $158 
G92  Performance Axle Ratio  2,400  $20  $55 
K35  Cruise Control  32,522  $155  $429 
MM4  4 Speed Manual Transmission  5,757  $0 
N90  Aluminum Wheels (4)  36,485  $428  $1,185 
QGR  White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/70R15  21,939  $72  $199 
QXH  White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/60R15  18,004  $492  $1,362 
U58  AM-FM Radio Stereo  5,145  $95  $263 
U75  Power Antenna  32,903  $55  $152 
UL5  Radio Delete  315  -$118  -$327 
UM4  AM/FM Radio Stereo 8 Track  8,262  $386  $1,069 
UM5  AM/FM Radio Stereo With 8 Track And CB  792  $712  $1,971 
UN5  AM/FM Radio Stereo With Cassette And CB  2,349  $750  $2,076 
UN6  AM/FM Radio Stereo With Cassette  22,892  $423  $1,171 
V54  Roof Panel Carrier  3,303  $135  $374 
YF5  California Emissions Certification  4,951  $46  $127 
ZN1  Trailer Package  916  $110  $305 

Colors for Model Year 1981, Coupe:

Code Description Quantity Additonal Charge
06  Mahogany Metallic (St. Louis)  1,092  n/a 
10  White (St. Louis)  6,387  n/a 
13  Silver Metallic (St. Louis)  2,590  n/a 
19  Black (St. Louis)  4,712  n/a 
24  Bright Blue Metallic (St. Louis)  n/a 
28  Dark Blue Metallic (St. Louis)  2,522  n/a 
33  Silver Metallic (Bowling Green)  3,369  n/a 
33/38  Silver/Dark Blue (Bowling Green)  n/a  n/a 
33/39  Silver/Charcoal (Bowling Green)  n/a  n/a 
38  Dark Blue Metallic (Bowling Green)  496  n/a 
39  Charcoal Metallic (Bowling Green)  613  n/a 
50  Beige (Bowling Green)  2,239  n/a 
50/74  Beige/Dark Bronze (Bowling Green)  n/a  n/a 
52  Yellow (St. Louis)  1,031  n/a 
59  Beige (St. Louis)  3,842  n/a 
74  Dark Bronze (Bowling Green)  432  n/a 
75  Red (St. Louis)  4,310  n/a 
79  Maroon Metallic (St. Louis)  1,618  n/a 
80  Autumn Red (Bowling Green)  1,505  n/a 
80/98  Autumn Red/Dark Claret (Bowling Green)  n/a  n/a 
84  Charcoal Metallic (St. Louis)  3,485  n/a 
98  Dark Claret Metallic (Bowling Green)  n/a  n/a