One-Owner 4k-Mile 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

We are pleased to offer this 1990 Chevrolet C4 Corvette ZR-1.  Introduced at the 1989 Geneva Motor Show, the Corvette ZR-1 was one of the most highly acclaimed sports cars of its day featuring a selective ride control suspension, 6-speed ZF transmission, and a special aluminum-block 5.7L V8 developed in collaboration with Lotus.  This 1990 example was sold new from Soundview Chevrolet of New York finished in Black over a Gray leather interior with adjustable sport bucket seats.  Accompanied by its original books and window sticker, this launch-year ZR-1 is now being offered for auction out of New York showing just under 5k miles on the odometer.

This Corvette was ordered in nonmetallic Black and comes with both a solid and transparent removable hardtop. Compared to a standard Corvette, the ZR-1 was equipped with a wider tail section, rectangular taillights, a new convex rear fascia, and different doors to accommodate the wider rear track and oversize 315/35 tires.  The 17” aluminum wheels measure 9.5” wide in front, 11” wide in the rear, and come dressed in Goodyear Eagle tires.  Detailed images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.

Inside, the cabin is trimmed in Gray leather with matching carpets and features 6-way adjustable sport bucket seats.  The ZR-1 also comes standard with solar glass, a premium Delco Bose Gold Series sound system, heated outer mirrors, remote rear hatch release, power locks, power windows, and electronic speed control.  This example was also optioned with electronic air conditioning.  The cabin remains true to its original appearance and its condition is depicted in the photo gallery.

For the ZR-1 model, GM enlisted the help of Lotus to design the 5.7L LT5 V8.  This all-aluminum 32-valve DOHC engine features Nikasil-coated cylinders, tuned port injection, a unique two-valve induction system, and delivers up to 375 HP to the rear wheels through a 6-speed ZF manual transmission.  The ZR-1 Performance Package also adds larger brakes, a high-capacity cooling system, and the FX3 selective ride control suspension which offers variable damping settings for different drive modes.  Media tests found the ZR-1 capable of accelerating from 0-60 MPH in just over 4 seconds on its way to a top speed of 175 MPH. The car has been in storage for many years and the seller reports it starts, runs, and drives well.

This sale will include the original window sticker, owner’s manuals, sales documents, and a clean title.  CARFAX shows a vehicle purchase reported in January of 2012 and the mileage recorded at this time is believed to be erroneous. An excellent investment and collecting opportunity, this beautifully preserved ZR-1 is not to be missed. The seller will be donating the proceeds from this sale to The Research Charitable Land Conservation Trust which is an organization that owns and maintains a 125 acre preserve waterfront on 2 harbors located in Cove Neck, NY.

Auction Results

  • Sold for: $36,000
  • Auction End: 2022-01-28 15:35:43+00:00
  • Number of Offers: 1
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Comments (36)

  • Offer from Manhasset, NY (11030) 3 months, 2 weeksago

    Sold for $36,000

  • $36,000 offer from Manhasset, NY (11030) 3 months, 2 weeksago

    Offer in the amount of $36,000

  • Olditaly 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $32,001

  • JB811 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $31,500

  • Olditaly 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $31,000

  • JB811 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $30,000

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $28,250

  • Olditaly 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $28,000

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $27,250

  • Olditaly 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $27,000

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $26,250

  • Olditaly 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $26,000

  • diamondmotorworks 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $24,250

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $24,000

  • diamondmotorworks 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $23,500

  • EUROsellinc (seller) 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Hi everyone and thank you for the bids so far. Pcarmarket has updated the listing to reflect this, the original owner of the car has decided to donate the proceeds from this sale to The Research Charitable Land Conservation Trust which is an organization that owns and maintains a 125 acre preserve waterfront on 2 harbors located in Cove Neck, NY.

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $23,250

  • Lendou 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $23,000

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $20,750

  • diamondmotorworks 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $20,500

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $20,250

  • Yags (registered bidder) 3 months, 3 weeksago

    @EUROsellinc I appreciate the full disclosure on these items, there is a fairly cheap fix for the lumber pumps. The selective ride control is another issue and can be quite costly and hard to find parts for. They make replacement Bose speakers and a couple of services can rebuild them so that is not a big issue. A new buyer should budget $5K for these items and replacement of the tires, all of the weather stripping which is probably dried out.

  • EUROsellinc (seller) 3 months, 3 weeksago

    @Yags hi tags, appears the lumbar isn't working and neither is the selective drive/speakers. Please bear in mind that this car has been sitting for many years. It could be something as simple as a fuse or something. Want to represent the car as honestly as possible. It is a true time capsule with incredibly low mileage and with a small investment is an investment grade car. I hope this helps.

  • collectorcarschicago 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $20,000

  • EUROsellinc (seller) 3 months, 3 weeksago

    @Yags , will confirm and circle back shortly. Thanks for the bid!

  • Yags (registered bidder) 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Love the Black with gray combo. Can you please confirm is the Selective ride control works, all speakers are working and the lumber pumps on both seats are working?

  • Yags 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $16,022

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $15,000

  • Yags 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $8,022

  • Yman677 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $7,000

  • Yags 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $6,022

  • Lendou 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $5,000

  • ramonfc 3 months, 3 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $2,000

  • EUROsellinc (seller) 3 months, 4 weeksago

    @Adama4ld hello and thank you for the interest. You are correct, the tires are from 2007 and will need to be replaced. The seller prefers to sell it AS-IS and let the next owner make the decision what brand to install etc. He is an older man, and the original owner of many low mile cars that have been in his possession since day one so it is a nice opportunity for the next owner. It is also available for inspection at PCARMARKET headquarters prior to auction end if you wish.

  • Adama4ld (registered bidder) 3 months, 4 weeksago

    Hi EUROSELLinc. I see the tires have quite a bit of age to them. Will these be replaced before the car changes hands? Thanks.

  • Lendou 3 months, 4 weeksago

    Bid in the amount of $1,000

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One-Owner 4k-Mile 1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
Final offer: $36,000
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