C4 (1984-96)

The Quest 1

The Quest

Dad planted the Corvette seed in 1967, then provided the needed words of encouragement to get his son to pull the trigger 44 years later.

Fourth-Gen Convert 1

Fourth-Gen Convert

More of a C3 guy at heart, Ralph Martino didn’t plan on buying a new C4 back in 1987—yet, 25 years later, it remains one of his prized possessions.

Turbo Time 1

Turbo Time

From 1987 to 1991, Chevrolet sold turbocharged Corvettes. It didn’t build the engines, however; that work was done by Callaway Cars.

C4 Seduction 0

C4 Seduction

A regular Corvette Magazine contributor goes in search of a used C5 or C6 but ends up buying a C4—a Competition Yellow 1990 coupe, which he scored for $6,000.

Low Down 1

Low Down

Does the fourth-generation ZR-1 deserve more respect than it currently garners? We examine one ownership experience to help find out.

A Category of One 1

A Category of One

We can only think of a single car model built in honor of a dealer: the 1986 Malcolm Konner Commemorative Edition Corvette.

Unfinished Business 1

Unfinished Business

When this ’91 Corvette was passed from one family member to another, it was clear what needed to be done.

Four Score 1

Four Score

Michael Lamm recalls how a series of new ideas and untested technologies developed into the first fully modern Corvette.

Life is Grand 1

Life is Grand

It took Sam Rivera a decade to acquire the car of his dreams. He thinks it was worth it.

The Last Hurrah 1

The Last Hurrah

Paul Zazarine remembers what started—and finished—the mighty ZR1.

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