1998 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
The Corvette crossed flag logo originally started out by using an
American Flag, crossed with a checkered flag. Federal law prohibits
the use of the flag in any advertising, so they had to come up with
another flag. Chevrolet being of French origin, they decided to use
the French symbol for peace, the Fleur-de-lis, with the checkered
flag. Over the years it has gone through many iterations, but the
basic principles still exist.
For consignment, here at Classic Auto Mall is a 1998 Corvette
convertible. With over 40 plus Corvette models here representing
nearly every year, this is the only 1998 model in our vast
inventory! A nice clean 2 owner example, with 33,818 original
miles, a beautiful white exterior, pristine canvas convertible top
in matching white and a red and black leather interior, it was
played with then neatly put away for the next time, not unlike a
Near perfect Arctic White fiberglass is draped over the
high-performance chassis of this car. Hidden headlights, and
integrated bumpers provide the aero package that can whisk you down
the highway with just a touch of the throttle. A white canvas
convertible top, which functions flawlessly is in very nice
condition, and has a clear glass rear window. This style Corvette
wins the award for best rear styling with the round embedded
taillights and the quad exhaust piercing out the center of the
integrated rear bumper. 17" 5-spoke polished wheels are upfront and
18" in the rear and are shod in staggered width rubber, and as a
bonus the original wheels are included with the purchase.
A swing of the doors and we have excellent black covering the door
panels which include a large Bose speaker which is one of many
within the driver's compartment. Power windows, mirrors, locks and
seats with 2 memory positions are present. Speaking of the seats
they are red leather and show a beautiful patina with some slight
folds which give them character. These are high back tuck and roll
buckets, and they grab you when you sit down. An AM/FM/CD player is
inset into the dash and surrounds you with a wonderful Bose sound.
The instrument cluster is very clean and contains a series of round
analog gauges staring at you to keep you informed of the vitals.
Red carpet is on the floors and is in good condition with no
stains. Moving behind the seats is a small stowage area that can
serve to hold your items when the top is up and holds the manual
folding top when in the lowered position. A shout out to the trunk
which shows the original interior color of gray.
A 5.7 Liter 345hp sequential fuel injected V8 is under the hood and
is extremely clean. This is connected to a 4L60E 4-speed overdrive
automatic transmission. A traction control system has been added in
from the factory and the rear axle ratio weighs in at a 2.73
limited slip ratio.
Showroom would best describe this undercarriage, with no drips even
nearly present, which would lead us to believe this car was seldom
if ever driven in bad weather, including a rain shower. C5 Corvette
suspension is on all 4 corners, which consists of an independent
SLA system with forged aluminum control arms and a transverse leaf
spring in the front and for the rear an independent 5 link
arrangement with another transverse leaf spring. Factory dual
exhaust is on with upgraded Borla mufflers for the exhale. Just
I slipped in and enjoyed the comfortable retina searing red leather
and cranked up the awesome stereo before turning the engine over.
Finally, I did, and it kicked right over, idled smooth as silk, and
with the stereo on I barely knew it was running. Popping it into D
it smoothly accelerated and just kept going. Has plenty of power
and handles like it's on rails. Needless to say, I was glad I
fastened my seat belt, mostly because I did not want to listen to
the constant nagging from my dear beloved crack decoder that I was
Super low mileage, and plenty of TLC would sum this "Vette" up.
Tons of power conveniences, a color change for the interior and
everything adjustable to get it just right for any driver. Good
power, and awesome handling. What more could one want?
3-2 Door Convertible
2-Manual Belts, Front Air Bags
G-346ci V8 345hp
5-Bowling Green, KY Assy Plant
110815-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.