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Joliet, Illinois
United States

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1986 Chevrolet Corvette pace car


2006 Lincoln LS


Photo of: 1986 Chevrolet Corvette
Photo of: 2006 Lincoln LS

No longer owned


Head to Head


About “pace”

1986 chevy corvette / pace car
pace car only made 7315, was FIBERGLASS FACT:In 1986 Corvette was chosen to pace the Indianapolis 500 and all 1986 Corvette convertibles received pace car replica status.
The convertible returned to the Corvette line late in the 1986 model year.
This was excellent news and fans of America's sports car were too enthused to wonder why it had been gone for ten years. Open air motoring carried a significant price increase however.
The convertible was a $5,000 premium over the coupe and at $32,032 it cracked the $30,000 price point by a significant amount.

Corvettes have always been prime targets for car thiefs, so a novel anti-theft system was introduced for the 1986 'vette. Embedded in each key was an electrical resistor whose value acted like a code. If the car did not read the correct code, starting was disabled and a built in delay prevented a restart attempt for two minutes.

About “LS”

This is my dad's private car. I have only driven it three or four times but its extremeky powerful and quick for its class. Its all black with 5 start chrome rims. All stock but really nice. 45890 miles.


Specs for “pace”

engine ; 5.7 [ 350 ] v8 with tuned - port fuel injection
block; cast iron
bore; 4.00'' stroke; 3.48''
horsepower ; 230 net @ 4,000 RPM
torque 330 lb - ft @3,200 RPM
fuel tank 20 gallons

standard 4 - speed automatic with overdrive and
high stalltorque converter
1st; 3.06;1 / 2nd;1.63;1 / 3rd 1.00;1 / 4th 0.70;1
¼ mile: 14.5 seconds @ 95 MPH
0 to 60 MPH: 6 seconds
Weight: 3,266 lbs.

Top Speed: 144 MPH
Fuel consumption: 14 MPG

Specs for “LS”

405 HP
Top speed of 175


Factory Options for “pace”

Power Driver Seat 33,983 (96.79%) $225
Sports Seats, leather 13,372 (38.09%) $1,025
Power Door Locks 34,215 (97.45%) $175
Radiator Booster Fan 8,216 (23.40%) $75
Electronic Air Conditioning Control 16,646 (47.41%) $150
Delco-Bilstein Shock Absorbers 5,521 (15.73%) $189
Cruise Control 34,197 (97.40%) $185
Engine Oil Cooler 7,394 (21.06%) $110
Stereo System, Delco-Bose 32,478 (92.51%) $895
Heavy-Duty Radiator 10,423 (29.69%) $40
Bright Red 9,466 (26.96%) Graphite
Soft Top BLACK

Factory Options for “LS”

3,934 cc 3.9 liters 8 V front engine with 86 mm bore, 85 mm stroke, 10.8 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and four valves per cylinder 99A
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 9.8
Multi-point injection fuel system
Main 68 liter premium unleaded fuel tank


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