1996 Corvette Standard and Optional Features

Below is a listing of the standard and optional features of the 1996 Corvette LT1, Collector Edition and Grand Sport.

Note:  All information and pictures on this page are courtesy of GM Media Archives. Rev. 09/25/1995

  Corvette Convertible Corvette Coupe Collector Edition Grand Sport
Acceleration Slip Regulation
(traction control)
Air Bag - Driver and Front Passenger S S S S
Air Conditioning - with R-134a S S S S
Air Conditioning - Electronic, with R-134a O O O O
Brakes - 4-Wheel Disc Anti-Lock S S S S
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock S1 S1 S1 NA
Door Locks - Power S S S S
Engine - 5.7 Liter with SFI (LT1) S S S NA
Engine- 5.7 Liter with SFI (LT4) O O O O2
Ignition System - Distributorless Opti-Spark S S S S
Keyless Entry - Passive S S S S
Low-Oil-Level Indicator S S S S
Low-Tire-Pressure Warning System O O O O
Paint - Base-Coat/Clear Coat S S S S
Scotchgard Fabric Protector on Carpeting S S S S
Seats - Bucket, Leather Seating Surface S S NA NA
Seats - Sport Bucket, Leather Seating Surface O3 O3 S S
Seats - Power, Driver O O S S
Seats - Power, passenger (req. power driver seat) O O S S
Spare Tire Delete* O O O O3
Stereo - AM/FM w/Cassette Tape Player S S S S
Stereo - Delco/Bose w/Cassette Tape Player O O O O
Stereo - Delco/Bose w/Cassette Tape Player and CD Player O O O O
Suspension - Independent Front and Rear S S S S
Suspension - Performance Handling Package NA O3 O3 O3
Theft Deterrent System - PASS-Key II S S S S
Tires - P255/45ZR-17 Blackwall (Front) S S S S4
Tires - P275/40ZR-17 Blackwall (Front) O+ O+ O+ S5
Tires - P285/40ZR-17 Blackwall (Rear) S S S S4
Tires - P315/35ZR-17 Blackwall (Rear) NA NA NA S5
Tires - Extended Mobility O O O O3
Transmission - 4-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic S S S NA
Transmission- 6-Speed Manual O6* O6* O6* S
Windows - Power w/Driver's Express-Down Feature S S S S
S - Standard. O - Optional (some options may only be available as part of a Preferred Equipment Group. See your Order Guide for details). NA - Not available. 1 - Automatic Transmission only. *2 - The LT4 engine is a required option available at extra cost with the Grand Sport. 3 - Requires power seating option. 4 - Convertible only. 5 - Coupe only. 6 - NA with LT1 engine. *Requires optional Extended Mobility tires and low tire pressure warning. Not available with Performance Handling Package. +Part of Performance Handling Package.

*  Although this is a GM Media press releases, some corrections and clarifications should be made as follows:

  1. The 6-speed manual transmission was only offered with the LT4 engine. It was not an option with the LT1 engine.
  2. The LT4 addition was a required part of the Grand Sport package but was not an extra cost over the Grand Sport package.