Base Corvette Sport Coupe (1YZ37) -  The base price of the 1976 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.

Custom Interior ( --- ) - Optional interior trim upgrade that included a number of custom modifications to the base interior.

Power Windows (A31) - Factory installed power driver and passenger windows.

Rear Window Defroster (C49) - An optional rear window forced air defogger.

Air Conditioning (C60) - Factory installed four-season air-conditioning.

Gymkhana Suspension (FE7) - An optional, heavier-duty suspension system for higher levels of performance.

Optional Rear Axle Ratio  - Rear axle ratio selection.

Power Brakes (J50) - Vacuum power assisted brakes; includes dual circuit master cylinder.

350ci, 210hp Engine (L82) - Optional higher-output, small block V-8 engine.

4-Speed Manual Transmission, Close Ratio (M21) - A close ratio version of the M20 Muncie 4-speed manual transmission.

Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission (M40) - An optional, three-speed automatic transmission.

Tilt Telescopic Steering Column (N37) - An optional, adjustable steering column and tilt-angle adjustable steering wheel.

Power Steering (N41) - Hydraulically assisted power steering.

White Stripe Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15 (QRM) - Standard size tires with a special 3/8"  wide white sidewall stripes.

White Letter Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15 (QRZ) - Standard size tires with special raised white lettering.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo (U58) - A standard/stock dealer installed Corvette radio.

AM-FM Radio (U69) - A standard/stock dealer installed Corvette radio.

Heavy Duty Battery (UA1) - Optional, heavier-duty battery with increased cranking amps/capability.

Map Light (on rearview mirror) (UF1) - Light mounted on inside rearview mirror.

California Emission Test (YF5) - An assembly line emissions test to conform with California registration requirements.

Aluminum Wheels (4) (YJ8) - Included four aluminum wheels and a conventional steel spare.

NOTES:



1976 CORVETTE BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
Location:

Example:








A01 - Body build date code.
A - Designates the Month (See Chart Below).
A - Aug., 1975B - Sep., 1975C - Oct., 1975D - Nov., 1975E - Dec., 1975F - Jan., 1976
G - Feb., 1976H - Mar., 1976 I - Apr., 1976 J - May, 1976 K - June, 1976 L - Jul., 1976
M - Aug., 1976
01 - Designates the Day of the Month.
19V - Interior Trim code. 19V - Black (Vinyl)
(Refer to the Interior Color Codes section of the 1976 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Trim codes.)
10L - Exterior Color Code. 10 - Classic White
         (Refer to the Color Codes section of the 1976 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all exterior color codes.)
C3 --
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1976 CORVETTE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)
1Z37L6S400001 - 1Z37L6S446558 (Corvette Coupe)

1 (First Digit) - Make/Manufacturer.  1 - Chevrolet
Z (Second Digit) - Model series.  Z - Corvette
37 (Third and Fourth Digits).  37- Corvette Coupe
L (Fifth Digit) - Engine type.  L - Base Engine / X - L82 Engine
6 (Sixth Digit) - Model Year.  6 - 1976
S (Seventh Digit) - Vehicle Assembly Location. S - St. Louis, Missouri
4XXXXX (Eighth thru Thirteenth Digits) - Plant Sequence Numbers. 

VIN PLATE
1975 Corvette VIN Plate Location
Figure 1
1976 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:
1YZ37
---
A31
C49
C60
FE7
---
J50
L82
M21
M40
N37
N41
QRM
QRZ
U58
U69
UA1
UF1
YF5
YJ8
DESCRIPTION:
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Custom Interior Trim
Power Windows
Rear Window Defogger
Air Conditioning
Gymkhana Suspension
Optional Rear Axle Ratios
Power Brakes
350ci, 210hp Engine
4-Speed Manual Trans, Close Ratio
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
Tilt Telescopic Steering Column
Power Steering
White Stripe Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15
White Letter Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15
AM-FM Radio, stereo
AM-FM Radio
Heavy Duty Battery
Map Light (on rearview mirror)
California Emission Test
Aluminum Wheels (4)
QUANTITY:
46,558
36,762
38,700
24,960
40,787
5,368
1,371
46,558
5,720
2,088
36,625
41,797
46,385
3,992
39,923
34,272
11,083
25,909
35,361
3,527
6,253
RETAIL PRICE:
$7,604.85
$164.00
$107.00
$78.00
$523.00
$35.00
$13.00
$59.00
$481.00
$0.00
$0.00
$95.00
$151.00
$37.00
$51.00
$281.00
$187.00
$16.00
$10.00
$50.00
$299.00
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