It was the sports car for which Corvette fans had been waiting 11 years. No, not the mid-engine C8 or its just-revealed drop-top sibling. Folks stood by much longer for those. Nevertheless, when the cover came off the highly anticipated 1986 Chevrolet Corvette convertible three decades ago—the first drop-top ’Vette since 1975—it was a very big deal.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/10/03/1986-corvette-convertible-was-a-big-deal