1978 Chevrolet Corvette for sale 100998145
1978 Chevrolet Corvette
$16,980
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1978 Chevrolet Corvette

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Classic Car Overview

L-48 350 CI V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission

Beautiful professional restoration! The pictures do not lie.

1978 was the Corvettes twenty fifth anniversary, and all 78s featured silver anniversary nose and fuel door emblems. A new fastback rear window was the most dramatic and noticeable styling change, giving the ten-year-old C3 Corvette body style a fresh lease on life. The fixed-glass fastback benefited both aerodynamics and increased the usable luggage space behind the seats while improving rearward visibility in the bargain. The tachometer and speedometer were redesigned to match the new “aircraft styled” center console and gauge cluster first seen the previous year.

Before he retired, Bill Mitchell had suggested a Silver Anniversary model in his favorite color-silver, appropriately enough-and it appeared as the $399 B2Z option package. The first two-tone paint option offered since 1961, it presented silver over a gray lower body with a separating pinstripe.

Reviewers praised the cars classic strengths including its impressive straight-line numbers, especially an L48/automatics 7.8 second 0-60 time and top speed of 123 mph (198 km/h), and noted its more refined, less rattling ride.

This vehicle is located at Atomic Motors Classic Car Sales and Restorations in Henderson, NV just 20 mins from the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. Come down and see us or call at 702-826-3811 or 702-556-0888. We are on-line at www.atomicmotors.net where you can see more pics and information.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    1Z87L8S427698
  • Classic Car ID
    100998145
  • Stock Number
    C0297
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • Condition
    N/A
  • Mileage
    38,006 miles
  • Engine
    N/A
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    N/A
  • Exterior Color
    SILVER
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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