Owning a classic car can be quite a daunting task. Sure, you might love those weekend drives but what happens if the car breaks down and you can't seem to source the right part for your beloved car. Days turn into months and many weekend drives are forsaken thanks to a simple component that could not be found. With the car we have today you would not have the trouble of sourcing parts due to its popularity. Up for sale, today is a lovely 1978 Chevrolet Corvette. Located in New York and with just a reported 54,100 miles on the clock, this wonderful example of a C3 Corvette can serve as your weekend drive minus the troubles of owning a classic car, as parts are plentiful owing to the strong enthusiast community.
1978 marked the 25th anniversary of the Corvette name and this meant a few styling changes were in order to refresh the C3 Corvette. Amongst the changes were the introduction of a two-tone paint job, whilst this car doesn't have the original black and silver exterior paint it does sport a custom black and gold two-tone exterior which makes it special in its own way. It also brings out the T Top feature of this car well. There is a rear window defogger in case of poor visibility on those cold and damp days. This C3 Corvette further stands out with a set of custom wheels that pay close resemblance to a set of Fuchs alloy wheels. The wheels are black in color with the Corvette insignia on the center cups. Corvettes have always had some great interior layouts over the years and this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette is no different. The interior is black in color with the seats and other interior components being original and in really great shape. The 1978 model year saw the aircraft styled dashboard making a return. This vehicle's dashboard with all its gauges and clusters are in amazing condition, you even get the original steering wheel which adds to this car's originality factor. Also present on the aircraft styled dashboard is a JVC stereo neatly blends into the dashboard and ensures those good old tunes are done justice whilst on a drive.
Whilst originality is key in classics it does not hurt to push your car's performance just a little bit using the right components. This 1978 Chevrolet Corvette with its 350ci V8 engine is original and is a powertrain that could be tweaked to squeeze out a bit more performance if you desire to. The automatic transmission in the car sends its power to the rear wheels. The battery in the car has also been reportedly replaced, with the brake pads also being recently replaced to ensure the car stops the right way. In terms of suspension the car is equipped with Bilstein shocks for better handling and a smoother ride feel. There is also a custom muffler with black exhaust tips in place to allow this vintage American legend to breathe freely and sing proudly.
Car Location: New York Custom two tone paint scheme Custom wheels T-top Rear window defogger Custom muffler Black exhaust tips JVC stereo Reported to have recently replaced battery Reported to have recently replaced brake pads Bilstein shocks
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