America’s Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette is a car that has been in production since 1953 with eight generations under its belt. The C3 Corvette which was produced from 1967 to 1981 is an iconic car with its Mako Shark design. Up for grabs is a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette with a reported 42,600 undocumented miles on the clock, with a svelte paint job and in excellent condition.
A gorgeous mauve color has this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette been painted in with exclusive hand-painted pinstriping throughout the exterior and the interior. The front features recessed and hidden dual rectangular headlights, while the hood is host to a reversed hood scoop, and flanking hood vents with their grilles painted in black. The hand-painted pinstripe design is visible on the hood as well. The iconic Corvette crossed flags badges are located on each front fender. The rear of the Corvette features dual taillights with a pin-stripe design in the middle, a duck-lip style rear spoiler is molded with the rear bumper. The C3 Corvettes have the gas tank located where the trunk lid would generally be and has the crossed flag badge on the gas tank cap. The car sits on a set of vintage-style wheels painted in silver. The interior is done in a snazzy white leather design. On entry, you can see that the doors have frameless windows, and are also done in white. Pride of place is taken up by the all-white 3-spoke steering wheel with a black cross-stitch and the Corvette logo in the middle. The instrument cluster has the speedometer and RPM done in black. Auxiliary gauges are located on the center console, along with the A/C controls and original AM/FM. The seller reports that the A/C needs to be serviced to function again, and the T-top covers are included in the sale.
The heart of this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette is a 350ci (5.7L) V8 engine mated to a 3-speed Turbo-Hydramatic automatic transmission. The seller reports that they are unsure if the motor and transmission are numbers matching. The 1978 350ci is reported to have an output of 185hp. Disc brakes are available on all wheels for excellent stopping power, while the grip is provided by a set of Goodyear Eagle GT+4 rubbers.
1978 Model Year Chevrolet Corvette Hand painted pin striping through exterior and interior Mauve exterior White leather interior Automatic transmission 350ci V8 engine T-top covers included in sale Original radio included Seller is unsure if numbers match on motor and transmission Seller reports the A/C needs to be recharged Seller reports 42,600 original miles - not documented
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