The third generation Corvette enjoyed a long production run, spanning the 1968 through 1982 model years. The 1978 model year was particularly special, as it marked the Corvette's 25th anniversary. Chevy decided to make all 1978 Vettes anniversary specials. That's why this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, up for sale today, is special. It's a numbers-matching vehicle with just 24,001 miles on the odometer and is in remarkable condition for its age.
Sporting a silver and gray two-tone that's suitably fitting for this era of American classics. Its eye-catching silhouette is the work of Bill Mitchell, who modeled it on Larry Shinoda's Mako Shark II concept car. Subtle details such as the Chevrolet bow tie emblems, side air intakes, quad tail lamps, and reportedly new red-striped tires all contribute to its persona. Then, we shift our eyes to the iconic pop-up headlamps, which sport dual circular lights. Now, let's venture aboard and see what's on offer for occupants. Seating two occupants, this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe has a comfortable cabin with black leather bucket seats. There's said to be a working air conditioner and the original factory radio player. Dual rear speakers ensure that you can enjoy some music when desired. Then, there are power windows and a comprehensive set of auxiliary gauges in the center console.
This 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe comes with a 350ci V8 under the hood that's paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission to drive the rear wheels. Power steering, disc brakes on all four wheels, and a high-energy ignition system are present. The current owner tells us that the brakes are new, so you don't need to worry about stopping power. There's also a reported oil change undergone, ensuring that the engine is running with fresh fluids. All these things combine to make this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe a great American classic to buy, as well as a smart investment for the future.
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