1979 was an excellent year for the Corvette marque; production numbers soared to a massive 53,807 units, a record still held to this day. The C3 Corvette had a considerably long production run compared to its forefathers and what was to come, and it's no shocker, the C3 was featured in multiple Hollywood blockbusters and looked and performed well too. Looking to get a piece of Corvette's golden year? This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Restomod is the one for you.
This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Restomod can be summed up in a popular term. Namely, it's a "wolf in sheep's clothing." The "wolf" represents what's underneath the hood, and the "sheep" refers to the unassuming factory styling. The exterior is finished in white, and while this is a resto-mod, all the car's factory features are retained and in great condition. What's better than all this? This particular example is a T-Top, meaning your driving experience is better with some fiddling. In keeping with its factory styling, the car sits on its factory wheels. Now, this 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Restomod's red interior screams vintage greatness. The current owner reports a new interior with newly upholstered seats; even the carpeting is new! Look around the fresh interior; the car's factory components are still in place. There's even a new air conditioning unit and a new speaker system reported by the owner making this one cool buy, no pun intended.
Now for the moment you've been waiting for, what lies underneath the hood? Make your way past all the clean lines, and what you will find powering this 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Restomod is a reported 383 stroker engine. This fire-breathing American powerhouse is reported to be new and has only run 300 miles. The drag-strip-friendly performance is also made better with a reported new Edelbrock carburetor, starter, Blueprint exhaust system, and new brakes to ensure all this upgraded power comes to a steady halt. Power is sent to the car's rear wheels through a 4-speed manual transmission, a rare option for the 1979 model.
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