The 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was an iconic car as it set the record for the most Corvettes built in a single year, a tally that continues to stand today. The featured car is the third generation of Chevrolet Corvette, patterned after the ‘Mako Shark II’ design. This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette is a fine example of the two-door coupe, with few modifications, and offered in excellent condition. Located in Texas, this car has just 92,150 miles on the clock.
The body shape based on the ‘Mako Shark II’ design is definitely an eye-catcher, while the side outlet exhaust pipes give this particular 1979’ Vette a unique appearance. Our subject car is finished in Corvette blue and sits on BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires. The classic checkered-flag Corvette emblems appear on the nose, fuel door, and above the car’s side vents. The interior of this 1979 Chevrolet Corvette is finished in dark blue, and the center console features a wooden pattern. The leather seats are ‘high back’ seats, which have a better side bolster, which provides easier access to the rear storage area, and results in a weight reduction of about 24 pounds compared to earlier models. The dash includes a fuel gauge, battery gauge, oil pressure gauge, mph/rpm gauges, A/C controls, and a modern radio.
Under the hood of this 1979 Chevrolet Corvette is a 5.7L Chevy 427 V8 engine, coupled with a 3-speed automatic transmission. The brake system comprises of vented 4-wheel-caliper discs. The rear suspension has direct, double-acting hydraulic shock absorbers connected to variable-rate 10-leaf rear springs.
-Car Location: Texas
-5.7L 427 motor
-92150 original miles
-Corvette Blue exterior
-Side outlet exhaust pipes