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1978 Corvette Pace Car L82 - Matching #'s 10,900 Miles Documented!

Start talking vintage sports cars and the third-generation Corvette is almost always directly referenced. Offered in two body styles, and equipped with engine options that spanned 149 cubic inches, the C3 was capable of satisfying nearly every gearhead who took interest. Today, that legacy of universal appeal continues with everything from street prowling resto-mods to showroom-fresh survivors. Take this L82-powered Pace Car Edition, for example. Pairing a scant 10,900 miles with over 40 years of thoughtful maintenance, this stylish Chevy turns a universally appealing platform into a solid candidate for investment. Ready to be the proud owner of a unique, head-turning classic? Check out this exceptional Corvette Pace Car Edition!

Chevrolet only built 6,502 1978 Pace Car Edition Corvettes in 1978, and this remarkable example has only accumulated 10,900 miles from new. A well preserved 1 owner car that was sold new @ Bob Wigder Chevrolet in Maplewood, NJ. Powered by the L82 350 CI V-8 engine and automatic transmission, the engine bay is likewise original right down to the emissions-control equipment. The silver interior features all power options and presents in excellent condition with a good amount of originality. Certain to leave people weak in the knees at car shows, this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Edition is a collector quality car and comes with documentation. The 1978 Indianapolis 500 was the first time Corvette paced the event, the black and silver sports car being piloted by Indianapolis 500 champion and Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductee Jim Rathmann. It's nearly tradition now for Corvette to pace the Indianapolis 500 with 2018 marking the 15th time Corvette has had the honor of leading the pack, and it's interesting to note how popular the original, 1978 pace car remains—it's recognized throughout the car world immediately as the 1978 Corvette pace car. Anywhere it goes, car enthusiasts know its two-tone black-over-silver paint instantly. Not many other cars can claim that kind of notoriety. This one, with only 10,900 original miles, remains in excruciatingly great condition.


* Iconic Corvette Pace Car Edition with only 10,900 miles
* One of only 6,502 1978 Corvette Pace Car Editions assembled
* Matching Numbers 350 cubic inch L82 V8
* GM Turbo-Hydramatic 350 3-speed automatic transmission
* Posi-traction differential with 3.73 gears
* Gymkhana suspension
* Factory air conditioning
* Power steering
* 4-wheel power disc brakes
* Cruise-master speed control
* Black and Silver paint with Indy decals
* Silver leather bucket seat interior
* Mirrored T-Tops
* Rear window defogger
* Power antenna
* Poineer AM/FM CD with screen
* Built in rear back up camera
* Power windows, Power locks, Tilt/Telescopic steering column
* 15-inch polished alloy wheels
* Correct Goodyear GT tires
* 1 Owner car until September 2021
* Original window sticker & warranty paper
* Original owners manual and brochures

Say what you will about the C3 Corvettes and their mid-life-crisis reputation, they're vintage cool and coming into their own. Climb behind the wheel of one and you'll be reminded why NASA Apollo astronauts were drawn so to these in the late '70s. They are high tech, with an interior that is aircraft inspired, and they are agile and fast. Simply put, these cars are fun to drive, and they're often greeted with cheers and thumbs-up as you cruise the local boulevard. It is easy to see why C3s hold their value and are growing in popularity.

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350 V8 L82
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92/93 Octane


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Black & Silver
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