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1978 Chevrolet

Corvette

1978 Chevrolet

Corvette

The 1978 Corvette celebrated its 25th anniversary with a completely redesigned body that included new “fastback” styling.

The new wrap-around rear window provided much more space behind the seats but was not a hatchback. All corvettes this year came with special 25th anniversary badging. A special “Anniversary Edition” included a unique Charcoal Silver/Silver Metallic two-tone paint job. This was not a limited edition, and 15,283 Corvettes were eventually sold with this paint option.

The 1978 Corvette was also the pace car for the Indy 500. Production was limited to one per Chevrolet dealership, amounting to 6,502. This car had Black/Silver two-tone paint with red pinstripe.



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Performance Specs

Available Engines
Base L48

350ci

1x4bbl

185 hp

280 lb-ft

RPO L48

350ci

1x4bbl

175 hp

270 lb-ft

L82

350ci

1x4bbl

220 hp

260 lb-ft

Transmissions
  • 3-Speed Automatic Turbo Hydra-Matic
  • 4-Speed Manual
Engine
0 to 60 MPH
Quarter Mile
Source

350ci/220hp

6.5 sec

15.2 sec @ 95 mph

Car & Driver

Paint & Color

Exterior Colors

Classic White

Silver Metallic

Silver Anniversary/Indy Silver

Black

Black Silver

Corvette Frost Blue

Corvette Yellow

Corvette Frost Beige

Corvette Red

Corvette Mahogany

Corvette Dark Blue

Corvette Dark Brown

Interior Colors

Oyster

Silver

Black

Dark Blue

Red

Light Beige

Dark Brown

Production Numbers

2-Dr Sports Coupe

46,776

Total Production

46,776

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