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ClassicsTo Drive Or Not To Drive: The Quandary Of Owning A Brand-New 1978 Chevrolet Corvette

17:56  26 july  2019
17:56  26 july  2019 Source:   motorious.com

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Would you drive a 30-year-old Corvette that is essentially still brand new ? Back in 2013, an auction was held for more than 500 classic cars owned by The main draw of this collection was that many of the cars had extremely low miles including the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Edition

To Drive Or Not To Drive : The Quandary Of Owning A Brand - New 1979 Chevrolet Corvette . Back in 2013, an auction was held for more than 500 classic cars owned by Lambrecht Chevrolet , and all were essentially in band-find condition.

To Drive Or Not To Drive: The Quandary Of Owning A Brand-New 1978 Chevrolet Corvette© Motorious.com/Hersteller To Drive Or Not To Drive: The Quandary Of Owning A Brand-New 1979 Chevrolet Corvette

Would you drive a 30-year-old Corvette that is essentially still brand new?

Back in 2013, an auction was held for more than 500 classic cars owned by Lambrecht Chevrolet, and all were essentially in band-find condition. The main draw of this collection was that many of the cars had extremely low miles including the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Edition, which had 4.3 miles on the odometer. This car ended up selling for $80,000, and years later, Autoweek asks whether you would or wouldn't drive such a car.

This 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car is Showroom New

This 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car is Showroom New It looks like it never left the showroom! There are some cars that are destined to be special as soon as they come out, and collectors usually know it, and the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Limited Edition Indy Pace Car is one of those cars. To commemorate the silver and black Corvette that paced the field at the 1978 Indianapolis 500, Chevrolet sold a limited number of pace car replicas. And this particular example was snatched up and tucked away. © Motorious.

This 1978 third-generation Corvette has just 15 miles (24 km) on the clock, which means whoever buys it, can finally break it in. The car, which has been As for what’s underneath the car, the ad states that a local Corvette specialist serviced the car back in 2010 and that the brake calipers were refurbished

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To Drive Or Not To Drive: The Quandary Of Owning A Brand-New 1978 Chevrolet Corvette© Motorious To Drive Or Not To Drive: The Quandary Of Owning A Brand-New 1979 Chevrolet Corvette

At the price this buyer paid for the Corvette, the answer is probably no. The problem is that there isn't a shortage of these 1978 Corvette Pace Car Editions sitting around in low-mileage condition including a like-new car and an another with just 99 miles on the odometer. Both are in far better condition than this one.

Where this particular 'Vette stands out from these is that it was an unsold unit, which means it has never been registered. Yes, you're looking at a 31-year-old new car!

On the flip side of the coin, what fun is owning a car without driving it a little bit? More importantly, this car is not likely to appreciate in price, so what would it hurt to put a few more miles on the car. We just hope the buyer's kid doesn't take it out for the day with his buddies and then try and roll the odometer back. Anyone? Anyone?

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This Corvette is finished in the anniversary silver paint over rare dark blue leather interior. This car is super clean and everything works perfectly. Here is your chance to own something truly hard to find ! Original warranty book, owners manual, Silver Anniversary Brochure from when the car was new .

First, Corvettes sit incredibly low, with the newer generations (C5 an newer ) sitting just inches If you are like many Corvette owners, you will save driving your car for perfect weather days and store it Never owned one but know a few people that have and therefore have ridden in them when they

Chevrolet had initially planned to build only 300 of these pace car replicas that year, but this number rose to 6,502 units when all was said and done. This car probably deserves to be in the National Corvette Museum, although we're sure the current owner is having plenty of fun showing it off!

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