1978 Chevrolet Corvette L82 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Coupe 5.7L low miles 7450

Price: US $28,000.00 Item location: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • SubModel: L82 Pace Car edition 25th anniversary
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Coupe 2-Door
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 7,450
  • VIN: 1z8748s900984
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 5.7L 350Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 3 speed automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Silver
  • Options: t-top, 8 track, Leather Seats, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1978 Chevrolet Corvette L82 Pace Car edition 25th anniversary

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS AND SLIDESHOW Here we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a limited edition 1978 Chevrolet Corvette L82 Indianapolis Pace car edition with 7450 miles. This car was purchased by Glenn Donnelly on April 14th 1978. Glenn Donnelly is quite a famous name in the racing world. He is the man that founded DIRT motorsports. Mr. Donnelly built one of the most successful sanctioning bodies in the motorsports industry as well as opening the DIRT hall of fame and classic car museum in 1992. He is known as the dirt racing king. He purchasedthis Corvette and drove it straight to his classic car museum where is sat for years. It was then purchased by a private buyer was garage kept and driven to shows and the occasional joyride on beautiful winding upstate New York roads. This Corvette has been cared for better than a first born and never neglected. It is a true classic collectors car and will make for a beautiful timeless addition to any collectors garage. In hand I have the original 1978 car invoice from Fiermonte Chevrolet in Weedsport N.Y. The original purchase price of this vehicle was $18500. Also in hand is the original cashiers check used to pay for the Corvette. All literature and manuals that came with the vehicle are in my possession as well. This car is number 984 of 6502 pace cars produced. The Corvette is all original never painted. The original tires arebeautifully fresh and look like they have never been driven on. Vehicle options are as follows Original Cost --power windows $130 --power door locks $120 --removable glass roof panels (only 972 ever made in 1978) $349 --rear window defogger $95 --air conditioning $605 --sport mirrors $40 --cruise control $99 --350ci 220hp L82 engine $525 --tilt-telescopic steering column $175 --white letter SBR tires P255/60R15 in mint condition $216.32 --heavy duty battery $18 --AM/FM radio stereo with working 8-track tape $419 --power antenna $49 --dual rear speakers $49 --aluminum wheels $340 --3 speed automatic transmission***Some of the options listed above are standardwith the Pace car edition package***The original bill of sale from 1978 states the car was purchased for $18500. You will also receive with the vehicle two original appraisals from Vintage Autos in Auburn NY written by Bill Edwards. The first is an appraisal dated 7/24/1997 when the Corvette had 250 miles for theamount of $20000. The second appraisal is dated 5/25/2006 for theamount of $32000. All numbers are matching on the vehicle. The turning signal lever works but is a bit loose and I will ship out a replacement lever with the vehicle in case you would like to replace it. The covers for the removable glass top is in excellent condition and will ship with the vehicle. 2 sets of keys!! The original factory alarm works flawlessly as well as the headlights and all interior and exterior lights. VEHICLE HISTORY 06/09/2000 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed 3735 miles 05/31/2001 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed 5019 miles 05/06/2002 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed 5251 miles 05/28/2003 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. turn signal lever loose but system works. 5723 miles 06/01/2004 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed 6531 miles 06/23/2004 - battery replaced 07/01/2005 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed.6710 miles 08/09/2006 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed. 6849 miles 08/28/2007 - vehicle inspected. 7081 miles 07/03/2009 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Front brake pads and calipers replaced. New lines and clamps. 7095 miles 07/12/2010 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed. 7159 miles 06/11/2012 - vehicle inspected. Maintenance performed. 7179 miles 07/02/2013 - vehicle inspected. Oil and filter change. Maintenance performed. 7241 miles 07/02/2014 - vehicle inspected. 7302 miles All paperwork for the above service is documented and will be sent with the vehicle. If you have any further questions feel free to contact Eric at 917-915-2715. Buyer is responsible for transporting the vehicle. I can help make arrangements for transporting. The last time the vehicle was transported it was in an enclosed trailer with the utmost care. $2000 deposit with winning bid is mandatory within 24 hours of the end of the auction otherwise the vehicle will be re-listed.