Rare 1978 Chevrolet Malibu 2dr V8 Factory 4 speed bucket seats G body 1 of 1654

Price: - Item location: Scio, Oregon, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Malibu
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 65,650
  • VIN: 1w27u81427808
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Engine size: 305 v8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual 4 speed
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1978 Chevrolet Malibu

Up for bid, 1978 Chevrolet Malibu 2dr. First year for the G body Malibu. Original 305ci v8 2bbl carburetor, Factory 4 speed manual trans. This is a Low optioned car, it is equipped with the rally type gauges (round style) & Rear defrost. The original 305 v8 runs great & has plenty of power, Car will easily cruise 75mph with no issues. The original Saginaw 4 speed shifts great and really makes the car fun to drive! The original muffler has been replaced with a flowmaster style muffler, The exhaust note is very mellow & sounds nice. This Malibu has No Rust. Its been in the PNW since new, The frame, body, Trunk & floor pans are all rust free Very Solid. The body is straight, all panels appear to be original. The car has had 1 repaint of the original burgundy red color. Car was painted approx. 4-5 years ago, nice driver quality paint job. The grille chrome has started to peel (see pics) reproduction replacements are available. The interior is original and untouched except for a after market head unit. The dash has some cracks very common (see pics) The red plastic has faded from the sun also very common, Headliner is in good condition. Everything works except the clock, and dash bulbs need replaced. This is a survivor car, Not many 2dr G-body malibu's around anymore, Most were turned into racecars in the 80s-90's or destroyed. This is 1 of 1654 produced with a factory 4 speed making it Very rare! Happy bidding.
If you have any questions please call 503-507-8638.Serious bidders only please, If you would like to have the car looked at or inspected please do so prior to bidding.I reserve the right to end this auction at anytime due to the car being listed for sale locally.