What is the value of a 1979 Corvette?

The price of the base L48 model also rose again to $10,220 with a wide-ratio M20 4-speed or a 3-speed Turbo-Hydramatic automatic transmission. Base horsepower increased slightly to 195 bhp from the 350 cubic-inch Chevy small-block V-8 engine, but 14,516 buyers spent another $565 for the 225 bhp L82 motor.

How much horsepower does a 1979 Corvette have?

1979 Corvette Specifications

Type ohv V-8 ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cubic inch 5.7/350 5.7/350
Bore X stroke, inches 4.00 X 3.48 4.00 X 3.48
Fuel management 1 X 4-bbl. 1 X 4-bbl.
Horsepower @ rpm 185 @ 4,000 220 @ 5,200

Is a 1979 Corvette a stingray?

It set new sales records with 53,807 produced for the 1979 model year. The C3 is the third generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, and marks the second time the Corvette would carry the Stingray name, though only for the 1969 – 1976 model years.

How much horsepower does a 1979 L82 Corvette have?

225 horsepower
The “big” L82 motor is doled a new electric cooling fan if you buy air conditioning. This part (borrowed from the 1980 front-drive Nova) supplements a new five-blade, engine-driven fan that saps less power, so all L82s produce 225 horsepower, with or without air conditioning.

How fast does a 1979 Corvette go?

Road & Track Magazine test drove a 1979 Corvette equipped with an L82 engine and recorded a 0-60 time of just 6.6 seconds, a standing quarter-mile time of 15.3 seconds at 95 mph, and a top speed of 127 mph.

What engine was in a 1979 Corvette?

Total 1979 Corvettes Built- 53,807, All Coupes

Engine Ordering Code Displacement (cu.in.)
5.7 Liter 4-Bbl. V8 (A) L48 350
5.7 Liter 4-Bbl. V8 (A) L82 350
5.7 Liter 4-Bbl. V8 (A) L48 350

How big is the National Corvette Museum in Virginia?

The National Corvette Museum was established as a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit foundation with a mission of celebrating the invention of the Corvette; preserving its past, present and future; and educating the public about Corvette. The Museum opened in 1994 and is a 115,000 square foot facility located on a 55 acre campus.

Where is the only Corvette assembly plant in the world?

Bowling Green, Kentucky is home to the world’s only General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant. Learn about the Museum & Corvette. What does it mean to be “Corvette Powered”?

What’s the Magnetic Ride Control on a corvette?

An innovative suspension fluid contains metal particles that align and become rigid in an instant, giving you the confidence and control to push harder while staying planted. New for 2021, Magnetic Ride Control is available without the Z51 Performance Package (FE2). This powerful machine is equipped with a serious command center.

Is it OK to modernize a Chevy Corvette?

Should I keep my car stock with period-correct nuts and bolts, or modernize it for modern comfort and convenience?