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Bargain Hunter: Here’s Your Chance At The Coveted 1978 Pace Car For A Deal

Is this 1978 Pace Car for $14,499 really a deal? We check out this example and compare it to recent Bring a Trailer and Facebook sales

This 1978 Pace Car can be yours for $14,499!

Despite the third-generation Corvette being long in the tooth by the late 70s, the 1978 Pace Car still stands as one of the more desirable and collectible Corvettes. When this nice-looking 80,000-mile example popped up on the popular Corvette Buy, Sell, Trade Facebook page the other day for $14,499, I thought, hey, this sounds like a bargain. For context, Volo Auto Museum has an all-original 16-mile example for sale at $61,998 (full CorvSport feature here). It’s worth noting that Volo’s low-mileage survivor is still for sale after months on the market.

The Full Listing for this $14,499 “Deal”

Click here for this Facebook listing (a FB account is most likely necessary)

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[1978 Pace Car Market Analysis Below Pictures]

Comparable 1978 Pace Car Activity

  • Sold for $40,000: Only 12,239 miles; sold in hours after being posted on Facebook’s Low Miles No Miles page (full CorvSport feature here)
This 12,239-mile example sold in hours for $40,000
  • Sold for $25,750: Only 3,400 “miles shown,” sold on 2/08/2024 (full Bring a Trailer listing here)

  • NO-SALE: Bid to $16,250: 22,000 “miles shown,” sold on 1/04/2024 (full Bring a Trailer listing here)

  • Sold for $45,777: Only 14 “miles shown,” sold on 12/15/2023 (full Bring a Trailer listing here)

So, CorvSport readers, is this 80,000-mile example a deal? Or would you up the budget to the $20,000-40,000 range and buy one with much lower miles? If you want to keep up to date with all the fresh Corvette news and maintain a pulse on the lifestyle and culture of this exciting, iconic brand, CorvSport has the fastest-growing Corvette community on our Facebook page, with over 173,000 followers (54,000 since January 2023!). Come join other hardcore enthusiasts and say hello, Douglas B.