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1976 Corvette - The Ultimate Guide

Stylistically, the 1976 Corvette was the best looking of the C3 Corvettes to date. While the changes to the exterior were minor, they were significant from an aesthetics standpoint. The L48 engine saw an increase of 15 horses, pushing its total horsepower to 180bhp. The L82 increased up to 210bhp.

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The Chevrolet Corvette Sportwagon was never actually built by Chevrolet, it was an aftermarket kit developed for the C3 Corvette that solved its single biggest problem – the total lack of useable trunk space. When the third generation Corvette was released in 1967 it proved popular thanks to its shark-inspired styling. The one key drawback was the fact that there was no trunk lid, and the small trunk area was only accessible through the interior of the car behind the seats.
FOR SALE: A Stunning 1976 Corvette Restomod One of the biggest criticisms repeatedly slung at mid-seventies Corvette is this: they look cool but they are SLOW.  Sadly, GM had to cut horsepower during the mid-1970s due to increasing EPA regulations and a major OPEC fuel crisis that crippled the American...
1969 Corvette L88 Engine
The Vette’s performance dropped significantly during the early to mid-1970s, at the hands of newly implemented federal emissions standards, yet it remained relevant. At a point in which many iconic American performance cars fell by the wayside, the Corvette soldiered on. This served as a true testament to many of the memorable Corvette powerplants that were developed during the C3 era.
1976 Corvette Sales Brochures
Download this 1976 Corvette Dealers Sales Brochure for a quick look at the features of the car. Only a Corvette. Corvette is America's only true production sports car. Among its standard features are a fiberglass body and a fully independent suspension. Chances are no other...
1973 L82 Engine
Finally, in 1973, consumers were left with only three available engine options, two of which were of a small-blocks. The third was the 454 cubic-inch LS4, would only survive for two years, serving as the final big-block to grace the Corvette’s engine bay. By 1975, the Corvette was only offered with one of two engines, of which, the 350 cubic-inch L82 was the most formidable.
1978 Corvette
The C3 still holds the record for the longest production run of any generation Corvette. It was the generation that saw the Corvette "grow-up" from being a powerful track car and Le Mans racer to an iconic sports car synonymous with the American Dream. 

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