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1979 Corvette Guide: History, Performance, Specs & More

While the fastback Corvette design introduced in 1978 carried over into the 1979 model year, there were a few, mostly subtle, refinements made to the car’s overall appearance. For one, the “25th Anniversary” emblems were replaced by the more traditional “crossed flags” which had been a key identifier of the Chevy Corvette for more than a quarter century.

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1979 Corvette Technical Research & Data

Dig into the numbers behind the 1979 Corvette and check out these hand-curated research papers and data-driven reports, including VIN information, production numbers, pricing/options, color samples, and more.

1979 Corvette Engines

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1979 C3 Corvette for sale
A Good-Looking Find If you’re in the market for a good C3 Corvette, then here is a good-looking car for you to consider. The vehicle was recently painted and it received an upgrade to a TH700R4 transmission. The frame has some minor rust but appears overall to be solid. The...
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. 
So You’ve Always Wanted a Corvette But Never Thought You Could Afford One? Almost since its introduction 65 years ago, there has been a stigma in the automotive community that Corvettes are only driven by older, financially-well-off members of society.  This reputation exists because of the common belief that these are...
1979 Corvette
1979 Corvette – The Ultimate Guide By the late 1970’s, Corvette production was moving at a pace that had never been seen in the history of the car.  As Chevrolet General Manager, Robert Lund, had stated in March 1977,  “The St. Louis Plant is operating two nine-hour shifts daily and...

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