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1979 Corvette - brochure cover photo
GM brochures courtesy Skip Marketti of The Nethercutt Collection
Changes for 1979 were minimal. Engineering and development resources were largely directed towards a new generation Corvette for ~1983. The front and rear spoilers that were also part of the 1978 pace car replicas were an available option (RPO D80; $265.00) for 1979. More than a styling gimmick, they reduced aerodynamic drag by 15% and increased fuel economy by ½ mpg.
1979 Corvette

1979 Corvette seat (1980 brochure illustration) New high back seats that were part of the 1978 Indy 500 pace car replicas were standard for 1979. Side support and overall comfort was improved and the new design made for easier access to the rear storage area.

1979 Corvette For Sale

L-82 custom street driver
Price: $10,079 obo (Trades Considered)
Exterior: candy brandywine & green
Interior: grey velour
Miles: 114,000
Location: moline il

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Cool eyeturning and a blast to drive new... front suspension steering rear susp. Brakes rotors, bearings ujoints shocks master cylinder 350 steel crank gm perf heads gear drive edellbrock intake & carb alum valve covers anr air cleaner 1000 miles on rebuild, automatic trans sidepipes new and cragars glass tops nice driver paint shows wear more info call text or email me dave 309 (more)

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1979 Corvette - official GM photo
1979 Corvette: Official GM Photo.
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