1979 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 28 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
"style" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Lisa1880 writes:
1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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It's so fun to drive

Cons

Constant maintenance

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Classic Cars Never Go Out Of Style — If you want to show off in a car, this one will turn heads!! It's fun, fast and always enjoyable to drive. There isn't much maintenance because the engine is simple and easy to work on. If you know someone who has one, ask to go for a ride. Just don't ask if you can drive it.

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Robert writes:
1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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it looks pretty superb

Cons

all the stuff thats broken in it

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Holy Sweetness — I love this car! Technically it's my dad's car, but he said I can drive it on dates. It's not the 'Vette in the photo, but it looks pretty similar to it. We need to fix it up a bit and make it run better. it gets about 10 to 15 miles per gallon

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Cole writes:
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5

Pros

Speed and looks

Cons

Small appearance problems

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Best Car Ever — Great car. Handles well and great acceleration. I love the fact that it can speed up quickly and hugs the road so you can make those tight corners. Low cost of ownership.

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Jeff writes:
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4

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Distinctive

Cons

gas hog

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Vette — For a mid seventies Corvette - it was a decent car. It had very little rattles or flaws. Black, L82, spoiler package, 1982 Colllector Edition wheels and 4.11 rear gears made it fairly quick, if a gas hog.

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Kawlyja writes:
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5

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Body style is excellent and still a head turner

Cons

Lack of horse power

Kawlyja
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Best Exterior Design Ytd — In my opinion the C3 body style is unsurpassed by any thing Chevy has manufactured to date. Unfortunately GM failed to realize that and installed woefully underpowered engines in most of them. I really happy to see more articles written about the C3’s and hope that GM will make an effort to provide us with more support in the way of better parts at a reasonable price

Owner for 9 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:1,500

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drummerjl writes:
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3

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he looks good and my wife loves it

Cons

I work on it more than my 1964 Ford Fairlane

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Alot To Restoring This Car. — The car is fine but I have spent alot restoring it and as soon is you fix one thing something goes, very frusturating.

Owner for 0 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:2,000

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tuamlad writes:
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Great Old Muscle Car — I have had my 79 for 4 years now,it has 34,000 miles on it,it has a L-82 engine not stock 16" wheels and lots of get up and go, not like the foreign junk they sell now. "BRING BACK THE CLASSIC'S" When car's were car's.....

Owner for 4 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:1,000

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jgmurph10 writes:
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Summer Fun — Bought this beauty back in 1992 with 30000 miles. This car has been fourteen years of nothing but alot of fun and joy. There is nothing like taking out those t-tops on a hot summer night and going for a cruise,great filling. I now have 43000 miles on ths car now and have had no problems what so ever to speak of. Great car . Can't wait till spring to pull it out of the garage. J G Murphy

Owner for 14 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:1,200

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This pic of the Corvette is not one of mine. This is what mine is bound to look like though. My dad and I are fixing it up and plan to put a 383 stroker in it and possibly nos later on. The car i know... Read More

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