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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PROS
"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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Everything

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the way it likes to chug gas, to bad its not a 454 and manual trans

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In A One-line Summary..... Well Its A Corvette What Else Needs To Be Said. — Built in the mighty USofA then was 1 of 200 shipped to Canada then brought back where its goin to stay....with me forever. T-tops, L-82 V8...(well kinda lol), oyster interior. next were gettin headers and sidepipes, MSD ignition system, maybe a 4speed auto trans, redo the interior (same color), hopefully a functioning cowl hood, and PAINT and a lil body work.

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The looks, the speed the pretty much everything

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The $180 per tank to fill; its a fuel guzzler and has terrible millage

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Tis My Baby The Only Chevy Ill Drive — haha what can I say she is an L-82 with bored out tr-94s under the hood so ya its fast enough to romp the most cars

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Body style is excellent and still a head turner

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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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he looks good and my wife loves it

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I work on it more than my 1964 Ford Fairlane

drummerjl
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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
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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
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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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FAST

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EATS GAS

inex01
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Old Corvette — I just completed a full restoration on this car and did not re-build to be a show car or to keep stock, I built the 350 up to 400 plus HP. This car has a 4 speed and is really setup for 1/4 mile racing, but it is very street able if you can afford to drive much at 11 MPG ! just a toy

Owner for 3 years, 2 months

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Miles Driven per Year:2,000

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Good looking car second nicest of C-3s

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Bad year for a Hi-Po car gas was hard to get so they made cars that tried to burn less

rockets57
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Great Starter Car For Someone — Really like the car and it's looks wish that was a better year for muscle cars !!! Since it's historic you can pull the engine and re-billed or put a nice create motor in then it will be a very nice ride

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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It's a Vette!

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If you love the Blue Oval

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I Want To Go Disco Every Time I Get Behind The Wheel!! — Love the look. Later C3 but has L82 option and 4-speed. I love the look with the Pace Car spoiler package. Rare factory order A/C delete, manual crank windows and close-ratio trans Vette. I'll never get rich from this car but I still love her!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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