1979 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

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    1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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    Unique. — My '79 L-82 4 speed rides OK, accelerates OK (but my family sedan Sonata 2.0 Turbo would probably take it), and is plausibly reliable for an old vehicle, but it does not appreciate in value, emits a lot of heat through the firewall from the motor, and requires a lot of TLC (things break). With that said, I cannot imagine another car staring back at me from inside the garage; it’s just a really fine looking, cool, bad-ass garage embellishment.

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

    Pros: Looks and style.

    Cons: Values do not appreciate in time. Trust me; I've owned it for 17 years.

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    1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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    75

    Amazed/thrilled — I like the look, I like the power under the hood, I like how good it feels when i get to tell people i own my own 79 corvette! I love catching people checking out the car and seeing the impressed looks i get when i say its mine lol. The only down fall is getting in an out. Currently the interior is out. I bought the car with the intentions of putting money in it slowly over the years with my son. My son is 3 i have plenty of time I dont need to sale. I priced high intentionally. Im just playing with the idea. If a 67 camaro comes along by by vette lol. I would much rather have a 67 camaro or firebird but I have a corvette so i cant complain. Was that enough letters for the review?

    Pros: Its a collector

    Cons: hard to get in and out of.

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    1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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    Poor/rich Mans Car. — i Love its style, power, the connection it has with the road. I could go on for awhile so to sum it up Ill say Its flat out F- ing awesome! Looking out the window at such a bad az machine knowing its mine still blows me away. Oh and telling people i own a 79 corvette makes me smile. To bad I dont feel the same way about getting in an out of it.

    Pros: its a corvette

    Cons: comfortable ride for a small person. not so much for anyone over 6 ft or 220lbs

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    Sharp But Old School — This was a nice car, I had a 76 just like it but that was a 4 speed. I would have liked it more if it was a 4 speed. After 35 years the rubber and plastic starts to degrade. Won't own another old catlike this. They are treat show cars but not as daily drivers. The technology is just out of date. I got a lot of great comments on it as it was in very good condition. Ended up taking a loss dollar wise but learned that I am not mechanical enough to own this old of a car.

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

    Pros: Great looks

    Cons: 35 years old

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    1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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    Looks Great For 35 Years Old. — Runs and drive great, just want newer Vette with Z06 power. This is Corvette number 6 for me. Just love them and working on them making them as perfect as I can. Getting old, just want my last one a stick with lots of power.

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

    Pros: Looks sharp, lots of people comment on how nice it is. Handles great.

    Cons: Power locks need work. Not a Z06.

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    I Have Owned It For 30 Years — When I graduated High School in 1979 I saw this car new and swore someday I would Own it. Four years I got one and have never regretted it. Other than spinning a rod bearing racing a 74 Charger it has never let me down. It's a True Survivor Car

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

    Pros: Low miles(47k) -L-82 4sp - Black with Red Leather Upholstery

    Cons: None

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    Little Red Corvette — My dream car. Summer is too short in Buffalo to enjoy but still have at least 7 months of fun. Ever since high school in the 70’s, I have loved Corvettes. My favorite years are 1963-1969, followed by the 70’s and early 80’s. My favorite colors are red, black and admiral blue. I finally found this corvette at a reasonable price in July 2011, and have been enjoying my dream car. My son has also fallen in love with corvettes, so he will be passed this car.

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

    Pros: Great Style and performance.   American made...

    Cons: 32 years old requires new parts

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    All I Got To Say Is Its My Baby And I Wouldn't Sell It For A Million Dollars — I absolutely love my car its a 1979 corvette l-82 dark green all original with the rare 4 speed transmission. i take the car out for a cruise about once a month and it is all of the parades in my hometown. its the most reliable vehicle i have out of six and there all 1995 and newer. but like i said its fun to drive, reliable, and its my baby.

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

    Pros: comfortable, fast, and a real good eye catcher, and very reliable

    Cons: wouldn't avoid this car for nothing

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    Classic Look And Sex Appeal — Great crusier and love the shark body and raw power and torque of the base 350. Just sold in Oct-2010 and will use funds to put towards newer retro Mustang GT Convertible hopefully after winter. Owner for 13 years but was time to move on

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

    Pros: sheer power & a great looks to boot

    Cons: as Vettes age, repair bills will start piling up..

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    79 Vette — This car looks good and is fun to drive. I have done extensive work to restore this car and still needs interior trim work. It is still a Corvette, the only genuine American sports car. It will only go up in value.

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

    Pros: classic muscle

    Cons: old and fragile

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    Impressive Value By Kory

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    Great By kennethford

    I love everthing about my vette,stylethree color black the yellow brack pads and i put the car in a show an win a best in show for the frist, time and i`m 65 yours young and love it when i take it out... Read More

    Best Car! By Acadia_128269

    I love the ride, looks and handling! With the top down in the evenings, there is nothing like it! This is the perfect car for the Carolina's, drive year round! This is my 7th Corvette, but the first c... Read More

    2012 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

    I Love It, I Really Do, The Siblings Love It, So Im A Keeping It! By SHELBYFORLIFE

    This car is a very fun car, it may be expensive, but she is my other women! she has always been there, she has always let me process my anger threw her pedals, and her gears. Her name is Treasure, for... Read More

    I Am Extremely Impressed With The Car. By wilscaal

    If looking for a performance car that is also a great daily driver, you can't beat this car. For a car with 430HP the mileage of 19-24MPG is excellent. Outstanding cargo capacity with the hatch rea... Read More

    2011 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

    Best Non Aspirated Corvette By TooFast

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