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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Kendell writes:
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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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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
yanks1 writes:
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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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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Jack writes:
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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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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
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Will Own A Vette All My Life! — This car is way sexy! he's fun fun fun to drive!! Gas mileage sucks, but better than it was! Handles really quick and great at quarter mile! He's built Chevy strong, just wish the tops didn't leak!! Maintenence is normal as most cars!

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

Pros: therapy!

Cons: Gas mileage!

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
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3 Out Of 5 Stars... Until I Fully Repair, And Restore It. — Altough built in the 70's. I can't seem to dislike the car in any way. It's not the fastest ,or coolest car out there, but it has great personality. I don't care that it had poor build quality out of the factory 30 years ago or had 225 hp out of a 350 engine. Every time I get into the car, no matter how many times I drive it. It still puts a smile on my face.

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

Pros: Lots of fun.

Cons: Poor build quality out of the factory, T-tops can easily leak.

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
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Black Vette — This car is quite awesome, though the low geared V8 leaves something to be desired, its a nice drive and has the go when you need to. Black ext., black int., and chrome trim...very nice color scheme. I personally like how the speedometer can't keep up with the acceleration.

Pros: Ride Quality, Looks of the Vehicle

Cons: Brakes... bleeder screws break easy...

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Lisa1880 writes:
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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.

Pros: It's so fun to drive

Cons: Constant maintenance

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Robert writes:
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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

Pros: it looks pretty superb

Cons: all the stuff thats broken in it

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Kyle writes:
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My 79 L-82 Stingray Corvette — She is a SEXY car! Fast, beautiful, dangerouse and lets face it... squeaky! GM had some problems with this generation of corvette. They were building 50,000 a year out of a factory never intended to build more than 10,000 a year. So things were missed! Lots of loose trim and rattles and I don't think the clock worked since the day the car was built. But lets not forget what counts! She's fast. Really fast! And I'm going to make her FASTER! My corvete is the L-82 High preformance model! And she just happends to be the fastes north american car made that year! She runs flat 15 in the 1/4. But that just to start. With the ZZ383 and TKO600 going in to her (not to mention 195 series Firstone tires) I'm aiming to run to some solid 11s. This is my race car. She sucks gas and goes fast! And that's what counts!

Pros: SEXY!  FAST!  A REAL HEAD TURNER!

Cons: Hot, rickety, gas sucking, and the seats will kill you after an hour.

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1979 Chevrolet Corvette CoupeReview
Cole writes:
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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.

Pros: Speed and looks

Cons: Small appearance problems

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

Review By Salvatore

If it included the Z51 package I would likely purchase it. The invoice did not include MSRP- it should have. Read More

Review By Lily

Gd features.Very gd value Hard to get one.Worth waiting for it. Read More

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

Review By Dave

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

Review By Ed

The car is fantastic. A lot of people will not admit that but for the money it is a great value. Read More

Review By Guru3V9JM

Excellent car for the money, close to super car status for under $100k. Read More

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

Review By tom

sexy muscle,sporty and still a pleasure to drive,close or far Read More

Review By Guru9NTJM5

This was a2019 Corvette ZR-1 3LZ and it was magnificent. Although I didn’t purchase this one, I purchased another one so that should tell you everything you need to know. Read More

2018 Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

Review By Guru91XX38

I love the body style and color combination. Read More

Review By Rick

This car was meticulously maintained and presented. A rare find. Read More

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