1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car

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Stock #
Engine Size
350 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
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Stock #
Engine Size
350 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic


Corvette L48 Pace Car, 33k Miles, TH350 Auto, Full # Matching, 25th Anniversary!

1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car

VIN: 1Z87L8S903155

The Indianapolis 500 is where the pace car originated and is still used today. Used on the track regarding the warm up laps, and to pick up the leader in the middle of the race. Each time there is a new pace car for the Indy 500 Race and at the end of the race the winner usually receives the pace car or a replica like it. In 1978, it was the 62nd annual Indianapolis 500 and AL Unser Sr. took the 1st place win. The Chevrolet Corvette C3 was the car chosen to be the pace car this season. During the 78' race Jim Rathmann was the one who drove down the track, and had taken home the gold in previous years. This car has been carefully handled and treated like a queen by two owners. There was only 6,502 every made and this is an original. However, out of the 6,502 every made only 15% made were the Corvette C3. Now, this beauty spent most of its life in Kentucky. With the Pace Car original finish that is slick as can be and labeled with emblems that are clean this is one slick car. Equipped with the numbers matching 350ci V8 Engine and the numbers matching TH350 3-speed Automatic she is ready to go. The interior is as beautiful as the all original paint on the outside. Come take a little ride into Corvette history and race off in this 78' Pace Car.

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Chevrolet 350ci V8 Engine (#3970010)

- 185 HP

- Numbers Matching

- Stamped Serial No: VO330CUT

Quadrajet Single 4 Barrel

- Numbers Matching

TH350 3-Speed Automatic Transmission (#18S903155)

- Numbers Matching

Front Suspension: Independent

Rear Suspension: Independent

Corvette Independent

- Ratio: 3.07:1

- Posi


- Front – Power Disc

- Rear – Power Disc

Exhaust: Brand Dual Exhaust with Factory Replacement Mufflers

Key Components:

- Tac, Speedo, Oil on Dash

- Space Saver Spare

- New Factory Original Exhaust

- New Cap

- Reverse Opening Hood

- Numbers Matching Engine

- Numbers Matching Carb

- Numbers Matching Transmission

- New Wires


- Black and Grey Finish with Red Stripes are Slick

- Stickers on Side Look Beautiful

- Doors, Lips, Jams are Clean

- Clean Frame & Underbody

- Back Bumper is Clean

- Body Straight as an Arrow

- Wheel Wells are Clean

- Rockers are Solid

- Frame is Clean

- Emblems are Nice

- Hood is Beautiful

- Front Wheels: 15” Aluminum Wheels

- Rear Wheels: 15” Aluminum Wheels

- Front Tires: Goodyear Eagle GT 255/60R15

- Rear Tires: 255/60R15


- Door Panels are Clean

- Carpeting is Clean

- Center Counsel is Nice

- Leather Gray Bucket Seats are Clean

- Gauges are Clear

- Dash Pad is Beautiful

- Glovebox

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