Production Numbers: 46,558
Color Combinations: Classic White, Silver, Silver Anniversary, Black, Black / Silver, Light Blue, Yellow, Light Beige, Red, Mahogany, Dark Blue, Dark Brown
Transmission: 4-Speed fully-synchronized transmission, 3-Range Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission
Additional Stats: Special editions for the silver anniversary and the Indy 500 Pace Car, optional glass t-tops, redesigned dash, instruments, and interior, fastback rear window.
Celebrating the Corvette’s twenty-fifth anniversary, every model this production year featured a special silver emblem on the nose and the fuel door. There were two special editions of the 1978 Corvette offered as part of the anniversary observance: a two-tone paint silver model with dual outside mirrors, and replicas of the Indy 500 Pace Car, which were black and silver with contoured sport seats and mirror-tint roof panels.
In order to properly refresh the look of the Corvette, a drastic change was enacted upon its rear window in 1978. This consisted of replacing it with a fastback design, which simultaneously enhanced the vehicle’s aerodynamics, improved upon rear visibility, and increased the available luggage space.
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