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1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car L48 Coupe - Offered for sale at the 2007 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car L48 Coupe
Final Bid: $26,000
Auction: Barret-Jackson Auction Company
Location: 2007 Scottsdale, Arizona
Lot Number: 0632

350cid/185hp L48 V8 with an automatic, power steering, brakes and air.
Matching numbers and completely restored.
#61 of 6,502 produced.

Driven approximately 151 miles since restoration completed. L-48 350 Chevrolet Motor, turbo 350 transmission, T-Tops and bags, AM/FM 8 track radio, power windows, power locks, power antenna, power steering, power brakes, air conditioning, cruise, tilt steering, clock, tachometer, new silver interior, new Goodyear Eagle tires on original rims. These pace cars had their own vehicle identification number, seperate from the standard Corvette. The difference between the VIN number for the standard Corvette and pace car is in the eighth digit, the pace car has a 9, the Corvette a 4. The pace car had their own paint scheme which consisted of a two tone paint with a red stripe. The extremely high demand for the pace car continually increased the quantity produced and in the end Chevrolet only built one for every Corvette dealer.

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