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L-82 Years

1979

Specifications:
Total Production:
53,807

New emblems and add on front and rear spoilers carried over from the 1978 Pace Car Edition were the new features in 1979. At 53,807 units, no other Corvette model year before or since has sold so many units.

1979 Options:

RPO     Description     Quantity     Retail
1YZ87     Base Corvette Sport Coupe     53,807     $10,220
A31     Power Windows     20,631     $141
AU3     Power Door Locks     9,054     $131
CC1     Removable Glass Roof Panels     14,480     $365
C49     Rear Window Defogger     41,587     $102
C60     Air Conditioning     47,136     $635
D35     Sport Mirrors     48,211     $45
D80     Spoilers, front and rear     6,853     $265
FE7     Gymkhana Suspension     12,321     $49
F51     Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers     2,164     $33
G95     Optional Rear Axle Ratio     428     $19
K30     Cruise Control     34,445     $113
L82     350ci, 225hp Engine     14,516     $565
MM4     4-Speed Manual Trans, close ratio     4,062     $0
MX1     Automatic Transmission     41,454     $0
NA6     High Altitude Emisson Equipment     N/A     $35
N37     Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column     47,463     $190
N90     Aluminum Wheels (4)     33,741     $380
QBS     White Letter SBR Tires, P255/60R15     17,920     $226
QGR     White Letter SBR Tires,P225/70R15     29,603     $54
U58     AM-FM Radio, stereo     9,256     $90
UM2     AM-FM Radio, stereo with 8-track     21,,435     $228
UN3     AM-FM Radio, stereo with cassette     12,110     $234
UP6     AM-FM Radio, stereo with CB     4,483     $439
U75     Power Antenna     35,730     $52
U81     Dual Rear Speakers     37,754     $52
UA1     Heavy Duty Battery     3,405     $21
YF5     California Emission Certification     N/A     $83
ZN1     Trailer Package     1,001     $98
ZQ2     Power Windows and Door Locks     28,465     $272
ZX2     Convenience Group     41,530     $94

1979 Colors:

Code     Exterior Qty           Wheels           Interior
10     Classic White 8,629           Silver           Bk-Db-Dg-Lb-O-R
13     Silver 7,331           Silver           Bk-Db-Dg-O-R
19     Black 10,465           Silver           Bk-Lb-O-R
28     Corvette Light Blue 3,203           Silver           Bk-Db-O
52     Corvette Yellow 2,357           Silver           Bk-Lb-O
58     Corvette Dark Green 2,426           Silver           Bk-Db-Dg-Lb-R
59     Corvette Light Beige 2,951           Silver           Bk-Db-Dg-Lb-R
72     Corvette Red 6,707           Silver           Bk-Lb-O-R
82     Corvette Dark Brown 4,053           Silver           Bk-Lb-O
83     Corvette Dark Blue 5,670           Silver           Bk-Db-Lb-O-R