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C3 1978 Coupe Corvette Statistics



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Total Production: 46,776  
Wheel Base: 98.00"
Track, Front: 58.70"
Track, Rear: 59.50"
Height: 48.00"
Length: 185.20"
Width: 69.00"
Curb Weight: 3,572.00 lbs.
Tire Size: P225/70R15  
Plant Built: St. Louis  
Serial Range: 1Z87L8S400001 through 1Z87L8S440274
1Z87L8S900001 through 1Z87L8S906502 (Pace Car)  
Base Engine: 350ci V8 185hp  

Options for Model Year 1978, Coupe:

* = Option price during model year
** = Option price adjusted for inflation, in 2018 dollars
Code Description Quantity 1978* 2018**
1YZ87  Base Corvette Sport Coupe  40,274  $9,352  $36,092 
1YZ87/78  Limited Edition Pace Car  6,502  $13,653  $52,693 
A31  Power Windows  36,931  $130  $502 
AU3  Power Door Locks  12,187  $120  $463 
B2Z  Silver Anniversary Paint  15,283  $399  $1,540 
C49  Rear Window Defroster  30,912  $95  $367 
C60  Air Conditioning  37,638  $605  $2,335 
CC1  Removable Glass Roof Panels  972  $349  $1,347 
D35  Sport Mirrors  38,405  $40  $154 
FE7  Gymkhana Suspension  12,590  $41  $158 
G95  Optional Rear Axle Ratio  382  $15  $58 
K30  Cruise Control  31,608  $99  $382 
L82  350ci 220hp Engine  12,739  $525  $2,026 
M21  4 Speed Manual Close Ratio  3,385  $0 
MX1  Automatic Transmission  38,614  $0 
N37  Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column  37,858  $175  $675 
NA6  High Altitude Emissions Equipment  260  $33  $127 
QBS  White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/60R15  18,296  $216  $835 
QGR  White Letter Steel Belted Tires P225/70R15  26,203  $51  $197 
U58  AM/FM Radio Stereo  10,189  $286  $1,104 
U69  AM/FM Radio  2,057  $199  $768 
U75  Power Antenna  23,069  $49  $189 
U81  Dual Rear Speakers  12,340  $49  $189 
UA1  Heavy Duty Battery  28,243  $18  $69 
UM2  AM/FM Radio Stereo With 8 Track  20,899  $419  $1,617 
UP6  AM/FM Radio Stereo With CB  7,138  $638  $2,462 
YF5  California Emissions Test  3,405  $75  $289 
YJ8  Aluminum Wheels  28,008  $340  $1,312 
ZN1  Trailer Package  972  $89  $343 
ZX2  Convenience Group  37,222  $84  $324 

Colors for Model Year 1978, Coupe:

Code Description Quantity Additonal Charge
10  Classic White  4,150  n/a 
13  Silver  3,232  n/a 
13/07  Silver Anniversary  15,283  n/a 
19  Black  4,573  n/a 
19/47  Black/Silver  6,502  n/a 
26  Corvette Light Blue  1,960  n/a 
52  Corvette Yellow  1,243  n/a 
59  Corvette Light Beige  1,686  n/a 
72  Corvette Red  2,074  n/a 
82  Corvette Mahogany  2,121  n/a 
83  Corvette Dark Blue  2,084  n/a 
89  Corvette Dark Brown  1,991  n/a