1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
The Tony Parella Corvette Collection
Lot No. 546
Auctioned on Saturday, March 17, 2012
This is the first year of Indy 500 Pace Car honors for the Corvette. All factory replicas were equipped with new glass T-tops, polished alloy wheels, power windows, rear defogger, air conditioning, sport mirrors, tilt-telescope steering column, heavy-duty battery, power door locks, and an AM/FM stereo. Event graphics and emblems, along with front and rear spoilers were additions to the typical platform. This is the L-48 package with a 350-cid, 185-hp engine and automatic transmission. Only 436 miles are on this like new car. It has never been registered is an untouched original.