Silver Anniversary Edition Corvette

Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Production: 1978

Nineteen seventy-eight was a landmark year in the history of America’s sports car. The Corvette was chosen to pace the Indianapolis 500 for what would be the first of many times. In addition, the car was celebrating its 25th anniversary. General Motors chose to celebrate with a limited production run of 2,500 Corvettes, which would be uniquely finished to honor a quarter century of high-performance American machinery.

Maximum Speed: 165 miles per hour
Weight: 3595 pounds
Length: 185.2 inches
Height: 47.9 inches
Windth: 69.0 Inches
Engines: L-82 V8 350 cubic inch
Transmission: 3 speed Hydra-Matic 4 speed manual
Acceleration: 0-60 in 6.5 seconds
Fuel Capacity: 12 US gallons fuel bladder
Produced: 2

The museum’s 1978 Chevrolet Corvette is one of two that was made in 1978 as the anniversary edition Corvette. The other was the Indianapolis 500 pace car. This car has been modified and is capable of going from 0 to 100 miles an hour in 2.95 seconds and has had a smoke system installed for performances at airchows. It has been on every continent on the planet most recently performed at the Kaneohe Bay airshow racing an airplane and winning