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Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa (1979)

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa rebuild with V8 engine sidepipes in very good condition (1979)
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12.500 €
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Manufacturer Model Year
ChevroletCorvette C3 Targa1979
Automatic19585000 Meilen
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Country VersionLocation Color
USDE-15345 EggersdorfBlack

Vehicle description

Highlights and general information

For sale is a 1979 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa, painted in black, with a black leatherette interior.


  • Complete reconstruction, H-approval, accident-free, duty cleared and ready to drive in a very nice overall condition
  • The C3 Targa has been expertly completely disassembled and rebuilt
  • Interior newly saddled with imitation leather
  • Sidepipes with manifold installed, the original exhaust system is available
  • Some new parts have been installed
  • Unique black/black design with targa roofs and sidepipes

General information about the vehicle

  • First registration United States year 1979
  • Location: Germany
  • MOT until 08/24
  • H-license plate
  • Accident-free in current ownership
  • Cleared
  • German registration (not approved at the moment)
  • Fully roadworthy

Model history

  • The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa is a two-door sports coupe with a Targa roof manufactured by Chevrolet from 1978 to 1982. This model is based on the C3 Stingray and is powered by a V8 engine that produces a powerful 179 hp or 270 hp. By 1982, about 10,300 copies of it had been produced.


Exterior & Interior:

  • Black paintwork
  • Interior with black imitation leather interior
  • Repainting cannot be ruled out

Engine and transmission:

  • 5.7 liter V8 engine with 195 hp
  • Automatic transmission
  • Last engine service in April 2023.


  • 85,000 mls (seller's name). The mileage can be partially traced.


  • Vehicle documents, TÜV and service reports, customs clearance certificate and invoices.

Tires, brakes, body & underbody:

  • Tires: 70-90%
  • Brakes: 70-90 %
  • The underbody is rust-proof and preserved
  • Please see the photo gallery and videos for more insight into the condition of the vehicle.

Known Deficiencies

  • Paint has minimal stone chips
  • Speedometer display sometimes jerks


The 1979 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa offered here is in very good shape. It should be mentioned that the sports car has been meticulously dismantled and rebuilt in the recent past. Since then, this sports car has featured a great combination of black paint with black leatherette interior inside, paired with sidepipes and an unforgettable engine sound. The technology can also be said to be in good and flawless condition. A classic sports car for collectors and enthusiasts is offered for auction here.

Vehicle videos

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Kickdown check

  • Kickdown photographer was on site
  • Video of the vehicle available
  • Main inspection
  • Current service performed

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    12.500 €Open to offers
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    02.10.2023 20:00
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    19.900 €
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