For Sale: 1980 Chevrolet Corvette in Palmetto, Florida

Vehicle Description

1980 Corvette L82

Why This Car Is Special

We have not only a beautiful survivor 1980 Corvette coupe with only one beautiful re-paint in #76L Claret Red, #192 Black leather interior, but also a rare (5069 made) L82 engine, and T-tops here at Skyway Classics.


1980 Corvette L82

Rare 350 cubic inch L82 original numbers-matching engine
Rochester Quadrajet 4-barrel
Finned aluminum valve covers
Black twin-snorkel air cleaner
Factory exhaust system
Engine bay is highly original
Power four-wheel disc brakes
Power steering
TH350 3-speed automatic transmission
R12 cooled air conditioning
Goodyear Eagle GT raised white-letter radial tires
Polished factory Corvette wheels
66k miles shown are believed authentic
Black leather interior
Original AM/FM/ radio
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Factory center console
Automatic shifter,
Factory dash with all the Corvette gauges
Black door panels and carpets, seatbelts,
Repainted Dark Claret Red factory paint in 2005
Chin spoiler up front
Ducktail spoiler out back


1980 was notable because it was the last model year Corvette without a computer, and ours has the rare 350 cubic inch L82 engine under the hood that is the original numbers-matching engine with its Rochester Quadrajet 4-barrel.

It is all original looking too with its 4-barrel carb, finned aluminum valve covers, black twin-snorkel air cleaner, factory exhaust system with twin pipes out back and a great sound.

The engine bay is highly original with power four-wheel disc brakes, power steering, backed by a TH350 3-speed automatic transmission, R12 cooled air conditioning, and riding on the Goodyear Eagle GT raised white-letter radial tires on the polished factory Corvette wheels.


The 66k miles shown are believed authentic as you can see on the engine, chassis, and the interior. It has a black leather interior that looks very original with many options including power windows, factory A/C, original AM/FM/ radio, leather-wrapped steering wheel, factory center console that houses the automatic shifter, factory dash with all the Corvette gauges, matching door panels, black colored carpets, seatbelts, and an unbroken armrest.


The C3 Corvettes were patterned after the Mako Shark II designed by Larry Shinoda and built under Bill Mitchell's direction. The fender flares were designed into the body contours, egg-crate grills with matching front fender side vents and larger squared front directional lamp were standard.

Our Corvette is covered in the Dark Claret Red factory paint in 2005 and has been garage kept and well preserved since and looks great with its deep gloss and shine It has only been driven 1000 miles since 2000.

It has the Corvette hatchback that greatly improved the aerodynamics, the chin spoiler up front, the ducktail spoiler out back, and the T-tops up top. The trim looks good with the blacked-out rocker panels as does the Corvette badges and fiberglass stylish front and rear ends.


If you've ever wanted to experience a true Corvette American legend, you can't go wrong with the beautiful Dark Claret Red original but repainted 1980 Corvette that we have here at Skyway Classics.

Trust me, everyone looks at this Corvette when you are driving it or sitting anywhere as it is a very nice looking Corvette and is a very rare color combination too.

So give us a call at 941-254-6608.


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Vehicle Details

  • 1980 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID: CC-1671093
  • Price: $27,997
  • Location:Palmetto, Florida
  • Year:1980
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Dark Claret Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:66120
  • Stock Number:1601-FL
  • VIN:1Z876AS418739
Listed By:
Skyway Classics
Palmetto, FL 34221

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