1978 Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car For Hire in Warwickshire

£240 for 1 day, £480 - 2 days, £720 - 4 days, £1,200 - 7 days
0845 070 5142 (local) or 07802 455 217 (mobile) 

Our Corvette was one of the cars featured in the 2016 Stratford Festival of Motoring over the 2016 May Bank Holiday Weekend and true to its name, acted as Pace Car to lead the Cavalcade of Cars around Stratford Town Centre. 


Our Corvette leading the Cavalcade of Cars around Stratford  Town Centre at the 2015 Stratford Festval of Motoring

Our 1978 C3 Corvette is a rare special edition Corvette Indy Pace Car, being one of the original limited edition cars produced in 1978. It is the only Corvette of this specification for hire in England and we think that this is the best version of the C3 Corvette, being a coupe with the T-Top type of roof. The mirror finish roof panels are removable and stored in a bag behind the seats.  With the roof panels in place the car is a great coupe on wet days, but when the sun comes out, put the roof panels in the back and you have the perfect open top Corvette.


1978 was the 25th anniversary year of the first Chevrolet Corvette which had been launched in 1953. A production Corvette was used as the official pace car that lead the cars round the track at the Memorial Day, Indianapolis 500 race at Indianapolis Speedway on May 28, 1978. Chevrolet produced a special edition Corvette Indy Pace Car to commemorate this event with one Corvette produced per dealership and ours is one of these.

The C3 (3rd generation) Corvette was in production from 1968 to 1982 and the body went through a number of changes with chrome bumpers being replaced by impact absorbing bumpers in 1974.  In my opinion, 1978 saw the introduction of the best looking version of the coupe with a large curved fastback window which improved both rear vision and luggage space. 


The Corvette Indy Pace Car special edition we have for hire is much better equipped than a standard model Corvette and has the following:

  • Black over silver two tone paint scheme with red pin striping
  • Mirror finish removable glass T-Top  panels 
  • Hi power L82 version of the 350 cu inch (5,735 cc) V8 engine with a four barrel carburettor - giving 220 bhp
  • 3 Speed Automatic transmission
  • Aluminium wheels - with red pin striping to match the bodywork

  • Power steering
  • Lightweight bucket seats trimmed in special edition 'smoke' silver leather
  • Electric windows
  • Front air dam and rear spoiler
  • Heated rear window 
  • Luggage area cover
  • Tilt / telescopic steering wheel 


N.B. The following:

  • This car is Left Hand Drive (LHD)
  • This car is only available from 1 April until 30 November each year. 



Chevrolet Corvette Hire

Daily Hire Rate (9am to 8pm)

4 Day Hire Rate

7 Day Hire Rate

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Chevrolet Corvette Indy Pace Car

(Left Hand Drive - 2 seats)






Additional Driver (any car)

£25 per Day

American Muscle Car Weekend

If you fancy driving an iconic American Muscle car but can't decide between a Mustang and the Corvette then why not opt for our American Muscle Weekend and drive our Mustang Fastback GT for one day and the Chevrolet Corvette for one day. 


Although we are calling this a 'Muscle Car Weekend' you can opt for any 2 day period.



For daily, weekend and weekly hire rates for all of our cars, see the section on Hire Charges.


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