1977 Chevrolet Corvette (Red)
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The 1977 Corvette arrived with only modest modifications. Mechanicals were carried over unchanged, as the year’s tweaks generally aimed for more refined cruising. Inside, the console was redesigned to accept a larger array of Delco audio decks (including an AM/FM/cassette stereo as a first-time option), its instruments were restyled for greater legibility, and climate controls were simplified.
A leather-rim sport steering wheel was adopted (tilt/telescope adjustment remained optional), along with a new “Smart Switch” steering-column stalk that combined the headlight dimmer and wiper/washer functions with the turn signals. The steering column itself was shortened to permit a more “arms-out” driving posture; the change also eased entry/exit somewhat.
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