Recent ground up restoration Spectacular example
The Chevrolet Corvette is an Icon, one of the most desirable collector cars of all time, and one of the must haves for any collection. Produced beginning in 1953, and substanially updated in 1955, the first series lasted until 1963. This series with its side coves and v8 engine is one of the most hotly sought after of all Corvettes. Chevy stated in their brochure for 1961: "Take a classic sports car. Give it tasteful new styling. That's Corvette in 1961. Starting with the sleek rear deck, it's clean, uncluttered. From this point forward, it becomes obvious this new Corvette was designed to be driven. No matter what the occasion - black tie or tennis shoes - Corvette is appropriate. If you're an enthusiastic rallyist, an about-towner, a countryside explorer or all three, Corvette matches your mood'.
Corvette styling was substantially upgraded in 1961. Although enthusiasts at the time did not know it, they were being given a sneak peak of things to come. The rear would carry over to 1963, which would be a pivotal year in Corvette history. The "ducktail" design (below) of the 1961 (and '62) with its four tail lights would be known as "transitional" years. The exhaust now exited below the body and not via an opening in the bumper as in previous years. Body colored headlight bezels began to replace the chrome of 1960. The Corvette style was softened somewhat by the removal of the "teeth" in the grill. Sun visors, an aluminum radiator, parking brake warning lamp, interior lights and the windshield washer were standard equipment. The four speed transmission featured an aluminum case.
This very nice show quality vette is just the ticket for the guy looking to go collect some trophies and also make a splash at the drive in. The car was professionally restored pretty recently and maintained in top flite condition
Receipts for all work during his ownership accompany the car. The chrome is in very good to excellent condition, the body gaps are consistent, the paint is flawless and the top and interior are in excellent condition as well. all the guages work .
In short this is a very nice straight axle First Generation Corvette that needs nothing but a happy new owner! Fly in and Drive it Home!