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SOLD! LOT 75 – 1966 CHEVY 427 TRI POWER CORVETTE

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1966 CHEVY 427 TRI POWER CORVETTE

HIGHLIGHTS: – Rare and desirable C2 Corvette convertible – Fully restored and well presented – Big Block 427ci Chevy V8 engine – Tri-power carb setup – Four speed close ratio manual transmission – Optional Side pipe exhaust system – 67 style big block bonnet – Retrosounds stereo system – New black convertible soft top – ‘Turbine’ style knock off wheels with red striped tyres

This 1966 Chevy Corvette Stingray is an iconic American sports car that has been neatly restored. These second generation Corvettes have continued to grow in popularity with enthusiasts and collectors due to their timeless sporty styling and raw driving experience. This particular stingray began life in GM’s St Luis plant as a factory Ermine white with Black interior stingray roadster fitted with a 350hp small block V8 and manual transmission. During the restoration, the car was upgraded to a more potent 427 big block spec.

The body of the car has been neatly restored in its original colour of Ermine white and presents well all round. The bonnet on the car has been upgraded to a 1967 big block style hood with air scoop and black detail down the middle. The chrome bumpers and stainless trim was all either refinished or replaced. There is a folding soft top with new black canvas fitted. The optional side pipes let that big block sound rumble and help give the car a lower side profile. The exterior is completed with a set of Turbine knock off style wheels with red striped tyres.

The inside of the car has been refinished back to factory in black. The original style three spoke steering wheel remains front and centre. The original gauges are in good condition and the carpets have been replaced on the floors. The factory style manual shifter pokes out from the centre console between the bucket seats. For tunes while cruising there is a Bluetooth capable, classic look, Retrosound stereo system.

Under the bonnet now lives a big block, 427ci V8 engine with Tri-power carb setup. The engine bay is well presented in a factory style. The engine is paired for a four-speed, close ratio, manual transmission. The suspension and brakes under the car are all factory items that have been rebuilt and maintained.

This is a great example of a C2 convertible in a classy colour combination and with a bunch of nice period upgrades. The feeling of driving a vintage Corvette convertible down the road with a big block rumbling out the side pipes, and banging through the gears is just something you need to experience to understand.

AVAILABLE TO BUY NOW AT $107,000 + 7.5% Buyers Premium

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IMPORTANT: Vehicle information is provided to us by the consignee. We do everything we can to qualify the best cars in the Australian market to represent on consignment for private sellers however, they are still old cars and we can’t capture everything in the photos, we don’t drive them any significant distance and can’t know everything about them. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied themselves as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgement solely. Vehicles may have been sitting for some time and it is suggested that to protect your investment, you allow to change fuel, oil, fluids, filters and inspect brakes prior to use. All vehicles are sold under standard auction conditions, consignment and auction vehicles are sold as is, without registration unless otherwise stated and there is no cooling off period or warranty expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. Independent inspections are welcome and strongly encouraged to help with your decision making.

Located at 2 Palings Court, Nerang on the Gold Coast. Inspections by appointment during auction and public openings/viewing as advertised.

 

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