1966 RHD Chevy Corvette Stingray big block convertible
HIGHLIGHTS: – Rare high performance model – Right hand drive converted – Matching numbers – 427ci ‘Turbo-Jet’ V8 engine – M21 4 speed manual transmission – 36 Positrac rear end – Power steering – Soft and Hard tops – Optional side pipes – Turbine Knock-off style wheels
This 1966 Stingray was sold new through Capitol Motors Inc. in Hartford Connecticut for $6,122.25. It is believed to have been imported into Australia in 1977 by Bob Mummerie Imports and converted to Right Hand Drive (RHD). Since arriving the car has been through a number of owners before the well-known Neil Fletch (Fletch’s Fotographics) purchased the car in 1995 from Peter Mellor in Brisbane. The current owner purchased the car in 2014 at the auction of ‘The Fletch Collection’. Since purchase the car has been used sparingly and has been part of a stable of cars regularly started and run. The car is finished in Nassau blue with blue vinyl interior and features both hardtop and white soft top.
The Stingray is very well optioned featuring side mounted exhaust, aluminium knock-off wheels and power steering. This ‘Special High Performance’ model, identified by ‘IP’ within the engine number, is a rare beast especially with its matching numbers engine. Under the bonnet is a 427ci, 425 hp big block Turbo-Jet V8. The engine is paired to a close ratio four-speed manual M21 gearbox and a 3.36 Positraction differential. These big block C2 Stringrays are not only a bunch of fun to drive, but also fantastic investment grade muscle cars.
ONLINE BIDDING FOR CLASSIC CARS STARTS MONDAY 14TH OF FEB AND ENDS FROM 7PM MONDAY THE 21ST OF FEB.
☎️ PLEASE CALL LOCKY MCCANN WITH SALES ENQUIRIES ON 0403 935 488
Located at 2 Palings Court, Nerang on the Gold Coast.
PLEASE NOTE: Vehicle information is provided to us by the consignee and we do everything we can to qualify the best cars in the Australian market to represent on consignment. However they are still old cars and we can’t capture everything in the photos or 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. 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. Independent inspections are welcome and encouraged.