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Chevrolet Corvette C2 Sting Ray buying guide (1962-1967)

Chevrolet Corvette C2 Sting Ray buying guide (1962-1967) Classic and Performance Car
To many enthusiasts, only one truly credible sports car has ever come out of America, and that’s the Corvette. It’s not for us to say whether or not this is true (okay – it isn’t), but what we do know is that the Corvette is one of the most desirable classics around, for a whole raft of reasons.

Firstly there are those sensational looks; you’re not going to confuse the Corvette for anything else. Then there’s the performance; with all Corvettes packing V8 power, all variants are fast. But what swings it for many owners is the noise; at full chat a Corvette sets your spine tingling in the way that only an American V8 can.

There’s another aspect which isn’t immediately obvious, and that’s the Corvette’s size. While most American cars are generously proportioned – which can make garaging a problem here in the UK – the Corvette is no bigger than many contemporary European classics. As a result it’s more fun to drive, easier to store, but still plenty big enough for two.

Which one to buy?

There’s a bewildering array of Corvettes to choose from, because as well as coupé and convertible bodystyles there are model year changes to contend with along with colours, options and a slew of specifications too. There are also manual and automatic gearboxes; most Corvettes feature the former. As a result, no two Corvettes are identical.

Only you can decide whether you want an open car or a closed one and you’ll have your colour preferences too. When it comes to specifications, there were 5359cc V8s offered for the whole of C2 production (offering anywhere between 250bhp and 375bhp), while there were 6489cc and 6997cc V8s offered in later years. These big-block cars are now very collectible but the rarer, more collectible editions are easily faked, so tread carefully.

One of the real rarities from this generation of Corvette is the fuel-injected 377bhp Grand Sports. Just five were made in 1963, with twin-plug heads and an all-alloy small-block V8. Other than that, the 1963 split-window coupé is the holy grail of Sting Ray collectors, especially in Z06 form. The reality is that it’ll be a question of tracking down a really good car and buying it – your focus should be on condition rather than specification.

Performance and spec

Engine 5359cc, V8
Power 300bhp @ 5000rpm
Torque 352lb ft @ 4000rpm
Top speed 130mph
0-60mph 7.8sec
Consumption 20mpg
Gearbox Four-speed manual

Common problems

• The Corvette’s glassfibre bodyshell is well-made but not always well-repaired during restoration or after an accident. So check for cracks and crazing, poorly blended in panels and paint that’s sunk, betraying poor preparation.

• The chassis is also well-made, but it does corrode and it can also be distorted through crash damage. Check in front of the rear wheelarch where the chassis kicks up, the base of the front suspension turrets and the lower wishbone mountings.

• Also check the radiator support frame along with the body support frame, which extends up each door pillar, around each door and across the bulkhead.

• The small-block V8 fitted to most Corvettes is tough, simple and cheaply rebuilt. You can even buy a new engine if you need one but if you’re a slave to originality beware of engine swaps, which aren’t unusual.

• A small-block V8 will take a couple of rebores before it’s had it and even when in good condition a bit of smoke on starting up should be expected. Once the valve stem seals have hardened with age though, expect more smoke – and a rebuild.

• Don’t be too keen to buy a Corvette with a big-block V8 as they’re over-burdened with power, cost a lot more to rebuild and you’ll pay a big premium to buy one in the first place.

• The Sting Ray was initially fitted with a three-speed manual gearbox as standard but most cars feature a four-speed unit. There was an auto offered too (a two-speed Powerglide), but these are unusual and not sought after. All gearboxes last well, but if a rebuild is needed the parts are available and the costs aren’t exorbitant.

• The suspension is durable but the bottom wishbones wear out; they’re cheaply and easily replaced though. Be wary of cars that have been fitted with stiffer suspension as this wrecks the dynamics and the chassis isn’t really strong enough to cope with the extra stress.

• The all-drum system of the earlier cars works fine unless you’re driving the car really hard. The all-disc system from 1965 is even better, but it seizes up on cars that are driven sparingly – although fixing this isn’t a difficult job.

Model history

1963: The Corvette C2 is launched in September with all-new styling, a new ladder-type chassis, independent rear suspension and an alternator. Power steering and air-con are optional extras, while power comes from a 327ci (5359cc) V8 in 250, 300, 340 and 360bhp forms. The most powerful cars feature Rochester fuel injection.
1964: There’s now less brightwork fitted, the coupé loses its split rear window, knock-off alloy wheels become optional and the Borg Warner manual gearbox is replaced by a GM-built Muncie unit.
1965: Side exhausts are now optional, comfier seats are fitted and a 425bhp 396ci (6489cc) big-block V8 is now offered. Ventilated discs replace the all-drum system previously fitted. A servo is also optional from here.
1966: Engine options are now 327ci (5359cc) 300 or 350bhp along with 427ci (6997cc) 390 or 425bhp.
1967: There are wider wheels, including optional bolt-on alloys, and reversing lights are added above the number plate.

Key clubs and websites

• www.corvetteclub.org.uk
• www.facebook.com/CorvetteClubUk
• www.chevroletownersclub.co.uk/corvette
• www.nationalcorvetteowners.com
• www.corvettesnccc.org
• www.corvettemuseum.org

Summary and prices

As there are so many different types of C2 Corvette, it’s sometimes difficult to put a value on them. In the UK you can spend between £10,000 for a project, to over £60,000 for a mint example. Split screen rear window cars can carry a 20 per cent premium, while the fuel injected and big-block 6.5-litre cars could be 30-50 per cent premium.

Words: Richard Dredge
Last updated: 27th Aug 2015
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  • Chevrolet - Corvette C5 Convertible - 1998

    €28,000 - €36,400 est. (£23,556.40 - £30,623.32 est.) €28,000 - €36,400 est. (£23,556.40 - £30,623.32 est.)
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    £69,995 £69,995

    1951; Auto; Power Steering; fitted with a 350 Z28 Camaro Engine with Edlebrock Manifold/Hedman Headers; 1970 Z28 Camaro Front Suspension Clip; Coil Over Rear Suspension; 2 1/2” Exhaust System Throughout. Bodywork was bare metalled and repainted in Techno Grey Metallic. Interior - Black Bench Seat with fitted Carpet & full Suede Headlining. 1 Piece Front Screen. 17” Mag Bandit Alloys; Ventilated Brakes. This vehicle underwent three years of restoration at a cost of over $100,000 and has covered just 600 miles since. UK Registered. Pls call with your enquiries & to make an appointment to view - 020 8418 9191 or 07836 522234. Location: Loughton, Essex - 10min M25 Jnc 26 / 2mins M11 Jnc 5 Northbound (Loughton Exit).

    • Year: 1951
    • Mileage: 600 mi
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  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe

    $74,500(£57,528.90) $74,500(£57,528.90)

    1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe with matching numbers in its original color code#936 ermine white with saddle interior. Beautiful color combination. Comes equipped with its original 327/300hp with a powerglide automatic transmission, power windows, OEM radio and includes the spare tire. Very clean and presentable. Highly collectible one year only example. Mechanically sound. For $74,500 If you have any additional questions Please call 310-975-0272 or email with any questions! We also welcome all international buyers. We can help with shipping quotes and arrangements

    • Year: 1963
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  • Chevrolet Corvette C3

    €24,950(£20,990.44) €24,950(£20,990.44)

    Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa 1982 Collector Edition, Crossfire injection In the last production year of the Corvette C3, the Collector Edition was introduced. Only 6759 of this series were built. This is a rare Collector Edition, provided with the original Silver Beige (59) paint and special aluminium wheels. These wheels and paint were only delivered on the special edition. The original V8 Crossfire injection engine (L83) has 200 HP and is connected with the automatic gearbox. This car produces a typical American Sound. The Corvette is fabulous to drive and has a very easy to remove dual glass Targa roof. The beautiful interior has beige leather and the original dashboard in very good condition. This unique Chevrolet Corvette C3 is in very good condition and drives great. Car has Holland title and mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any import taxes. We can help with transport.

    • Year: 1982
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  • Chevrolet Corvette

    €79,000(£66,462.70) €79,000(£66,462.70)

    Caractéristiques Année du Modèle : 1966 N° Châssis : 194376S100601 Couleur extérieure : Bleu Nassau Couleur intérieure : Bleu Kilométrage : 63 500 miles compteur CV DIN : 350 CV CV fiscaux : 32 CV Cylindrée : 327ci - 5400 cm3 Boîte de vitesses : Manuelle Historique Cette Corvette C2 Sting Ray a été produite dans l’usine de Saint-Louis dans le Missouri en 1966. Elle est équipée du Small block 327 ci développant 350 cv. Boîte manuelle 4 vitesses. Restaurée il y a peu de temps, elle bénéficie d’une très belle combinaison de couleur, Bleu Nassau et intérieur bleu. Garantie du véhicule Le véhicule sera vendu révisé et garanti 3 mois ou 5000kms Prix 79 000 euros Lien de l’annonce http://www.jeanlainvintage.com/vehicule/chevrolet-corvette-c2/ Nous trouver et nous contacter Jean Lain Vintage – Showroom / 04 79 88 66 36 – Jérôme Millias 07 60 14 73 07 11 Rue de la Dent du Chat 73 420 Voglans Jean Lain Vintage – Atelier de restauration et d’entretien / 04 50 84 21 80 9 Rue de la Californie 74 100 Ville-la-Grand info@jeanlainvintage.com http://jeanlainvintage.com/ Nos horaires Du Lundi au Vendredi, de 8h00 à 12h00 et de 14h00 à 19h00 Samedi et dimanche sur rendez-vous ********************************************************************************* Specifications Year of manufacture: 1966 Chassis number: 194376S100601 Exterior color: Nassau Blue Interior color: Blue Mileage: 63 429 miles Engine displacement: 327ci - 5400 cm3 Hp: 350 hp Gearbox: Manual History This Corvette C2 Sting Ray was produced in the factory of St. Louis, Missouri in 1966 and is equipped with the famous Small Block 327 which develops 350 Hp. 4 speed manual transmission. Restored few years ago, this C2 has a wonderful combination of color, Nassau Blue and blue interior and is in perfect condition. Warranty The vehicle will be sold revised and guaranteed 3 months or 5000 Km Price 79 000 euros Ad link http://www.jeanlainvintage.com/vehicule/chevrolet-corvette-c2/ Find us and contact us Jean Lain Vintage – Showroom / +334 79 88 66 36 – Jérôme Millias +337 60 14 73 07 11 Rue de la Dent du Chat 73 420 Voglans France Jean Lain Vintage – Workshop and restoration / +334 50 84 21 80 9 Rue de la Californie 74 100 Ville-la-Grand France info@jeanlainvintage.com http://jeanlainvintage.com/ Opening hours From Monday to Friday, 8am to 12am and 2pm to 7pm Saturday and Sunday on appointment only

    • Year: 1966
    • Mileage: 66500 mi
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  • 1964 Chevrolet Corvette C2 Stingray

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    The Corvette Stingray had grown to be America's most popular sports car since its debut in 1953 but it was time for a change for the 1963-1967 models. Even the most superlative design grows whiskers after a decade and Chevrolet chief, Bill Mitchell, and stylist, Larry Shinoda, faced a tough task; to improve a living legend. Not only did they succeed but their creation turned into a modern classic and they created the most collectible Corvette of them all, sending sales soaring to record levels. Seeds were planted by the Stingray Special racer and experimental XP-720 which displayed a smooth fastback profile and split back window. These and other styling details pivoting hidden headlights, doors cut into the roof, a swage line dip all wound up in the production Sting Ray. The four headlights aligned with the pointy front end when shut, rotating open when needed. Imported from the USA, all appropriate taxes and duty have been paid and the relevant documents can be found in the history file. It has then undergone a process of renovation including full body, drive and braking system restoration. The interior is in good original condition sporting original upholstery. The chassis was al

    • Year: 2017
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  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390 Convertible

    $110,000(£84,942) $110,000(£84,942)

    Chassis # 194677S101010 Engine # T0909IL 7101010 427ci V-8, producing 390hp Desirable Four-Speed Manual Transmission Power Steering, Brakes, and Windows Frame-Off Restoration Completed in 2000 Leather Seats, Side-Exhaust, and AM/FM Radio Serviced and Driven Sparingly Since Restoration Details Complete description coming soon. Amco Motor Sales doing business as LBI Limited Share this: Pinterest Facebook Twitter Like this: Like Loading... Inquire Here Vehicle Name* Your Name* Phone* Your Email* Your Message Add me to the Email Listings * Required Fields

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    €104,100(£87,579.33) €104,100(£87,579.33)

    Chevrolet Corvette 7,0 V8 427cui Sting Ray Equipment: Total restaureret Body Of restaurering Original Big Block Billeder af restaurering Sidepipes Samler objekt skal ses ring for info

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  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

    $62,500(£48,262.50) $62,500(£48,262.50)

    Chequered Flag International is pleased to offer this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette in Red with Black interior and White soft top. Matching numbers 327/340 horsepower, 4 speed. Inspected by Master Judge Boyan Brkic confirming it to be a matching numbers example with un-hit body that's close to show quality - see letter below. Very good body with excellent paint. Nice interior. Hard and soft tops. Great mechanically. Just had a light service, 4 new tires and new battery fitted. Inspections encouraged. All sales AS-IS. Sales tax and license fees due if delivered in California. Visit Chequered Flag International online at chequeredflag.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 310-827-8665 today to schedule your test drive.

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    Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Equipment: Meget fin stand Servo Targa Tag Nyserviceret Skal ses ring for info sælges for kunde.

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  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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    This incredible, one-owner Corvette has always been maintained and only serviced through the Chevrolet dealer. The vehicle was special ordered in 2001 to the owner’s specifications, and has been lightly driven over the past 10 years, giving the vehicle a little over 15,000 original miles. It is completely original, and comes with all service records, books and tools. It features power windows, locks, seats (both passenger and driver) along with a vehicle alarm. It features Zone A/C, Climate Control, and the original factory AM/FM CD player in dash with factory BOSE speakers. The owner had custom floor mats made for the vehicle that display the Corvette emblem and has chromed the original stock wheels.

    • Year: 2001
    • Mileage: 15000 mi
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  • Chevrolet Corvette C3 Targa 1982

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    Chevrolet Corvette C3 1982 Collector Edition, Crossfire injection, great condition 1982 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Collector Edition. The Chevrolet Corvette C3 was built between 1968 and 1983 and was the 3rd generation of the legendary Corvette. The last year the Collector Edition was introduced, only 6759 were built. It is recognizable at the special paint, aluminium wheels and the Crossfire injection system. Because of this system, this is the only C3 model with the characteristics of the C4. Optically and technically in a very good condition. The car has the 5735 CC V8 engine (L83) with 200HP and a automatic gearbox. It also has a glass Targa roof top. Drives magnificent with a great sound. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.

    • Year: 1982
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  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 C4 Targa 1990

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    SOLD / VERKAUFT / VENDU / VERKOCHT Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 C4 Targa 1990 in good condition The Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 was the fastest and most expensive version of the 4th generation (C4). Because of the high price, not many were sold, so this is a very rare car. This is a 1990 Corvette ZR-1 Targa. The car has red paint and red leather interior. Both the in- and outside are in good condition with some traces of use. The car has the original LT5 5732CC, V8, 375 HP engine and 6 speed manual gearbox. The car also has electric windows and electric adjustable seats. So a very rare Corvette ZR-1 in good condition. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.

    • Year: 1990
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  • Chevrolet Corvette C1 1959

    €89,950(£75,674.94) €89,950(£75,674.94)

    Chevrolet Corvette C1 1959, Crown Sapphire Metallic This is a 1959 Chevrolet Corvette in the original Corvette 1959 colour Crown Sapphire Metallic with white side panels, a really beautiful combination with the chrome details. Both the in- and outside are in neat condition, well maintained, but not in concours condition. The car has a 4638 CC, V8, 230 HP engine and automatic gearbox. The sound of this V8 is great thanks to the double exhaust. When you are looking for a beautiful Corvette C1, this car is really interesting. Car has Rumanian title and mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.

    • Year: 1959
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  • Chevrolet: Corvette C3 Targa Top

    £17,500 £17,500

    This is a matching numbers Corvette C3 with removable glass Targa panels. The mileage of 31,610 is believed to be genuine although not warranted and the car also benefits from power window and door locks, telescopic steering wheel, factory fitted air conditioning and automatic transmission. This silver with red leather trim Corvette is in excellent condition and has been stored in a dry, controlled environment. Although un-registered, the necessary title document is available to register the car in the UK and we can confirm the necessary import taxes have been paid. A very good example of an iconic, American sports car. It features: Vin Number: 1Z8789S411291 Matching Numbers engine 350/195 HP L48 Engine Auto transmission Factory Air-conditioning Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel Removable mirrored glass T-Tops Polished alloy wheels Power windows & Door locks 31,610 genuine miles Correct code 13 Silver paint with code 722 Red leather interior Sold unregistered in the UK, but with full vehicle tile document with all taxes paid This vehicle is in fantastic condition, and has been dry stored since import in a controlled environment. ** Please note these are not M.O.D owned assets ** Stock

    • Year: 2017
    • Mileage: 31610 mi
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  • Chevrolet : Corvette Stingray Convertible

    £27,000 £27,000

    One of only 16,663 produced and unlikely to be available again in this condition. This Corvette Stingray convertible is a matching numbers car and can only be described as stunning. The yellow paintwork is in excellent order as are the black leather seats which are complemented by yellow piping. The engine has recently been rebuilt and benefits from an Edelbrock carburettor, the side exhaust pipes contribute to making this Corvette look and sound fantastic. The hood is new as is the fuel tank, wheels and tyres. This four-speed (manual transmission) Corvette needs to be viewed to be appreciated; it is, quite simply, superb. It features: Vin Number: 194679S709266 Rebuilt 350/350 HP Matching Numbers engine 4 speed Manual Edelbrock Carb New Wheels & Tyres New Headers Side Pipes New custom Paint New interior Original Gauges New Fuel Tank New Convertible top Sold unregistered in the UK, but with full vehicle tile document with all taxes paid This vehicle is in fantastic condition, and has been dry stored since import in a controlled environment. This is a one off opportunity to acquire a unique example of this marque. ** Please note these are not M.O.D owned assets ** Stock Reference: W3

    • Year: 2017
    • Mileage: 16672 mi
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  • : Chevrolet Corvette C2 Sting Ray GBP 125000

    £125,000 £125,000

    Description: We have the pleasure to offer this 1965 Corvette C2 (C2 for 2nd generation) aka “Corvette Stingray” for sale. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C2 was built between 1962 and 1967 and, in 1965, this gorgeous, blue-chip American classic received disc brakes all-round and the awesome 425bhp 396 cubic inch (7 litre) Turbojet 'big block engine' This car, which the current UK owner has had the pleasure to enjoy for more than 10 years, has been meticulously prepared to full FIA specification. It has a fresh, new Tim Adams big block engine delivering 560 bhp, a G-Force T10 gearbox and a Gripper differential. Seat belts, fire system and fuel tank are all current and the car comes with new, 2016 FIA HTP. Nothing further needs to be done to the car and it is sold in race-ready condition. Spares are 3 sets of and miscellaneous running spares. There are many other spare parts available which are optional. This Black/Black Corvette Stingray is located in UK and is a well know car that has been run successfully on the European historic racing scene among which the Goodwood Revival TT where it finished a very respectable 9th overall. This exciting “Vette” is ready to race throughout Eur

    • Year: 1965
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  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette

    $224,900(£173,667.78) $224,900(£173,667.78)

    The Classic Car Gallery is proud to offer this Stunning 1967 427/435 Big Block coupe. This car was the recipient of the Prestigious Duntov award in 2014 and is certainly one of the best 1967 Corvette 427/435 coupes in the country. The car has 42,750 miles, documented per the records of her 5 previous owners. Complete ownership history include collectors Keith Majure, Frank Aveni, Anglo Milazzo and Fred Yankocy. Here is what we know about the car; Sold new at: BRIGANCE CHEVROLET INC 15 West Chicago Ave Oak Park, IL 60030 Marina Blue / Bright Blue vinyl interior 427/435hp M21- Close Ratio 4 speed A02- Tinted Windshield K-66- Transistor Ignition U-69 AM/FM Radio G-81 Positraction 4:11 ratio F-40 Special Suspension N-11 Off Road exhaust Original dealer invoice, and Protecto plate. Original interior except carpet. Recent lacquer paint (correct with no clear coat) The car has received the NCRS DUNTOV Award 98.6% at the 2014 Kansas City National Convention. It also received the BLOOMINGTON GOLD Award at the 2014 Champaign, IL event. This car combines extensive originality with some restorative work to give a stunning car in near new condition, with just a hint of wonderful 60’s patina. Th

    • Year: 1967
    • Mileage: 42750 mi
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  • 1965 Chevrolet Corvette

    $99,900(£77,142.78) $99,900(£77,142.78)

    The Classic Car Gallery is offering this gorgeous 1965 CORVETTE FUELIE ROADSTER. This excellent automobile is a FULLY RESTORED numbers matching SMALL BLOCK 327cid/375hp FUEL INJECTED “FUELIE” 4-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION coupe. This is a very rare car, ONE OF ONLY 771 FUEL INJECTED CARS BUILT IN 1965. She underwent a full restoration, finished in 2010 and has been in a private collection in until just recently. She features her original numbers matching 327ci/375hp, original date coded drivetrain, and correct date coded Fuel injection unit. She takes her drive through her original 4:11 POSI REAR END. The car has REPRODUCTION “BOLT ON KNOCK OFF”. The NASSAU BLUE paint is excellent, and her BLUE VINYL interior is supple and unblemished. All date codes match, and everything works as it should. The 4 speed transmission shifts as new. The top convertible top is NEW. The tires are NEW. IMPORTANT IDENTIFICATION #S OPTIONS and INFORMATION; FULL RESTORATION COMPLETED IN 2010 ?? DOCUMENTED 3-OWNER CAR 1 OF 771 FUELIES BUILT IN 1965 (ONE OF ONLY 370 CURRENTLY KNOWN TO EXIST) VIN 194675S108824 ENGINE 327CID/375HP BLOCK # 5108824 F0I26HG 4-SPEED TRANSMISSION Rebuilt less than 1000 miles ago (ORI

    • Year: 1965
    • Mileage: 1000 mi
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  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Roadster

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    (SOLD) This spectacular two owner car is a California black plates car with matching numbers. This is a factory roadster with hard-top only. The car was in storage for many years, and ten years ago it was purchased by the second owner. Ten years ago the second owner took the car to a well-known Corvette expert in North County San Diego who serviced all the systems and rebuilt and replaced as needed. During this process, the Stingray benefited from a new repaint, new seat covers, serviced instruments, and had the bright work re-chromed as needed, with the goal of keeping the car as authentic and original as possible. It comes with factory hubcaps, a Delco AM/FM radio, and the factory hardtop. The hard top is going to need restoration, but it has been repainted body color. The soft top bows and tops are readily available if so desired. We believe the miles to be original from the overall condition of the car. The second owner had known this car since the first owner purchased it and believe it’s original. Here is a great opportunity to have a great Corvette that’s a high end driver with good history.

    • Year: 1963
    • Mileage: 35269 mi
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  • 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

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    (SOLD) This is a California black plate, factory built (big block) Corvette Stingray Convertible that is in spectacular condition. It was previously owned by a collector in Southern California, always well maintained and garage kept. This Corvette has been fitted with the original 427 / 425hp engine block from the factory and has benefited from a ground up restoration. The attention to detail and a quality restoration definitely appears in this Stingray. It has knock off wheels, an original AM/FM radio in the dash, and a side exhaust.

    • Year: 1966
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  • 1968 CHEVROLET Corvette L89 Racing car

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    Our 1968 L89 Racing car Corvette # 194678S404229 is one of the only 390 1968 L89 Corvettes (both coupes and convertibles) equipped with the RPO L89 engine.  She was delivered new as a highly rated road car in 1968 before being prepared for racing by her second owner, Alex Harvey-Bailey, in 1972.  Rhoddy Harvey-Bailey, Alex Harvey-Bailey’s son, entered and drove the L89 Racing Corvette # 194678S404229 into the 1972 British Modified racing series "Mod Sports" to 6 victories, 3 second-place finishes and lap records at Mallory Park and Castle Combe!  This 1968 L89 Corvette had a tremendous impact on UK racing fans in 1972 as it was the sole big-bore American racing car active in the UK in 1972.  Overhauled and restored in 2003 - 2004, she still retains the optional aluminium cylinder heads 1967-vintage 543 hp 427 cu V-8 engine, its original matching-numbers Muncie M21 gearbox and its singular 4-barrel set up (common with L88) which had been fitted for the 1972 UK "Mod Sports".  Ready for FIA-approved historic racing events in Europe and vintage racing in the USA.  European taxes paid Â

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  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

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    You will truly have an incredible driving experience with everything this beautiful automobile has to offer This ZR1 stands in showroom condition, and has many distinctive features, both performance and convenience oriented. This ZR1 is stated to be fully “loaded with all options;” as such this would include heated seats, in-dash CD, DVD navigation, Bluetooth wireless technology with steering wheel-mounted controls, Bose stereo system with 7 speakers, memory package, universal home remote, luggage shade, steering-wheel mounted radio controls, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth, OnStar, dual-zone climate control, and the heads-up display. With all original documents and accessories.

    • Year: 2009
    • Mileage: 7340 mi
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  • 1968 Chevrolet Corvette 427, 4 speed Coupe

    $38,500(£29,729.70) $38,500(£29,729.70)

    Chequered Flag International is pleased to offer this 1968 Chevrolet Corvette T Top coupe in Le Mans Blue (076) with Medium Blue (414) interior. 427, #'s matching engine with 4 speed transmission. 91,503 miles, nicely optioned with:- power windows, telescopic steering wheel, power brakes and power windows. Very honest and original throughout, still has its smog pump connected. Very good straight body with older but still very presentable paint with a few nicks and chips, lovely original interior. Superb mechanically and a delight to drive, lots of power. Good shift, nice synchros and clutch. This is a great honest big block Corvette from before the big horse power loss of the early 70's. I think this represents great value. Inspections encouraged. All sales AS-IS. Sales tax and lic fees due if delivered in California. - Contact Chequered Flag at 310-827-8665 or sales@chequeredflag.com for more information. - Please see more inventory and photos at www.chequeredflag.com. - Visit Chequered Flag International online at chequeredflag.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 310-827-8665 today to schedule your test drive.

    • Year: 1968
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  • 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

    $139,500(£107,721.90) $139,500(£107,721.90)

    In the late 1950s, California-based hot rod shop Barris Kustoms was beginning to make waves in the custom car world. George Barris had been tweaking, customizing and restyling cars since early in the decade. After moving to Los Angeles to start his own shop, George and his brother Sam pioneered many of the techniques and styles that set the standard for the hot rodding world in the coming years. Along with other pro builders like Ed Roth, Dean Jeffries, Gene Winfield, the Barris Brothers helped to establish hot-rodding in mainstream American culture. Barris had been building cars for private clients since his high-school days. By the time Barris Kustoms was in full swing, they were getting commissions from television and film stars, musicians and Hollywood studios. In the mid-1960s, George was approached by Accessories International to build them a promotional vehicle that would be a show stopper used to highlight their parts. Accessories International supplied various bolt-on accessories such as wheel spinners, regulator covers and valve-cover dress up kits. Many Accessories International parts were sold with Barris Kustoms branding. For their promotional vehicle, they chose a 1958 Corvette that was purchased new by the company and handed it over to Barris to work his magic. George set to work heavily modifying the Corvette, using Bill Mitchell’s XP 700 as a source of inspiration. The GM XP 700 was a 1958 Corvette that was reworked by Mitchell (the Head of GM Styling from 1958-1977) as a GM Dream Car, which he also used as a daily driver for the first year of its life. The XP 700 had a pronounced, extended grille and double-headlight pods in the front, deeply sculpted side coves and lots of sweeps highlighted by crisp feature lines. It was revised in 1959, when Mitchell added a plexiglass bubble top that had been sprayed with vaporized aluminum to reflect the heat of the sun. The XP 700 was pilfered to make the XP 755 “Mako Shark” in 1961 which still survives to this day, though the XP 700 body has long since been destroyed. For Barris’ work on the Accessories International Corvette, he began with a dramatic restyling of the front end, extending the quad headlights outward on more pronounced “pods”. The grille drew directly from the XP 700, featuring a dramatic oval shaped affair with integrated side scoops. An additional hood scoop fed air to the carburetor, and the signature 1958 ‘Vette hood louvers and trim were smoothed out. In the rear, the heavy chrome trim was removed and smoothed, and sharp pronounced Jet Age fins were grafted to the tops of the quarters. A 1958 Impala roof vent was grafted into the hard top. The car was then painted in a lurid blue with silver coves and a silver painted hard top, again mimicking the aluminum-hued Plexiglas top on the original XP 700. It was then fitted with the whole range of Accessories International parts, from the wheels on up, and was soon touring the country, as the poster-child for AI accessories at custom car shows, trade shows and other special events. Today, the Barris Kustoms 1958 Corvette presents in very good condition with the original Barris modifications and AI parts still largely intact. It is a super cool and highly authentic period piece, down to the AAA whitewall bias ply tires mounted on genuine Ansen magnesium wheels outfitted with Accessories International spinners. The drivetrain consists of a 1960’s period 327/four-barrel mated to a four-speed manual ‘box with Hurst shifter. The cabin is also highly original, with black upholstered seats and a period wood-rimmed Grant steering wheel. All in, this is an interesting and totally unique piece of Kustom Car history that presents in very original, very well-preserved condition. Genuine Barris Kustoms cars are highly collectible pieces of Americana, and this particular car’s unique history and array of period parts add yet more layers of desirability. This 1958 Corvette is sure to be a hit at vintage hot-rod events, Good Guys cruises or any gathering of Kustom Kulture enthusiasts.

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  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

    $72,500(£55,984.50) $72,500(£55,984.50)

    Chequered Flag International is pleased to offer this 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible in Sunfire Yellow with Black leather interior and Black soft-top. Matching numbers. Very well optioned with automatic (J50) power brakes, power steering, power windows, telescopic steering column. leather seats, AM/FM radio, hard and soft tops, aluminum wheels and side exhausts. Completely restored 80 miles ago to a very high standard. All new paint, interior, top, etc. Engine and trans fully rebuilt, full repaint, full chassis and underside overhaul. New interior:- carpets, seats, trim and soft top, hard top restored. Even the radio has been refurbished. Inspections encouraged. All sales AS-IS. Sales tax and license fees due if delivered in California. Visit Chequered Flag International online at chequeredflag.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 310-827-8665 today to schedule your test drive.

    • Year: 1967
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