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CC-516109

For Sale: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette
in Austin, Texas

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Description
 
This is a 1959 Fully Restored Corvette. Very minimal use stored in a locked garage. I bought it from the owner of a large car dealership who kept it in the showroom. The engine has 77651 miles on it. Roman Red with White Coves, Both soft top and hard top, factory 3- speed manual transmission, factory 283 cu in. engine w/Edelbrock intake, original Wonderbar radio, tach, clock, gauges, heater. All chrome and stainless trim in excellent condition. Paint and body excellent except for a small chips by gas door. This is an absolutely great car, all the work is done, its ready to be driven today.

Restoration Details
-I have the VIN Number
-Two numbers on the back of the block - Showing it is a period correct block was cast on Dec 8, 1958 and according to the VIN car was built between March and April 1959.
- Number on front right was decked off with block was rebuilt- however I know it was the basic model 283/230hp
- The intake and carburetor were both replaced with Edelbrock
- Generator was replaced with Alternator
- All chrome was sent off to be re-chromed
- Car was re-painted while chrome was off
- There is a small paint chip around gas cap
- All interior and seats (leather and cushions) were re-done
- Brand new soft top
- Hard top was painted at same time - however the back glass is plexiglass and needs to be resealed - I never used the hard top so I didn't care to fix it
- I have approximately 600 miles on the car since restoration in 2008
- The Wonderbar radio (was internally replaced with a AM/FM radio)
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$53,500
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
Austin, TX
Zip
78746
Vehicle Basics

Odometer Reading
77589

Year
1959

Convertible
Yes

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Roman Red

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Exterior
Very Good

Interior Details

Color(s)
Red

Seat Material
Leather

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Interior
Mint

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
V-8

Engine Size
283

Engine History
Rebuilt

Engine Condition
Running

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

Drive Train
Rear-wheel drive

 
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