This 2011 Chevrolet Corvette looks like a million bucks, but you
can get into it for far less. We only sell a few late-model cars
here at Streetside Classics, but we absolutely love this one
because its powerful V8 and stick-shift truly make it a modern
When you're looking to invest in a modern classic, there are some key points to keep in mind. First, make sure it looks as pristine as the day it was on the showroom floor. This coupe has been someone's baby, and so the nose hasn't been sandblasted by gravel or scraped on steep driveways. There's no door dings or any signs this was a daily driver. The total presentation looks more like it's six days old than six years old. But the best part is the Torch Red paint. After all, a bright red Corvette is such a classic that they sing songs about it. And the correct alloy wheels (new for 2011) are rendered in graphite, which gives it an appearance that's equal parts modern and sporty.
It's hard to find a better color combo than a red exterior with a black interior. Plus, the upgrade in quality the C6 received is instantly apparent with the condition inside. The leather bucket seats are supportive and comfortable, and they power adjust to the perfect driving position. This Corvette carries all the best features, including power windows, power locks, AM/FM/CD/XM stereo with aux input, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, keyless entry/ignition, power steering, and dual zone climate control. And because this is a modern classic, you also get modern safety features like dual front airbags, side airbags, and anti-lock brakes. There's a great targa top to let you decide when you want the elements to blow through the cabin, and the C6's large trunk means you can always carry the roof panel with you to snap in at a moment's notice. But even with all these features, the one we know you'll never get tired of is watching the gauges do their dance every time you fire up this sports car.
Remember how amazed everyone was at the C4 ZR-1's 405 horsepower? Well, this 2011 C6 pulls 430 horsepower from its LS3 V8 - that's how it came from the factory. The LS-series of engines are quite modification-friendly, but this modern powerhouse remains completely stock. In fact, the condition of this original motor is one of the great benefits of the fastidious ownership in Corvette culture. Then again, why would you want to mess with a sturdy construction that's built to also be versatile? That's why the C6 is the perfect vehicle for everything from rush-hour traffic to hammering the corners during a track day. The six-speed manual transmission is a valuable feature to have. Not only does it mean neck-snapping performance is always just a downshift away, but also it's a distinctive item that will make this Corvette desirable as it matures into full classic status. Of course, this is the kind of machine you'll love enjoying today, too, thanks to the four-wheel vented disc brakes, a fully-independent sports suspension, and the grip of Goodyear Eagle F1 performance tires.
Complete with owner's manual and with only 47,335 miles on the odometer, you know you're getting one heck of a deal on a one-owner modern classic...that is if you're quick enough to grab it. Don't miss out, call today!!!
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