Being presented for sale is one of the rarest cars in the world. The War Bonnet Yellow 1971 LS6 Corvette Coupe being offered is 1 of only 188 LS6 Corvettes and 1 of 122 built with the optional M22 close ratio heavy duty “rock crusher” 4 -Speed manual transmission. Production of the LS6 Corvettes was 1/3 convertibles and 2/3 coupes. The 454ci LS6 engine option was a one year engine option only offered in 1971, with 425hp at 5,600rpm and 475 ft. lbs. of torque at 4,000 rpm. The LS6 Corvette could achieve 60mph in 5.3 seconds, a true rocket ready for launch and was only surpassed in horsepower by the L88 engine option, offered in 1967,1968, and 1969, with a total production of 216 L88 Corvettes.
With 57,937 miles and optioned with the N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering column, Deluxe Leather interior and U79 AM/FM Stereo Radio, this 1971 War Bonnet Yellow LS6 Coupe, presents as a highly original, unmolested, well documented Corvette in excellent condition. This is an original drivetrain car, with original window glass, and an original interior. The car was repainted in base coat/ clear coat, which shows very well today. The car comes with a NCRS validated Corvette Order Copy ( tank sticker), Protect-O-Plate, and NCRS Top Flight Award.
Cars of this caliber are few and far between, presenting the discriminating collector the opportunity to acquire a very special and truly rare investment grade Corvette to enhance their collection.
The car is located in San Diego, CA. Arrangements to personally inspect this Corvette can be made by contacting Mark at 609-306-1631 10am-8pm EST.