1961 Fawn Beige Corvette Roadster in excellent condition. A rare original color that is hard to find! It looks fantastic and runs great. Garaged for totality of ownership. This roadster includes both hard and soft tops for driving in any conditions. It has been entered into and won many local classic car contests including Corvettes United in past years. A sharp looking roadster with both curb appeal and a fun driving experience!
The current General Motors Crate engine installed has under 10k miles on it. This New Crate V-8 engine is kept clean and is running in excellent condition with the 4 speed transmission doing so as well. This vehicle has the original ignition shielding in place along with the generator. Odometer reading on the vehicle reads 21,875. Also, The original engine that came with the car IS part of the sale.
The exterior of the car has been repainted in the original Fawn Beige and is in excellent condition. The chrome and trim are bright and are in very good condition. The undercarriage is clean and the fit of all the doors, trunk and hood latches is excellent. The suspension and front end have been maintained and updated as needed. This roadster has nice American wheels currently on it with good radial tires. The original wheels and wheel covers are included.
The interior of this beauty is the original black vinyl which has been well cared for. It has an updated radio with a cassette player installed that looks like the original. The original radio is included also.
This car has been garaged with a protective cloth when not in use to protect and preserve it.
It has been evaluated and appraised for it's authenticity and value by Gerry Martel Certified Appraisers of Fitchburg, MA.
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Chevrolet produced only 300 examples of its Corvette sports car for the 1953 model year, and according to the dealer in Phoenix advertising the Pick of the Day on ClassicCars.com, this one, the 87th produced, “is one of the most important extant.” And thus the $249,800 asking price for this 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. According to […]
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