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Vehicle Description

• Rare Factory 4 Speed
• No Expense Spared Body Off Restoration
• 283 / 283 hp FUEL-INJECTED Engine

1957 for the Corvette was one of the cleanest designed cars, it was the pinnacle for American car design and the first year for "Fuel Injection". The 1957 Corvette is one of the most iconic Corvettes and most sought after. One first was "One Horsepower per Cubic Inch" The 283ci "Fuelie" pumped out 283hp.

The styling of the 1957 Corvette was largely unchanged, however the performance vastly improved. In 1957 the new Corvette took a giant stride forward with the introduction of the new Ramjet Fuel Injection. This was at the time, the most advanced performance feature ever offered on an American production engine. The Ramjet Fuel Injection, an efficient constant flow system that eliminated the carburetor, delivered fuel directly to the cylinders for instantaneous accelerator response, greater overall fuel economy, higher low-speed torque and smoothness, ease of starting and overall improvement of engine performance, was sensational. In one bold stroke the 1957 Chevrolet Corvette provided a new dimension of driving pleasure.

This Corvette has been the recipient of a Complete No Expense spared Body Off Restoration done in 2018. Refinished in its factory color of Venetian Red with Red Interior trim & White folding soft top. This Complete matching numbers car is powered by the optional 283 / 283 hp V8 Fuel Injection Engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission & 3.70 Positraction Rear Axle. Also equipped with AM Wonderbar Radio, Heater, Windshield Washer system, 6.70 x 15 Whitewall Tires & Two-Tone Paint Combination.

July 29th '57 Build Date
Engine Block Casting Number = 3731548
Block Casting Date G117 = July 11 '57
Engine Assembly Date F12EL = July 12 '57 283/283 FI with Manual Trans

Fuel Injection Unit 7014960 Serial #1113

Distributor 1110908
Distributor Date 7F11 = June 11 '57

Coil 1115107

Generator 1102043
Gen Date 7F20 = June 20 '57

Harrison Radiator Dated 57E = May '57

Borg Warner T-10 Transmission
Stamp WG1072 = Warner July 10 '57 2nd shift
Main Case Date 4-26-57
Tail shaft Date 4-18-57

Rear Axle 3743833
Casting Date F217 = June 21 '57
Ratio & Date AN 7 0 3 = 3.70 Positraction Dated July 3rd

Front Shocks Delco Spiral
Dated 6 B 57

Rear Shocks Delco Spiral
Dated 6 C 57

Master Cylinder 5456022

Windshield Date IT = June '57
Door Glass Date JT = May '57

Ready to enjoy, well sorted out, runs & drives amazing!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1426773
  • Price:Contact Seller
  • Location:Wallingford, Connecticut
  • Year:1957
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Ventian Red
  • Interior Color:Venetian Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:20-54
  • VIN:E57S10

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