For Sale at Auction: 1961 Chevrolet Corvette in Scottsdale, Arizona

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Vehicle Description

This Corvette is finished in Dark Gray Metallic with red leather reclining seats and red ostrich trim from Al Knoch Interiors. The car, which sports a red Stinger scooped hood, was rebuilt several years ago using all-original body panels, and is powered by a GM Performance 525hp 6.2-liter LS3 engine. The LS3 is complemented by a TREMEC TKO600 5-speed manual transmission with a special .64 overdrive 5th gear and a hydraulic clutch. It features a Jim Meyer Racing tubular A-arm front suspension with QA1 shocks and adjustable coilovers, rack & pinion steering and Vintage Air, with a Vintage Air front runner belt drive system. Ceramic-coated headers with polished 3-inch stainless-steel exhaust and MagnaFlow stainless polished mufflers are built into a custom side exhaust system that comes through the body in front of the rear wheels. Engine cooling is provided by a Be Cool polished-aluminum radiator with an electric fan. A custom polished-aluminum Currie Ford 9-inch rear housing with a 4-link and Panhard bar, aluminum Currie third member with Truetrac posi-traction with 3.90 gears, and shortened Dutchman axles complete the package. It's also equipped with power windows and an electric-powered hood. The Wilwood power brakes have 6-piston calipers in front and 4-piston in the rear with custom drilled and slotted rotors, as well as an E-brake with super dampener. A Flaming River tilt steering column provides control and responsiveness. The interior features a custom dash with red-lit Dakota Digital custom gauges, custom center console with touchscreen monitor, DVD receiver, Bluetooth and USB interface. It's also equipped with a Painless complete wiring system, custom headlights, 20-inch Budnik wheels, a black Stayfast soft-top and the trunk is completely trimmed out in red ostrich with a subwoofer and amplifier.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1447519
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Year:1961
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:METALLIC GRAY
  • Interior Color:RED
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:132987
  • VIN:10867S104376

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Barrett-Jackson Auctions
Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260