For Sale: 1981 Chevrolet Corvette in O'Fallon, Illinois


Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Dallas is excited to present a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette! 383 stroker engine, and featuring Hooker headers with 425+ horsepower, a new radiator to support the new powerful engine, and a FiTech Go-Efi installed, this powerhouse is presented in correct #75 Red with custom black accent paint, a Panoramic Panel Roof (T-Tops) and the original 152 Silver Gray interior. With over $18,000 documented alone in restoration and engine work on the car since 2015 when purchased as a personal project for the previous owner. Nearly every component under the hood has been replaced including the engine, radiator, fuel pump, alternator, starter, headers, power steering, etc. The seats were reupholstered, and new glass T-tops installed. The car has been kept under cover and babied most of its known life. the owner spent over $10k to have Precision Automotive out of Paris, TX install a 383 Stroker engine in 2017 (receipts for work attached). The new powerhouse engine boats a V8, 5.7 Liter, and 425+hp known among collector, racing, and hot rod enthusiasts worldwide for its power, reliability, and performance. In addition, installed was a larger radiator to support the higher horsepower engine and a stall on the automatic transmission. The original steering wheel was also replaced, with a Corvette OEM radio installed to bring the car more current. The power steering pump and alternator were replaced in August 2020. We have the clean CARFAX history reports. This fun driving 1981 Corvette for sale is ready to head on down to the local cruise-in, drive-in movie, and show. To view the car in greater detail, including 100+ HD photos and HD video, please visit For more information please call the Dallas showroom at 817-310-9400 or e-mail us at [email protected]

Vehicle Details

  • 1981 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID:CC-1466709
  • Price:$22,500
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1981
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:101925
  • Stock Number:DFW1582
  • VIN:1G1AY8762BS410420

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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269