For Sale at Auction: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette in Scottsdale, Arizona

Vehicle Description

Powered by a 265/225hp V8 engine topped with two 4-barrel carburetors mated to a 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission with 3.55 rear axle. The Corvette features an all-matching-numbers drivetrain and is car #284 of the first 600 built in 1956. Finished in Aztec Copper with Shoreline Beige coves, this car is one of only 166 produced in this color combination. The car comes factory-equipped with radio, heater, windshield washer, power top and hubcaps. This multi-award-winning Corvette was featured in the March 2018 issue of Corvette magazine and was awarded four Top Flights by the National Corvette Restoration Society (NCRS), reflecting the condition and originality of the car as it was produced in February 1956. Additionally, this Corvette received the The Duntov Mark of Excellence on July 22, 2021, with a score of 98.6% (above 97% is required), received at the National Convention. All three awards must be completed in a 3-year period. The Duntov Award is only given to Corvettes built been 1953-74 and out of the total Corvettes built during this time only 0.2% have achieved the Mark of Excellence Award. Out of the total 3,467 Corvettes produced in 1956 only 17 have received the Duntov Award. Out of the total 600 First Design units only four (0.08%) have received the Duntov Award. The car comes with restoration documents including receipts, NCRS Judging Summaries and Judging Manual (used in the restoration) with numbers and dates of all major components of the car. ** PREVIEW

Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID:CC-1543100
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Interior Color:BEIGE
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:136746
  • VIN:E56S001284

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