For Sale: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette in Clifton Park, New York

Vehicle Description

Rally Red
Red Interior
L71 427/435HP Turbo-Jet Engine
M21 Close-Ratio Muncie 4-Speed Manual Transmission
AZ Code 3:55 Posi-Traction Rear Differential
K66 Transistorized Ignition
AM/FM Radio
White Convertible Soft Top
F70X 15 Firestone Red LineTires
1 Of Only 2898 L71 Equipped Corvettes in 1968
Comprehensive Frame Off Restoration

This gorgeous 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible as an outstanding example of the third generation of America's Sports Car. But it gets even better Delivered New to Earl Davis Chevrolet in Mansfield Ohio the most powerful production engine ever offered in a road-going Corvette-the thundering L71 427 CI Mark IV big-block V-8 backed by a close Ratio Muncie M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission.

This Corvette was subject to a frame-off restoration to award-winning concours condition, its beautiful combination of Rally Red paint, matching Red vinyl interior and white soft top is one of the most attractive blends of its era, and one that still pleases to this day. First offered as an option in mid-1967, the Corvette's L71 427 powerplant set a new standard of performance with a heady specification that included a forged steel crank and heavy-duty connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, 11.0:1 compression and a racy solid-lifter camshaft actuating large-diameter valves in high-flow, rectangular-port cylinder heads with closed combustion chambers. Chevrolet officially rated the L71's output at 435 HP at 5,800 RPM, but when all three inline Holley 2-barrel carburetors were opened under full throttle, its true nature was revealed as revs climbed to the 6,500 RPM redline and power continued to soar on the way to more than 140 MPH.

Ordering the L71 engine automatically added K66 transistorized ignition and a 4-speed manual transmission, both of which are featured here in addition to, the 4-wheel disc brakes that became standard equipment in 1965. Completed with Soft Ray-tinted glass, an AM/FM radio and Coker classic redline tires on Rally wheels,

Vehicle Details

  • 1968 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID: CC-1574481
  • Price: Contact Seller
  • Location:Clifton Park, New York
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Rally Red
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Odometer:30518
  • Stock Number:V-3968
  • VIN:194678S420296

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Verrillo Motor Car Co.
1926 US 9
Clifton Park, NY 12065
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