For Sale at Auction: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette in Scottsdale, Arizona

Vehicle Description

This custom 1959 Chevrolet Corvette roadster was designed and built by the Hot Rod Service Company in Campbell, CA. Powered by a Chevrolet LS7 engine with a custom camshaft, a Kinsler carbon-fiber IR Cross-Ram, a Billet Specialties front runner serpentine kit, a custom-fabricated dual cold-air intake and stack boxes. The engine is mated to a Chevrolet 6L90E transmission equipped with a Currie Truetrac 9-inch rear end with 3.73 gears and a 3-inch aluminum driveshaft with a Holley engine-management system. This Corvette also features XRP Hypalon fuel lines and fittings, Autowire chassis wiring and a stainless-steel, hand-fabricated 3-inch exhaust exiting through the bumper. With Forgeline wheels in the front and rear, this roadster includes a hand-fabricated boxed chassis that has been widened and stretched, along with a narrowed rear section for larger wheels. It features a chassis cross bracing and custom exhaust ports with reliefs, fabricated body mounts and interior chassis roll bar supports, with front tubular chassis and body support. This car also has a hand-fabricated rear-end housing and a 4-link system with a custom wishbone. It rides on custom suspension mounts for air ride with AccuAir suspension management, and has Wilwood drilled and slotted rotors (14-inch rear and 15-inch front) with 6-piston calipers. This Corvette also has a Wilwood dual master cylinder with custom Hydro-Boost, fabricated stainless-steel brake lines, a stainless-steel fuel system with a stainless-steel 18-gallon tank featuring an in-tank pump, and a taillight fuel filler. Finished in custom Triple Black, the exterior features a custom cove, front fender and trim enhancements, and a custom front grille and spears. Equipped with custom shaved and tucked bumpers, custom front and rear valance panels, hand-fabricated and bucked windshield struts and surround trim, a custom-fabricated front windshield, and a hand-fabricated inner fender and firewall structure. The interior has a billet-trim custom dash and a gauge pod, custom gauges with aluminum bezels, billet gauge surrounds and a column mount, and a hand-laid fiberglass center console with custom grab bars. Features a push-button start with all-billet function buttons, a remote battery cutoff, a power emergency brake, exhaust cutouts and a custom hand-stitched interior, including seats and leather floorboards. The interior also includes Mercedes square-weave carpet, leather trunk billet sill plates, Clayton machine works pedals, an Alpine stereo system, a Flaming River steering column, billet rack & pinion steering with a center console shifter, a billet paddle shifter with HUD display, a MOMO steering wheel, power door locks, trunk and power hood latches and a Vintage Air system.

Vehicle Details

  • 1959 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID: CC-1672880
  • Price: Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Year:1959
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:BLACK/GREY
  • Interior Color:BLACK/GREY
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:142960
  • VIN:J59S100522
Listed By:
Barrett-Jackson Auctions
Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

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