For Sale: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette in Napoleon, Ohio

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Vehicle Description

1956 Corvette SR1 Tribute "The Real McCoy", 265 V8 engine with dual fours and manual transmission. Polo White paint with Blue coves, Blue stripes, and Red interior. This replica is a beautifully executed tribute to the Sebring Class - Winning SR1 prototype and accompanied with Chevrolet Engineering Experimental Shop and Garage build orders. The SR1 (Special Racing) Prototype was created by GM's Chevrolet Engineering in late 1955 and early 1956. In Corvette's first entry into sports car racing, at the 1956 Sebring 12 Hours, the SR1 driven by John Fitch and Walt Hansgen won its class and finished 9th overall. The chassis has many period-correct race features including high-rate shortened front coil springs and faster steering. The rear suspension has lengthened shackles and five-leaf springs. Lightened by 250 lbs. and equipped with Halibrand pin-drive and spin-on retainers.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-830036
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:1005H
  • VIN:E56S003004
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:FullyRestored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Drive Train:RearWheelDr