1957 Corvette Convertible, 283-283 hp, (fuelie), 4 speed with RPO-684 race package consisting of: Heavy Duty Brakes, suspension, springs, shocks, stabilizer bar, metallic brakes, cooling fans, wide wheels, and fast steering adaptor, of which only 51 were produced in 1957 for racing to defend the honor of the Corvette brand. Venetian Red paint with matching interior and Beige soft top. Professional body-off restoration and all in excellent condition. These type restorations normally cost between $80,000.00 to $125,000.00. Very rare radio delete and heater delete car optioned with T-10 transmission, 4.11 posi, fuel injection, aluminized off road exhaust, courtesy lights, hubcaps, and 6.70x15" blackwall tires. Most all factory correct type components.
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