1971 Corvette Convertible, two tops, ZR2/LS6 with special heavy duty M-22 trans, numbers match. Ontario Orange paint with Black interior and Black soft top. Body-off restoration by the Naber Brothers of Houston, TX and in immaculate condition. These type restorations normally cost between $80,000.00 to $125,000.00. NCRS Top Flight award in 2013. The last of the Z (Zora) hi-performance cars of which only 12 were built and only three convertibles. Documented export car per the GM shipping data report that shows a production date of May 25th, 1971 by GM Overseas Distribution (dealer code #1 in zone 79). Bloomington Gold Special Collection in 1999, 2000 National Corvette Museum's Concours d'Performance exhibit, 2003 Bloomington Gold Corvette Hall of Fame. Optioned with aluminum heads, heavy duty radiator, power brakes, shoulder harness, auxiliary hardtop, M-22, 3.55 posi, J-56 heavy duty brakes, special heavy duty suspension, SS brakes, A.I.R., aluminized exhaust, tinted glass, rallys, and blackwall tires. Most all factory correct type components.
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