“When you buy a Corvette, you buy a lot more than a car. You buy
an image. A car that’s eager for the open road. A car with no
compromises … a car whose form follows its function … Buy any other
sports car and all you get is today’s car. Buy a Corvette and you
get a piece of tomorrow.” These are the words with which Chevrolet
lured buyers into its showrooms in 1971, eager to put excited
drivers behind the wheel of its stunning Corvette.
This gorgeous 1971 Corvette Stingray Convertible has been refinished in its original color of Bridgehampton Blue Metallic and features an optional matching hardtop and a white soft top. Its finish has a beautiful luster that is further accentuated by its chrome and brightwork which are in excellent condition. Newer white letter tires wrapped on Chrome Rallye wheels and rectangular dual exhaust tips lend an air of sportiness.
The cockpit is equally sporty, featuring high-backed contoured bucket seats with integrated head restraints in Dark Blue vinyl. A full array of gauges will keep you informed about what is going on under the hood. Its newer interior is in excellent condition and features new seating areas, door panels and carpeting. You’ll also appreciate its optional tilt and telescopic steering wheel and AM/FM radio.
Powered by its original 270 horsepower 350 CID V-8, this Corvette has plenty of guts in the performance department! Its original engine has been driven less than 5,000 miles since being professionally rebuilt. The engine is mated to its original 3-speed automatic transmission. Other upgrades include electronic ignition, stainless steel brake and fuel lines, new brake pads and calipers and a new front suspension. Regularly maintained, this gorgeous Corvette is ready to go!
Owned by its most recent owner since 1989, this Corvette comes complete with extensive restoration and service records.
One item of note is that minor imperfections in the finish do not detract from the overall appearance of this car. In addition, the clock is not currently functioning. The fuel gauge reads over-full when the gas tank is filled, but is otherwise accurate. It should also be noted that the windshield washer tubing is not currently installed, and the turn signals, although working, could use some adjustment at the steering wheel.
If a drop-top C3 Corvette in a stunning color combination is what you desire, this is the Corvette for you!