Considered by many automobile cognoscenti to be the most beautiful Corvette ever built, the 1957 Corvette, with its clean form follows function bodywork, was an amazing automobile in its day and today is a prized iconic classic. With a major performance breakthrough incorporating the new for 1957 283ci engine, 4-Speed manual transmission and Rochester fuel injection, the 1957 Corvette was a world class sports car ready to take on the competition. The combination of classy styling and true performance makes the 1957 Corvette a top contender on the list of the top 10 investment grade Corvettes. The 1957 283ci/283hp 3-Speed Fuel injected Venetian Red, with Shoreline Beige coves, and Beige soft top roadster being offered for sale has owned by the seller since 2009. He is a master Corvette restorer, who has been involved with the car’s restoration since 1994. His previous restoration efforts have achieved the NCRS Duntov Award of Excellence, Bloomington Gold Certification and The Triple Crown Award. This is a “no hit body” car painted in single stage urethane in 1993. The car presents in excellent condition, with re-chromed original bumpers, original chrome molding, correctly dated LOF North American OEM glass, a new soft top and frame fitted by Clint Coffman, original gages redone by Clocks by Roger, starter and generator rebuilt by John Pickle Sr., and a new wiring harness, from Lectric Limited. The right hand horn (low note) is #339, the left hand horn (high note) is #340. The car has a rebuilt correctly dated transmission, with an original shifter and ball. This is a no heater / no washer car optioned with the Wonderbar radio (rebuilt), emergency brake flasher and courtesy lights. This is a 1957 high level driver to be proudly owned and thoroughly and enthusiastically enjoyed not a car to be confined to the garage, trailer and judging field. Here is the opportunity to acquire an iconic classic Corvette at a very affordable price. The car is located in Ontario, Canada. To schedule an opportunity to see the car and go for a test drive, please call Mark 609-306-1631 10am - 8pm EST.