Unique, fast, and affordable – it's tough to beat this 1973 Chevrolet Corvette with its special dark red paint glistening in the sunshine and a performance ZZ3 crate motor under the hood.
Corvette fans recognize the color of deep dark red on this Stingray. It's Anniversary Red Metallic that was created specially to commemorate 50 years of the Corvette. It's hard to argue with the application that went on this classic coupe. The dark appearance gives the shark-like nose a more sinister look, and the shine does a great job of highlighting the C3's curves. Besides, this 1973 car deserves the commemorative color because it's the 20th anniversary of the Corvette. Beyond the color, this '73 is desirable for its design. It was the only time Chevrolet offered the body-colored nose with the rear chrome bumperettes. This is what legendary designer Larry Shinoda had said was his intentions for the C3 from the beginning (it just took them five years to get there.) And, this bold factory appearance is carried over the whole car – from the large exhaust ports to the shiny Rally wheels.
The Ox-blood interior is a nice complementing color to the exterior red, and thanks to the T-tops, you can you can open this one up to let the world enjoy the full coordinating package. Everything feels nicely preserved, so you'll love slipping into the bucket seat and grabbing the three-spoke sports steering wheel. For the driver, the dual pod readouts mean the all-important tachometer is large and directly in front of you. Plus, the full gauge package is prominently to the side. The AM/FM stereo has been upgraded without losing the original knob-style appearance. So now you can plug in you modern music players to get the most out of the enhanced speaker system.
The big block era was winding down in '73, and so this 'Vette utilizes a performance small block to really make a statement. It's a ZZ3 crate 350 cubic-inch V8, and these were rated at 340+ hp right out of the box from General Motors. This one inhales deeply through a Holley four-barrel carburetor and exhales with authority out of long tube headers that feed the rumbling dual exhaust. The Corvette was the superior sports car for the '70s with features like the fully independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes, and so that makes it a great package on the road today.
Complete with owner's manual, it will be tough to find a classic that combines a unique appearance and so much power in such an affordable package. So you know you need to hurry to grab this deal. Call today!!!