For Sale: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette in Des Moines, Iowa

$89,900

Vehicle Description

BEAUTIFUL AND RARE ONE OF 3467 1956 CHEVROLET CORVETTE
TWO TOP ROADSTERS
PRODUCED. THIS AMAZING PIECE OF AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY UNDERWENT A VERY COMPREHENSIVE THREE YEAR FRAME OFF RESTORATION WITH ONLY A FEW HUNDRED MILES SINCE COMPLETION.
FRESH 265 C.I. V8 WITH DUAL FOUR BARREL CARBURETORS
AND OPTIONAL DUAL POINT DISTRIBUTOR. ALWAYS A LOCAL CAR
THAT WAS RACED AT THE DES MOINES DRAGSTRIP IN THE 60'S UNDER THE NAME "MIGHTY MOUSE" FOR ITS REPUTATION OF BEATING CARS WITH BIGGER ENGINES. IN 1967 WHEN THE DRAGWAY CLOSED THE CAR WAS DISASSEMBLED AND STORED AWAY FOR SAFE KEEPING UNTIL 2012 WHEN IT WAS BROUGHT BACK TO ITS GLORY.
EXTERIOR
Documented frame off restoration with many pictures of the build including pictures of the original car in its drag race glory days.Amazing body structure as well as fit and finish.Professionally painted, assembled and buffed to a deep shine.New white soft topRare one year only hardtop that has been painted to match with a new headliner.New chrome includes bumpers, grill, headlight bezels, park lamps, taillights and emblems.New stainless side trim around the coves.New windshield and gasket.New Firestone Deluxe Champion wide whitewall tires with New chrome factory spinner hubcaps.
INTERIOR
Stunning New interior that looks fresh and inviting.New seat upholsteryNew door panels with stainless trim and armrestsNew carpet with floormatsRestored gauges with new chrome bezelsRestored correct steering wheel and horn centerBeautifully painted dash with new padAll stainless has been polished to look new.

MECHANICS
Show quality engine compartment that has been restored closely to factory specifications.Fresh 1956 date code 265 c.i. V8 engine that is topped with dual four barrel carburetors.Rare optional dual point distributor.Correct three speed manual transmission that shifts smoothly.
UNDERCARRIAGE
Amazing structure and attention to detail as you would expect from a car of this calibre.The undercarriage pictures are a testament to the build quality and care this Corvette has recieved by its previous owner.


At American Dream Machines we normally have over 100 cars in stock. Our #1 Goal is to make our customers happy with the cars we sell. This is not an easy goal to achieve when selling 40, 50 and 60 year old cars. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our staff and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any classic cars they are considering buying. American Dream Machines is located in the center of the Heartland in Des Moines Iowa. Our staff has Midwest values and they will make every effort possible to represent our customer's best interests and accurately describe the cars we sell. All older cars have older parts. If they had all new parts, they would be new cars. YES, ALL OF OUR PICTURES ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! Because of our commitment to the quality of the cars we sell and commitment to our customers to give them the most accurate representation of the cars on all sides, all of our pictures are taken in our one of a kind, professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy. Our pictures are not taken on a turn table or in a showroom and altered significantly like many of the other classic car dealers. Our pictures are real all the way around and not just pretty photo shopped pictures. Very high resolution, full size pictures and prices are displayed on our website. PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS 515-245-9100 American Dream Machines is located in a 41000 square foot historical Packard Dealership and is one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We specialize in American Muscle cars with integrity. None of our cars are consigned. All of our cars prices are always listed on our website to show the values of the cars we have for sale. We usually have at around 100 cars in stock at all times. Please call (515)-245-9100 and we will be happy to tell you about our cars.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-922026
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Red & white
  • Interior Color:Red & white
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:3774
  • VIN:IAE56S001069