Corvette (141)

638-hp supercharged LS9 engine 6-speed transmission, twin-disc clutch Selective Magnetic Ride Control Aluminum chassis, 3,324-lb curb weight Carbon-fiber hood, front fenders, roof panel, rocker moldings and front splitter Brembo four-wheel disc brakes Chrome 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels Blade Silver with black leather interior Bose seven-speaker sound system Keyless entry and remote start Heated mirrors and seats First year for the ZR1 since 1995 One of 69 Blade Silver 2009 Corvette ZR1s produced 3ZR Premium Equipment Group 2,675 miles {analysis}This car, Lot F171, sold for $82,500, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, IN, on…
One of 119 RPO 687 “Big-Brake” 1960 Corvettes One of 759 1960 Corvettes built with the 283-ci/290-hp fuel-injected engine BorgWarner T-10 4-speed manual transmission Temperature-controlled radiator fan Positraction rear axle (4.11:1 ratio) Heavy-duty brake and steering package Wide wheels (15 by 5.5 inches) 6.70-by-15 blackwall tires Auxiliary hard top Wonder Bar signal-seeking AM radio Unrestored and well preserved Retains mostly original Roman Red paint finish and black interior Four owners from new {analysis}This car, Lot 31, sold for $85,250, including buyer’s premium, at Worldwide Auctioneers’ The Houston Classic Auction in Houston, TX, on April 23, 2016. The more car shows…
Highly original example of the final C2 Sting Ray coupe Handsome original color combination with black stinger hood 427-ci V8 engine Single Holley 4-bbl carburetor 390 hp at 5,400 rpm 4-speed manual Displays less than 50,000 original miles 2007 Bloomington Gold Survivor Award 2015 NCRS Second Flight Award Accompanied by original jack, spare wheel and owner’s manual Offered with original tank sticker and important documents {analysis}This car, Lot 25, sold for $83,600, including buyer’s premium, at the Gooding & Company auction in Amelia Island, FL, on March 11, 2016. Here’s a question: Would you rather have an authentic Civic War…
This 1970 Corvette LT-1 coupe was bought new off the showroom floor at Backhus-Ebert Chevy-Olds in Fowlerville, MI, in May 1970. Options included the 350-ci 370-hp solid-lifter engine, close-ratio 4-speed M21 transmission, 4.11 axle, power brakes, Firestone F70 white-letter tires, AM/FM radio, alarm system, and a dealer-added luggage rack. The seller purchased the Corvette from the original owner in 1981 with all original paperwork, including the window sticker and sales order. Now showing just 19,900 original miles, the car still retains its original Marlboro Maroon paint and Saddle vinyl interior, but has enjoyed cosmetic restoration of the undercarriage and engine…
VIN: 1G1YY12S615124660 One of 5,773 produced 385-hp LS6 engine 6,500-rpm redline tachometer Titanium exhaust system 6-speed manual transmission Bridgestone Potenza RE760 tires FE4 suspension Rear brake-cooling ducts Quicksilver paint Bose AM/FM/CD stereo Service records and original window sticker Driven 100 miles per month since new Presents in showroom condition {analysis}This car, Lot 69, sold for $29,700, including buyer’s premium, at Worldwide Auctioneers’ auction in Fredericksburg, TX, on October 24, 2015. It was offered as part of the Ron Brown Estate Collection. Whenever the final and forevermore history of Corvette is written, the Z06 will hold a vaunted position — arguably…
This Sting Ray coupe was built in the third week of December 1962 and left the factory wearing 916A Daytona Blue paint over an 898A Saddle leather interior. The car was equipped with the optional L84 360-hp engine package, M20 4-speed manual transmission, P48 knockoff aluminum wheels, A31 power windows and N11 side exhausts. Its first owner was a 16-year-old Florida teen named Sherry Morris, whose father had promised to buy her any car she desired on the condition that she sell her flame-painted 1956 Chevy sedan. Ms. Morris held her father to his promise, and would enjoy her blue…
Built using an original 1954 body and VIN tag Updated with an Art Morrison frame Kugel independent front and rear suspension with a two-inch offset for custom wheels Frame and underbody sanded, filled and painted to match the custom exterior Magnuson-supercharged LS6 engine with 554 dyno-proven horsepower to the rear wheels 4L60E transmission {analysis}This car, Lot S754, sold for $159,500, including buyer’s premium, at the Russo and Steele auction in Newport Beach, CA, on June 5–7, 2015. There will always be art, and culturally we’re all the better for it, I suppose. Because along with Warhol’s simplistic paintings of Elvis…
One of 6,759 produced 14,515 miles believed to be original Bloomington Gold Certified in 2005 Original window sticker Matching-numbers 350-ci, 200-hp engine Automatic transmission Factory air conditioning Tilt/telescopic steering column Power steering Power brakes Power seat Power dock locks Power outside mirrors and antenna Cruise control Bronze-tinted glass T-tops Bose radio Aluminum wheels BF Goodrich raised white-letter tires {analysis}This car, Lot K52, sold for $23,760, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee, FL, on January 17, 2015. Among new 2015 Chevrolet models, $23,760 and change will get you into a base Malibu or Camaro. Pouring in a few shekels…
Nut-and-bolt frame-off restoration by His Place Inc. in Emmitsburg, MD, in 2009 683 miles since completion 540-ci Dart block engine by Shafiroff Racing Aluminum intake manifold Holley double-pumper carburetor MSD ignition Dyno tested at 682 hp, 680 ft/lbs torque Tremec TKO 600 5-speed transmission 4.11 Positraction REM coated ring and pinion Heavy-duty half shafts Aluminum driveshaft Headers and stainless exhaust Power steering Wilwood master cylinder Leather interior Air conditioning Power windows 15x8 inch Rally wheels {analysis}This car, Lot T236, sold for $73,440, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum’s auction in Kissimmee, FL, on January 22, 2015. Bill Mitchell’s shark-inspired C3 design…
This beautifully restored 1961 Corvette is powered by its 283/270-hp engine with two 4-barrel carburetors and a 4-speed manual transmission and its original shifter. This car was built with performance in mind. Painted in Roman Red with white side coves, this Corvette features a white soft top and red interior throughout. All the trim looks great, and it has the spinner hubcaps and wide whitewall tires. It is also equipped with a Wonderbar radio. {analysis}This car, Lot 861, sold for $56,100, including buyer’s premium, at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale, AZ, auction, held January 10–18, 2015. In 2014, Chevrolet sold 34,839 Corvettes. But…
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