In its first year of production, the 396/425-hp big-block-equipped 1965 Chevrolet Corvette was at its rarest in coupe form, a fact that today makes this beautiful example a rare find. It has been driven just 2,200 miles since the completion of its restoration in 2002, which included refinishing it in the original color Read More
Sold new at Bill DeFouw Chevrolet in Lafayette, IN, this fully restored 1967 Chevrolet Corvette convertible is one of 3,754 produced with the mighty RPO L71 427/435-hp Tri-Power big-block engine.
An optional M21 Muncie 4-speed manual transmission, 4.11 Positraction rear axle and factory side exhaust add even more potency to this milestone mid-year Corvette, which also features Read More
This is one of 6,339 Corvettes built in 1957, and one of only 10 cars produced in Inca Silver with Imperial White coves and a red interior.
It was the recipient of a complete frame-off professional restoration to original specifications, including the replication of factory markings. Professionally detailed, it features a Read More
Chassis number: 00867S104420
George Reed of Illinois was a gentleman racer in the traditional sense of the term — wealthy, commanding and fi ercely competitive. By the late 1950s, he had already made a name for himself as a driver with strong fi nishes at Sebring, Nassau, Cumberland, Road America, Watkins Glen and Wilmot Hills.
In addition to his racing exploits, Reed was the owner of RRR Motors in Homewood, IL. RRR was not only a distributor for Ferraris, Alfa Read More
We examine two special Corvettes and find originality alone doesn’t drive value
Editor’s note: Originality is only one component of value. To demonstrate that, we had our Corvette expert, Michael Pierce, take a look at two of the cars that crossed the block in Scottsdale. The cars included a 1963 Corvette 327/340 that made $55,000, and a 1968 Corvette L88 coupe that made $451,000. Here are his thoughts.
Chassis number: 30867S119304
Engine number: 3119304FO702RE
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This Milano Maroon coupe with a build date of April 30, 1965, was delivered new to Bryner Chevrolet in Jenkintown, PA. Although the name of the first owner is not known, it is clear that this Corvette was ordered with an eye for both performance and aesthetics.
This car was built with the rarest and most expensive engine offered in 1965 — the 375-hp, fuel-injected, high-lift cam engine, coupled with a Muncie close-ratio 4-speed manual transmission and a Positraction rear Read More
One of 1,741 produced, this is a Corvette 350/255 LT-1 with original, matching-numbers M21 4-speed. Also features Positraction, power steering, tilt/telescopic column, leather, factory AM/FM radio, two tops and Ontario Orange exterior with original rally wheels.
This was the last year for the mighty LT-1, and this is Read More
1991 Corvette ZR-1, Lot 183
Chassis number: 1G1YZ23J0M5801196
Power was suddenly back in fashion when the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 was launched in 1990, with 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds and a top speed near 175 mph. Its 4-cam LT5 engine was built by Mercury Marine engineers—to a Lotus design. The car cost $62,675 when Read More
This example was used as the pace car for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Endurance Race in 2001, according to the owner. The car features an aluminum 5.7-liter LS1 V8 that puts out 350 horsepower. Finished in the Read More
Editor’s note: This month, we’ve asked B. Mitchell Carlson to take a look at three C6 Corvettes that recently sold—and pick what he believes was the best deal. Here are the cars:
2007 Z06 coupe, Lot S53, sold for $42,400, including buyer’s premium, at Mecum St. Charles
Chassis number: 1G1YY26E775107370