Lot #1005.1

1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1005.1
Year 1957
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN E57S100080
Exterior Color CASCADE GREEN
Interior Color BEIGE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 5.7LITER LS3
Transmission 6-SPEED MANUAL
Description
It was restored with the goal of keeping an original look while providing the comforts of modern technology. It features a Corvette Correction powder coated frame with C4 front and rear suspension, DANA 44 heavy duty rear end. The engine is a new LS3 430hp crate motor by GM Performance. The transmission is a new Tremec T56 double overdrive transmission. Gauges were built by Classic Instruments. The radiator is BeCool with electric fan. Air Conditioning by Vintage Air products. It has an Ididit steering column. Ceramic coated Street and Performance headers, power rack & pinion steering, power brakes, custom headlights. Custom leather wrapped steering wheel made to look original. All Al Knoch interior with custom leather reclining seats designed to look original, but with modern comfort. Beautiful Stayfast canvas softtop on restored frame. All new wiring and fuse box by American Wiring. Every nut, bolt, brake and fuel line has been replaced along with new fuel tank and custom exhaust. This car was built to look original with modern custom features.
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