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Auction Scottsdale 2011
Lot 693.1
Reserve Type NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Year 1968
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CONVERTIBLE
VIN 194678S427221
Exterior Color LEMANS BLUE
Interior Color BLUE
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 327
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description This '68 Corvette roadster is finished in fabulous LeMans Blue over Medium Blue interior and white softtop. Under the hood is its matching numbers L79 327/350hp V8. This desirable optional engine is backed by the optional M20 4-speed transmission, and the car is further equipped with the factory auxiliary hardtop, posi-traction rear end, power steering, AM/FM radio and Soft Ray glass. This Vette is a dry western car that received a partial restoration completed in 2005, which among other things, included a respray in its original color, transmission rebuild with new clutch and a complete rebuild of the suspension. Power brakes were added in the restoration and the rally wheels wear proper bias ply Firestone Wide Oval red line tires. Included with purchase are a reproduction owner's manual, a C3 restoration guide, 1968 assembly manual, a vintage October 1967 Road & Track magazine article reviewing the new 350hp Corvette, a recent mechanical inspection and just shy of $30,000 in restoration receipts that include a fresh, quality detailing and engine bay restoration.
*Includes Buyer Commission
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