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AuctionScottsdale 2011
Lot693.1
Reserve TypeNO RESERVE
StatusSold
Price
Year1968
MakeCHEVROLET
ModelCORVETTE
StyleCONVERTIBLE
VIN194678S427221
Exterior ColorLEMANS BLUE
Interior ColorBLUE
CylindersV8
Engine Size327
Transmission4-SPEED MANUAL
DescriptionThis '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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