1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 15949 Sold* at Scottsdale 35th Anniversary 2006 - Lot #1020.1 1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/15949/15949_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1020.1   1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Auction Scottsdale 35th Anniversary 2006
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1020.1
Year 1959
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN J59S103598
Exterior Color INCA SILVER
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description
Lot #1020.1 - Equipped with a Fuel injected 283 CI 290 HP engine and a 4-speed manual transmission. The exterior is Inca Silver with a Black convertible top and the interior is Red. This is 1 of 142 Corvettes built in 1959 equipped with heavy duty brakes and suspension. These Corvettes are also know as "Big Brake Corvettes" and were originally designed for racing. Other interesting features include, quick steering, 3.70 posi-traction rear-end, 15 x 5 1/2" wheels and Radio Delete, which are more examples of this Corvettes racing design. This car is numbers matching and has recently undergone a complete frame off restoration by Paragon Reproductions. It is being featured in the Corvette Enthusiast Magazine, which is following the restoration over several articles. Corvette Enthusiast staff will be present at the auction to complete their series with a cover shot of the car, possibly while it is on the auction block.
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