1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 137879 Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #1063 1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/137879/137879_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #1063

1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1063
Year 1959
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN J59S101693
Exterior Color ATOMIC ORANGE
Interior Color BLACK LEATHER
Cylinders 8
Engine Size LS3/529
Transmission MANUAL
Description

Lot #1063 - Beautiful Atomic Orange with black leather interior by Al Knoch Custom Interiors. This is an all original body panel Corvette, no panels ever replaced and bought from a gentleman that owned it for over 50 years. Totally built from frame up and has the newest GM performance including LS3 with 525hp engine (the most horsepower available in a crated LS3 motor) that is not sold in production Corvettes. It has a Tremec 5-speed, Jim Meyers tubular A-arm front suspension with QA1 coilovers, Vintage Air conditioning, Vintage Air front runner belt drive system, ceramic polished headers with polished 3" stainless steel exhaust and MagnaFlow stainless polished mufflers built into custom side exhaust system, coming through the body in front of the rear wheels. BeCool all polished radiator with electric fan. Polished aluminum Currie Ford 9" rear with 4-link and panhard bar with QA1 coilover shocks. Shortened rear end with Dutchman axles and Strange housing. Aluminum 3rd member with True-Trac posi with 3.90 gears, power rack & pinion steering, power windows, electric powered hood, power brakes, Wilwood 6-piston calipers up front and 4-piston in rear with custom drilled and slotted rotors, super damper, Flaming River tilt steering column to give the maximum room inside, Dakota Digital gauges with orange lighting, painless complete wiring system, 1967 Corvette hood scoop with fire-look, custom headlights, 20" custom Budnik wheels and painted inserts to match exterior. Complete interior is done in black leather with orange stitching, reclining seats and a one-off custom dash made to match. Black Stayfast softtop and custom center console with DVD player. Trunk completely upholstered in black with sub and amp. No expense spared, over 2 years to build.
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