1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM ROADSTER - 180306 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1309 1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/180306/180306_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1309   1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM ROADSTER
Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1309
Year 1959
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CUSTOM ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN DPSMN092328
Exterior Color BENTLEY DARK BLUE
Interior Color SADDLE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 6.2
Transmission 6-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Lot #1309 - Custom 1959 Corvette topless roadster. All mechanical and body work done at professional auto restoration shop. Started with Down's body. Custom Art Morrison chassis. Exterior body modifications include blue carbon inlay in coves, molded headlight buckets, closed-out eyebrows, custom fiberglass humps designed from a modified reverse mold of C6 convertible, true roadster with no side windows or top, custom windshield cut down and tilted back with hand formed custom small A pillars, molded recessed license plate, custom exhaust tips molded to body shape, molded LED driving lights, custom side mirrors with turn signals, custom CNC rear bumpers, custom hood and trunk hinges, blue powder coated C6 calipers, Forgeline ZX3s 275/35/18 front tires, 325/30/19 rear tires. Custom forged internal LS3, tuned on chassis dyno with 500hp, Tremac 6-speed and Ford 9" rear end with Strange 3.73 gears. Everything bought brand new. Interior custom done at Upholstery Unlimited, which has helped numerous winners of Street Machine of the year in Columbus, OH. Interior work took six months. Interior modifications included matching blue carbon inlays in center console and doors, custom aluminum trim in doors, Corbeau seats custom shaped, shaved door handles with poppers, keyless push-button start, custom gauges with blue carbon graphics, custom 4-point harness color matched, custom high end stereo system with Alpine double DIN head unit with nav and satellite radio capabilities, two sets of 6.5" Focal separate in door, Audison LRx 3.1K 1530 watt amp, 10" Focal subs in custom tuned enclosure, system is completely hidden except head unit. Vintage Air and heat. Was a Top 10 Finalist for Street Machine of the Year in Columbus. Cover car and full feature in Vette magazine, August 2014. **TITLED AS A 2008 SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION** **BRANDED AS RECONSTRUCTED **SOLD ON A BONDED TITLE**
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