1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 139146Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #1610 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/139146/139146_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1610 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
Lot #1610 - New exterior styling including duck tail rear end and four round taillights set off the 1961 Corvette. This particular car has had a complete rebuilt less than 400 miles ago and retains the original Borg-Warner transmission. The car is fitted with a 350cid V8 Chevrolet engine with 300hp. It is further equipped with two 550cfm Edelbrock 4 barrel carburetors mounted to an Edelbrock C26 dual quad aluminum intake manifold. A correct style tachometer drive generator is retained. An aluminum radiator is fitted and a modern electric fan is mounted to the radiator. Further the correct style Harrison expansion tank is retained. The dash is equipped with a 160mph speedometer, 6,300rpm redline tachometer, fuel gauge, battery gauge, temperature gauge and an oil pressure gauge. This tachometer is correct for the original higher horsepower 1961 engines. A clock is mounted in the center console. The original style radio has been replaced wit a newer Corvette branded cassette stereo.
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