1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 160972Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #5011 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/160972/160972_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #5011 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
Lot #5011 - Beautiful Hot Hues dark gray metallic exterior with red leather and reclining seats with red ostrich trim from Al Knoch custom interiors. This is an all original body panel Corvette, no panels ever replaced. It is totally built from the frame up. We installed the newest GM Performance LS3, 525hp V8 with a Tremec 5-speed TKO 600 with special .64 fifth gear ratio. This is a special LS3 not usually sold to the public. The highest horsepower LS3 built by GM Performance. Jim Meyers tubular A-arm front suspension with QA1 coilovers, Vintage Air air conditioning, Vintage Air Front Runner belt drive system, ceramic 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. Be Cool 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 third member with Tru-Trac posi-traction with 3.90 gears, power rack & pinion steering, power windows, electric power hood, power brakes, Wilwood 6-piston calipers in front and 4-piston rear with custom drilled and slotted rotors, super damper and Flaming River tilt steering column that allows maximum room for taller people. Dakota Digital custom gauges with red lighting. Painless complete wiring system, 1967 Corvette hood scoop with fire look and the underneath of the hood done in smoke mirror finish, custom headlights and 20" custom Budnik wheels. Painted inserts to matching exterior. Custom dash for that one-off look completely smoothed. Black StayFast soft top and custom center console with DVD player. Trunk completely done in red ostrich with sub and amp. No expense spared.
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