1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LS3 CONVERTIBLE - 185567 Sold* at Scottsdale 2016 - Lot #1319 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LS3 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/185567/185567_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Auction Scottsdale 2016
Status Sold
Lot 1319
Year 1962
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 20867S103880
Exterior Color BLACK CHERRY
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 8
Engine Size LS3
Transmission 5-SPEED MANUAL
Lot #1319 - This is an all-original body panel Corvette with minor changes. It features an all-new GM Performance LS3 motor with 525hp, GM wiring harness and computer, special-built Tremec 5-speed with a .64 overdrive top gear. Special mix PPG Black Cherry exterior was tinted to a one-off special custom color. It has a custom one-piece engine cover, modified factory frame painted silver with suspension painted to match exterior in Black Cherry. The interior features Vintage Air with Vintage Air special billet front runner. This Corvette's front suspension consists of Jim Meyers tubular A-arms with Viking adjustable coilovers and power rack & pinion steering. The rear end is a polished Currie-built Ford 9" with shortened Dutchman axles and 3.90 rears with 4-link rear suspension and Viking adjustable coilovers. The power disc brakes have Wilwood 6-piston front calipers with 13" drilled and slotted rotors; the rear has 4-piston calipers with drilled and slotted rotors and emergency brake. It rides on 20" custom-built Budnik wheels: 8" front and 9" rear with painted inserts. Details include lowered billet pedals, made to fit all sizes, billet door handles from Ringbrothers, custom one-off grille, and specially added LED lighting. It has a Be Cool aluminum all-polished radiator with electric fan, power windows and power hood with '67 Corvette-style hood painted to match interior with fire look, Flaming River tilt steering column with smaller billet steering wheel. Ceramic-coated headers with 3" polished stainless-steel exhaust and MagnaFlow stainless mufflers exit through the lower body panel in front of rear wheels. The custom dash has Dakota Digital gauges with red lighting, custom center console with a custom-built stereo system featuring Kenwood receiver, DVD, iPod, Pandora, Bluetooth and Sirius/XM-ready, 12" Kenwood sub with 300-watt Kenwood power amplifier, Kenwood speakers and power antenna. The interior also features red leather reclining seats with red ostrich accents from Al Knoch Corvette Interiors, custom door panels with built-in speakers and a fully covered leather dash. It has a new soft-top frame with black Stayfast material. The soft-top area has been done in black material to protect the top when down. The trunk is fully covered in red material with red ostrich. Everything is like new, with many custom features plus special chrome fasteners. No expense was spared. Over two years to build and built to drive and enjoy.