1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 151395 Sold* at Palm Beach 2013 - Lot #766 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/151395/151395_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #766

1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 766
Year 1965
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 194675S101561
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color SILVER
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 327
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #766 - Original restored 1965 327/365hp air conditioned two top convertible Corvette. Original GM issued trim tag it was born with confirms the rare color combination of black exterior with silver interior. Original GM engine machine code confirms 365hp, solid lifters, air conditioning, manual transmission and transistor ignition. There were 176 Corvettes with this powertrain combination built in 1965. Rare, documented by its original trim tag and original engine with judging history, this vehicle is the recipient of the Duntov Mark of Excellence Award. It has been judged by NCRS no less than six times culminating in a final score at the National Convention in 2006 with a Top Flight score of 98.2 and receipt of the Duntov Mark of Excellence Award, which requires in addition to multiple 97.0 or better Top Flight scores, the completion of the NCRS Performance Verification test. This vehicle passed the Performance Verification on its first attempt, another feat seldom accomplished. Documented, judged and achieved the ultimate NCRS award for a restored Corvette. 365hp, air conditioned, two tops, black, silver interior, power windows, power brakes, original trim tag, original engine, transistor ignition and off-road exhaust. Additional NCRS awards include Regional 96.5 Top Flight in 2003 and Regional 97.2 Top Flight in 2005.
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