1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 163397Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #1659.1 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/163397/163397_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1659.1 - This is a fully restored, three owner '65 Corvette big block that was sold new at Loren Berg Chevrolet in Newberg, OR in the late '90's. The second owner initiated a high quality frame-off cosmetic and mechanical restoration that still presents in exceptional condition. This is a rare Corvette that was delivered from the factory with the L78 396/425hp big block motor. 1965 was the first year a big block was offered in a Corvette. During the restoration, great lengths were taken to secure a correct date coded factory 396/425hp replacement block, which was professionally built to restore the car to factory correct. This vehicle only has 3,992 miles since restoration. Options include the M20 4-speed transmission, posi-traction rear axle, side mount exhaust system, cast aluminum knock-off wheels, white wall tires, genuine leather upholstery, teakwood steering wheel, Soft Ray tinted glass and AM/FM radio. This car drives flawlessly and is lightening fast.
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