1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 102130Sold* at Palm Beach 2011 - Lot #658.2 1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/102130/102130_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #658.2 - This matching numbers early production 427/450hp Rally Red car with red vinyl interior has a white top, side exhausts, Muncie close ratio 4-speed with a 4.11:1 posi-traction rear end and was one of only a few cars to have ever been invited to be displayed at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY. This car underwent a full body-off restoration prior to receiving 97.3 points and Regional NCRS Top Flight Award on January 24, 1992 in Cypress Gardens, FL. The car is a reliable driver and still looks amazing having covered less than 6,000 since being restored. Certain minor mechanical modifications have made to suit drivability in South Florida. For instance, a high capacity radiator has been fitted as well as a lower ratio transmission more suited for highway driving. A more modern ignition system provides complete reliability. All the original parts have been retained and are included as a part of this sale. Have some of this car's past history and copies of titles going back to 1972. This beautiful and well cared for car can be driven with pleasure or returned to show quality with a minimum of expense.
The names Barrett-Jackson, Barrett-Jackson.com, and all associated graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, registered trademarks or trade dress of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC or its affiliates.