1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 96669 Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #693.1 1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/96669/96669_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #693.1

1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2011
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 693.1
Year 1968
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 194678S427221
Exterior Color LEMANS BLUE
Interior Color BLUE
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 327
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #693.1 - This '68 Corvette roadster is finished in fabulous LeMans Blue over Medium Blue interior and white softtop. Under the hood is its matching numbers L79 327/350hp V8. This desirable optional engine is backed by the optional M20 4-speed transmission, and the car is further equipped with the factory auxiliary hardtop, posi-traction rear end, power steering, AM/FM radio and Soft Ray glass. This Vette is a dry western car that received a partial restoration completed in 2005, which among other things, included a respray in its original color, transmission rebuild with new clutch and a complete rebuild of the suspension. Power brakes were added in the restoration and the rally wheels wear proper bias ply Firestone Wide Oval red line tires. Included with purchase are a reproduction owner's manual, a C3 restoration guide, 1968 assembly manual, a vintage October 1967 Road & Track magazine article reviewing the new 350hp Corvette, a recent mechanical inspection and just shy of $30,000 in restoration receipts that include a fresh, quality detailing and engine bay restoration.
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