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Barrett-Jackson Lot #1278 - 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

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Lot Number:  1278 Auction:  SCOTTSDALE 2012 Status:  SOLD Sale Type:  NO RESERVE Price:  *$408,800.00 Year:  1962 Make:  CHEVROLET Model:  CORVETTE Style:  CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE VIN:  20867S102088 Exterior Color:  CHAMPAGNE MIST Interior Color:  GREY Cylinders:  8 Engine Size:  LS7 Transmission:  4-SPEED AUTOMATIC

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This beautiful 1962 Corvette named "Elegance" is perfection at its finest. The attention to detail and tasteful custom design is amazing. There are many subtle custom modifications one might overlook due to its seamless sleek design. Remarkable and real '62 'Vette finished in a one-off color Champaign Mist. Sports a fully smoothed and polished, including the block, 500hp LS7 with street and performance polished accessories followed by a fully polished 4L65E transmission. Polished aluminum radiator and stainless hard air conditioning lines. Complete exhaust system is polished stainless with one-off tips. Suspension all polished C4 on a custom molded chassis. Sleek design and body modifications on front of car were extreme removing bumpers and making solid grille rings with matching side grilles. The coves were fitted with custom billet inserts. Rear quarters were widened 2" and top body line raised 1" and lengthened 1." All body lines peaked and or modified. Wheel opening tastefully altered to accept larger wheels. Inner fenders custom made and molded to body. All bolts polished stainless. Hood and trunk latches removed, actuators installed under side of car completely molded. All wiring hidden. Headlight rings custom made to eliminate the need for screws. Custom engine cover fitted with an emblem that matches the side emblems. The beautiful all-leather interior was all custom made including seats and console. Billet spears throughout interior match the billet side moldings. Headliner and trunk are all leather with one-off billet accents. 2011 national recognition includes Detroit Great 8, Top Ten Builder Choice in Del Mar, Calif., Top Ten Builder Choice in Loveland, Colo., Gold winner at Corvette Nationals in Chicago. Feature Car Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show in Indianapolis, IN, feature car at SEMA in Las Vegas - Meguiar's Car Crazy TV show and Top 12 of Mothers Shine Award at SEMA, special guest at Long Beach MotoRama and featured in Super Chevy Platinum Magazine November 2011. A new car that has never been driven, except off trailer. Ready for new owner to hit the shows.
*Price Includes Buyers Commission