Barrett-Jackson Lot: 655 - 1955 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Lot Number: 655
Auction: PALM BEACH 2011
Status: RESERVE NOT MET
Sale Type: RESERVE
Exterior Color: HARVEST GOLD
Interior Color: GOLD GREEN
Engine Size: 265
Transmission: 2-SPEED AUTOMATIC
The Chevrolet Corvette offered here is a very rare 1955, as they only built 700 that year. A fresh restoration to very high standards was done in Harvest Gold paintwork, complemented by a yellow interior, a green canvas convertible top and correct body-color wheels. The Corvette is powered by a 265cid small block V8 mated to a Powerglide 2-speed transmission. Other features include a heater/defroster and a signal-seeking radio. This Corvette has achieved all of the top awards afforded an earlier Corvette. The Duntov Award by NCRS in 2010 with a National Top Flight, a Regional Performance Verification in 2008, a Regional Top Flight in 2008 and a Chapter Top Flight in 2006. Bloomington Gold gave it its highest award in 2008. The AACA gave it a National First in October at Hershey. This is your chance to own a very rare, hard to restore, one of Best of the Best Harvest Gold 1955 Corvettes. Restoration completed by Marquis Auto Restoration in Philadelphia, PA.
*Price Includes Buyers Commission
1955 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, 195hp, 265cid V8, 4-barrel carburetor, 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission, independent front suspension, coil springs and stabilizer bar. One of only 700 built in 1955, the introductory year with V-8 power.