1961 Chevrolet Corvette $71,995
This 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible is not only a number-matching car, but also you'll spot some nice upgrade to make it a better driving classic. Combine that with a very cool color combo, and it makes for the total package that you get to enjoy the drive and talk about it when you arrive.
This car celebrates the best of what makes the '61 so cool. After all, Corvettes always look great in red, and there's a sleek look that makes this convertible look quite nice in the sunshine. This was also the final year that the factory offered a secondary color for the fender coves. These cars debuted a more race-ready style. You see it up front where you still get the cool chrome bumpers, but the grille has less weighty metal in-between. 1961 also introduced the sleek ducktail rear end with the quad taillight package that became a true Corvette hallmark. This speedy look is furthered with classic competition-style American Racing Torq Thrust wheels. Everything looks good on the car. It might benefit from a good detailing if you're the kind of person who wants to go to every car show. But the way the panels line up and the completeness of the whole package really tells you it received a high-quality restoration later in life. Plus, you have the choice of a white convertible top or a white hardtop. They both go with the white on the sides to give this a very tasteful two-tone kind of style.
As much as we like the look of the roofs, a car like this was meant to be enjoyed while open to the world. And a Corvette always looks great with a red interior. You can tell they gave this a quality restoration, and it has been treated with care ever since. Detailed seats, taut door panels, clean carpeting, a smooth dash, and even a nice trunk mat mean you can drive and show this classic with pride. It also cool vintage details there for display, like the Wonderbar AM radio. Of course, the best classic feeling comes from gripping the large/thin sports steering wheel and rowing through the gears as the wind whips through the interior.
Another great thing about the 1961 cars is that Chevrolet started stamping the VIN production sequence into in the block, and so this one shows that it is a numbers-matching car. It even has a good classic style everywhere from the Corvette script valve covers to the Delco generator. The 283 cubic-inch small block was a great V8 to make the Corvette a true sports car, but when you want a driver's car, it's nice to have the right upgrades. So if you look a little closer, you can spot an Edelbrock intake, upgraded four-barrel carburetor, one-inch spacer, and an upgraded ignition. So now this motor fires up nicely and it inhales deeper. The four-speed manual transmission has a smooth feeling that also gives you firm control. Plus, the full driving experience is upgrade with front disc brakes, rear adjustable coilovers, and wider modern tires afforded by the wheel upgrade.
This is a nicely upgraded car for those who want to drive their C1 Vette. And for those who like classic style, the sale can also come with the stock style wheels, tires, intake, and carburetor. So it all makes for a desirable numbers-matching Corvette. Call today!!!