This car has even been displayed in the National Corvette Museum.
With an absolutely gorgeous restoration concentrating on the most miniscule details, this 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster is one of the most beautiful C2s around. It has an impressive history, being a two-time winner of the NCRS-Duntov Mark of Excellent Award, plus it passed the Performance Verification Test. In addition, this Chevy has been displayed in the National Corvette Museum, a testament to its concours-level restoration.
An absolutely perfect Milano Maroon exterior glistens from every angle. Unbelievably, the chrome on the bumpers, rocker cover trim, window surrounds, and hood bump vents is original, demonstrating this Corvette has been babied from day one. When you put up the black canvas top, you’ll find the plastic rear window and all the fabric is in excellent condition. Creating the perfect effect are 15-inch faux knockoff wheels, plus the owner has retained the original wheels for authenticity, if needed.
It can be a challenge to keep the interior of convertibles in showroom condition, but that’s exactly what this car presents. All the materials, including the vinyl upholstery, chrome trim, and plastic look immaculate for a clean presentation. Just as important, everything is in factory condition, so you’re not getting an altered car in any way.
The best part of this car is the numbers-matching L72 427ci V8, which was the most potent option offered by Chevrolet for 1966. Both the Holley carburetor and intake manifold are correct. Everything under the hood is clean, while orange on the engine block and valve covers is a classic touch. A four-speed Muncie manual transmission is included, and it’s numbers-matching as well.
For many, the C2 or second generation of Chevrolet Corvettes is their favorite. If you’ve always fantasized about owning one but have been holding out for a truly special car, this could be just the right opportunity. The seller is including all the paperwork for the restoration, which is two notebooks, plus photos of the work. That’s exactly the kind of transparency you want when investing in such a vehicle.
A car like this doesn’t become available very often, especially with so many impressive credentials under its belt, so if you want to find out more about purchasing arrangements contact Classic Auto Mall before someone else scoops it.