Refurbished 1965 Chevrolet Corvette goes on saleOctober 11, 2020
The 1965 Chevrolet Corvette convertible was up for auction on the Bring A Trailer website. This car is now in California.
It is noted that the seller of this Corvette purchased it in 2009 and decided to repaint it in a silvery blue shade. During the restoration work, in particular, the exterior chrome finish of the car was updated, and a new windshield and convertible top were also installed.
The Corvette that appeared on the market was equipped with a 385-horsepower naturally-aspirated LS6 V8 unit with a volume of 5.7 liters from the C5 Z06 model. This engine features a modified camshaft and valve train, ceramic coated manifolds and a DeWitts aluminum radiator with a 16-inch electric cooling fan. Together with the unit, a 5-speed manual transmission functions.
It also features 18-inch Boze aluminum wheels with 245/40 Diamond Black tires, adjustable coilovers, and a C5 Corvette steering wheel, front suspension and front brakes. As follows from the description to the ad, the interior of the model was trimmed with black leather. The interior also features Pontiac Fiero seats, new black flooring, Corvette logos on the seatbacks, vintage air conditioning, audio system and wood-trimmed steering wheel. Talking about mileage
At the time of publication of the material, the bid for the Corvette convertible reached 65,000 dollars, at the same time there are still three days before the end of the auction.
In addition, it was recently noted that a heavily modernized Chevy Colorado pickup is being sold at auction. It should be emphasized that this car has acquired a more efficient power unit and impressive off-road capabilities.
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