1962 Corvette Roadster, 327ci/340hp V8, 4-Spd, An NCRS Top-Flight car,
Price: - Item location: Bellevue, Washington, United States
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Corvette
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Roadster
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 40,961
- VIN: 20867S111883
- Color: Brown
- Engine size: 327ci
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1962 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterIt doesn't get any better than this stunning Numbers Matching 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster. A true American Muscle Car Icon, this superb example is beautifully finished in mile-deep and correct Roman Red color over an impeccable Red Interior. a 327ci/340hp V8 Engine. 4-Speed Manual Trans. An NCRS Top-Flight car, this classic convertible is a fabulous matching-numbers example that roared off the assembly line in St. Louis, Missouri powered by an optional 327 cubic-inch / 340 horsepower V8 Engine, and is backed by the enthusiast's mandatory 4-Speed Manual Trans.
This car is absolutely superb condition throughout and came equipped with some desired factory options, which included; The aforementioned 340hp V8 engine - with 4-Barrel Carb and Hi-Lift Cam (option code #396), 4-Speed Close Ratio Sychromesh Transmission (option code #685), a Rear Axle Ratio with 3.36:1 gearing (option #675), Auxiliary Hardtop (option code #419), Wonderbar Signal-Seeking Radio (option #102). Judging Sheets and restoration photos on file, along with a comprehensive data file with nearly every major component's date coding, providing further evidence to support this car's near-complete originality throughout. Odometer shows 40,961. These rare early Corvettes, (only 14,531 were produced for 1962), are becoming difficult to locate, especially in the outstanding condition of this example, and this roadster will be a cherished addition to any collection - Don't miss this opportunity to add a top-tier Corvette to your collection.
A fabulous car that was the subject of a thorough professional restoration, no costs were spared to have every tiny screw and nut correct and in its place. The original, numbers correct 327/340 HP powerplant was one of the top dogs back in '62 and when you put your foot down it pulls like a thoroughbred wanting to go full out. The 4-speed manual gearbox shifts nicely -- smooth and firm, and the car is certainly comfortable with the acceleration it produces. This fine example of a very clean, impressively correct and highly original Corvette will be a pleasure to own - getting thumbs up whenever it's seen. This Corvette is ready for its next owner to drive, show, and enjoy for years to come.
The first generation of Corvettes are known for their rounded edges, scalloped sides (starting in 1956) and classic elegance. All Corvettes made between 1953 and 1962 are highly sought-after, and there's a subset of Corvette enthusiasts who claim the '62 (with its blacked-out grille and new rocker panel molding) to be the greatest Corvette ever. It was certainly the best of the first-generation, solid-rear-axle Corvettes. 1962 was also the last year for the wrap around windshield, solid rear axle, and convertible-only body style. The trunk lid and exposed headlamps did not reappear for many decades.
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