£74,750 As stated
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Manufactured at the A. O. Smith plant in Ionia, Michigan on the 5th of January 1965 and fitted with a ‘small-block’ V8 built at the Flint engine plant on the 28th of December 1964. The History file has a copy of the original sales invoice for US $4, 900. 88 from Schwyn Brothers Chevrolet of Michigan to a Mr Frank Tennant on January 22nd, 1965. Only 759 Stingrays were produced with this specification in 65.
Fully restored in the USA prior to its importation into the UK in 2015 winning 1st prize “Best Classic Corvette” at the Classic American Car Show Tatton Park July 2016. As well as presenting in its as restored immaculate order the car’s original 300hp 327ci ‘Turbo-Fire’ V8 mated to a 4-speed manual gearbox makes for a highly spirited and involved driving experience. In fact, quite amazing considering this Corvette is now 57 years old.
This matching numbers C2 comes with a detailed History File back as far as its factory dispatch data and original Dealer Invoice along with invoicing for additional UK expenditure in excess of £20, 000 from the previous owner who was a member of the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) along with photos detailing the engine removal and rebuild.
Immaculately maintained and presented and arguably the best paint and trim combination you could have had for a Corvette in 1965, or indeed 2022. What’s not to like?!
POV Test Drive & Walk-around - - details above
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We have just completed a 1200-mile trip to the Scottish Highlands where this Corvette performed faultlessly and did not miss a beat. Not bad for a 57-year-old car driving some of the most challenging (and stunning) roads in the UK.
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Year : 1965
Make : Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C2
Body Style : Coupe
Mileage : 2200 Since Rebuild | 50, 000
Transmission : 4 Speed Manual
Engine : 327 V8 – 300BHP
Exterior Colour : Nassau Blue
Interior Colour : Blue
Drive Side : LHD
Registration : EDC 150C
Price : £74, 750
Walk-around & POV driving video can be found above.
Chapters are as followed :
0:00 - Exterior Walk-around
1:32 - Engine Bay & Interior
3:23 - Trophy & Paperwork
4:11 - Start Up & Exhaust
4:47 - POV Test Drive
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