Chevrolet Corvette C1, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette C1, year 1958. VIN: J58S1064XX. Colour ‘pumpkin red with a red leatherette interior and a white soft-top. This magnificent Corvette was sold new in the USA. There the car was extensively and perfectly restored to top condition in the late 1990ies. A very extensive photo reportage is present of the restoration and the overhaul of the components. Also available is a massive file folder with invoices and history. This Corvette is in superb top condition; concours. The 1958 model is the most sought after vintage Corvette with the four headlamps, the beautifully curved rear and the tachometer which reads up to 8000 rpm. Furthermore, this desirable machine features the admirable four-speed manual gearbox and air-conditioning! The 1950ies Chevrolet Corvette is the only American sports car with European qualities; the car is relatively light weight and compact featuring a GRP plastic body and magnificent styling. These virtues are combined with good road holding, a sporty ride, and a magnificent 250 bhp V8 engine! This is an American 1950ies ICON in top condition!
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cylinder capacity: 283 cu. inch / 4637 cc.
induction: 2 'four-barrel' carburettors (top-specification)
capacity: 270 SAE bhp.
top-speed: 200 km/h.
gearbox: 4-speed, manual
eight: 1470 kg.
length x width x height: 450 x 185 x 131 cm.