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1958 Chevrolet Corvette
The Corvette was introduced in 1953 and remained in production for almost 70 years. These 2 passenger luxury cars tapped into a whole new market and were known for performance and their unique fiberglass or composite bodies. After the concept car was first introduce it proved to gain an audience and was put into production that same year. It has been known as "America's Sports Car" and many point to it as being one of, if not the most successful concept car in history. There are 8 different generations currently with this beautiful 1958 C1 belonging to the first. The car has undergone a complete frame off restoration that was very well done with close attention to detail. The car was professionally completed by a Shelby and Corvette builder in Texas. It was finished around 2012 and has 507 miles since completion. The body is in excellent condition and painted in a very nice Black which combines nicely with Silver coves. All of the original chrome and trim has an excellent finish and is cleanly mounted place. Just a year later a lot of the body chrome was removed which makes these '58s really stand out. These were kind of a transition year for the C1 as they now had quad headlights but still retained more of the original looking rear before they changed to the "duck tail" design. The front ends were also lengthened in '58, they had exhaust exiting through the bumpers and it was the only year for the exclusive louvered hood. All of the glass like the windshield and side mirrors are in great condition with no issues. The Black convertible canvas top looks good and it does not come with a hardtop. The car has its original style wheels with hubcaps and Coker Classic wide white wall tires.
During the restoration process the motor was upgraded to a rebuilt 327 V8 motor. Under the hood everything is very cleanly done and looks all factory. It has nice Corvette valve covers and a chrome air cleaner. The car also has a rebuilt 4 speed manual transmission that came out of a 1964 Corvette. During the restoration every mechanical component was gone through. The suspension, brakes, and steering was all rebuilt to stock components. It also received a new gas tank and anything the car needed, it got. It runs and drives very well with no smoking and sounds great.
The interior was all redone in nice Red upholstery that is in excellent condition. The interiors in 1958 also received some redesigns with a new steering and a new dash with gauges faced directly towards the driver. The gauges had a very unique almost aircraft look with a large speedo with forwarding sitting gauge pod for the fuel/temp/amp/oil and tachometer. The original style bucket seats have matching lap belts and the upholstery looks great. Mounted to the floor is a Hurst shifter that moves through the gears smoothly.
This is a very well built high end example of the C1 Corvette and this one runs and drives great. With so few miles since completion everything is very fresh and looks like it was just done. The process of restoring a car is a long and difficult one so here is a chance to take advantage of a car that is ready for the road!
Add it to your collection for $103,500.00!
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