1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible  Chassis no. 194671S101411

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Lot 123
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible
Chassis no. 194671S101411

Sold for € 44,850 (US$ 52,999) inc. premium
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible
Chassis no. 194671S101411

Footnotes

  • Cette Corvette Stingray cabriolet est équipée de son moteur d'origine V8 'Big Block' de 454ci et est pourvue des options suivantes :
    le hard-top, la climatisation, les vitres teintées et électriques.

    La voiture avait parcouru environ 45.000 kilomètres depuis l'origine lorsque le précédent propriétaire Belge l'a faite restaurer par le spécialiste Anglais de la marque 'Clermont Corvette' et ce, sans limite de budget.

    L'état général de cette voiture est excellent. Elle est proposée à la vente avec des papiers d'immatriculation Belge et son manuel d'utilisation d'origine.

    Voici donc une magnifique auto proposée à une valeur ne représentant qu'une fraction du coût réel de sa restauration.

    Une belle opportunité à saisir.


    Five years after the Sting Ray's arrival, a total restyle ushered in the Corvette's 'Stingray' era, though the latter name was not officially applied to the new model until 1969. Based on GM's 1965 Mako Shark II show car, the new-for-'68 Corvette coupé became a 'notchback' with removable rear window and detachable, two-piece 'T-top' (Targa) roof, while the roadster, or convertible, version could be ordered with optional hardtop. The previous generation's recessed pop-up headlights were retained while the windshield wipers were now concealed beneath a vacuum-operated panel, the latter feature being inherited from the Mako Shark II. Beneath the skin the chassis remained fundamentally unchanged, and as is often the case after a major revamp, changes in the immediately succeeding years were confined mainly to styling revisions. By this time Federal emissions legislation was beginning to have an impact on power outputs, resulting in the optional 454ci (7.4-litre) LS5 V8 engine producing 365bhp in 1971 but 'only' 270 horsepower the following year.

    This Corvette Stingray convertible is fitted with a matching-numbers 454ci 'Big Block' V8 engine and is equipped of all the options: including hardtop, air-conditioning, tinted glass and electric windows. The car had covered approximately 45,000 kilometres from new when it was treated to a no-expense-spared total rebuild - commissioned by the preceding Belgian owner - at the famous UK-based marque experts, Claremont Corvette, Europe's foremost company specialising in the complete restoration of this model. Presented in generally excellent condition, the car is offered with Belgian registration papers and its original instruction manual. A magnificent example at a fraction of the restoration cost.
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible  Chassis no. 194671S101411
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible  Chassis no. 194671S101411
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 7.4-Litre Convertible  Chassis no. 194671S101411
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