<b>1972 Chevrolet Corvette 454/270HP Roadster</b> <br />Chassis no. 1Z67W2S507664<br /> Engine no. T1II2CSS 12S507664
Lot 47
Beautifully Restored in Elkhart Green
1972 Chevrolet Corvette 454/270HP Roadster
Sold for US$ 44,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
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1972 Chevrolet Corvette 454/270HP Roadster
Chassis no. 1Z67W2S507664
Engine no. T1II2CSS 12S507664

454ci OHV V8 Engine
Single Four-Barrel Carburetor
270bhp at 4,000rpm
3-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Beautifully restored example of the potent big-block Corvette
*Striking and era-appropriate Elkhart Green over Saddle livery
*Offered with large photo file with restoration photos
*Classic Corvette in top-of-the-line trim
*Optioned with both soft and hard tops, power windows and steering, A/C, and tilt steering column


The C3 Corvette

Five years after the Sting Ray's arrival, a total re-style 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 Coupe 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, although a 'Positraction' (limited-slip) rear axle was newly standardized for 1972. By this time Federal emissions legislation was beginning to have an impact on power outputs, resulting in the optional 454ci (7.4-liter) LS5 V8 engine producing 'only' 270bhp (down from 365 horsepower the year before) which nevertheless was good enough to propel the 'Vette through the standing quarter-mile in 14.1 seconds with a terminal velocity of 93mph – figures on a par with those of the V12-engined Jaguar E-Type.

The Motorcar Offered

Finished in striking and period-correct Elkhart green metallic over a saddle interior, this classic Corvette looks just right for its 1972 model year. The car was completed at the St. Louis GM plant, and was according to the trim tag finished in 989 war bonnet yellow over 421 saddle. The chassis number denotes the massive LS5 454ci V8 engine optioned from new. Purchased by the consignor about a decade ago, he soon embarked on a comprehensive restoration which can be seen step by step in the accompanying restoration file. The cool Elkhart green color was picked as the owner had a car in that exact color, back when these cars were new. Offered with both soft and hard top and owner's manual, this fine Corvette is ready for the next caretaker.
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