<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300HP Coupe</b> <br />Chassis no. 30837S105895<br /> Engine no. 3105895 I2I9RD
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1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300HP Coupe
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1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300HP Coupe
Chassis no. 30837S105895
Engine no. 3105895 I2I9RD

327ci OHV V8 Engine
Single 4-Barrell Carburetor
300bhp at 5,600rpm
5-Speed Manual Transmission (see text)
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*Iconic and highly-collectible Split Window Corvette
*Beautifully restored example
*Striking Daytona-blue paint
*Excellent Corvette for rallies
*Original 4-speed manual transmission included


THE STING-RAY CORVETTE

1963 was an exciting year for Corvette enthusiasts. For the first time, 'America's sports car' was available as a coupe as well as a Roadster - and what a Coupe! The new Stingray design credited to Bill Mitchell and Pete Brock was a true fastback, notable for the unique divided rear window which added a lot to the car's dashing looks, but in real life proved detrimental to rearward vision. After just one year, that feature was replaced with a single-piece backlight, but would also make the 1963 one of the most desirable models for collectors. The new Stingray Coupe also featured beautifully raised fender peaks, disappearing headlamps, and aircraft-type doors that cut deeply into the roof to ease entry and exit.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Chevrolet's second generation 'C2' Corvettes, especially the first-year, Split-Window Coupe are among the most collectible of GM's Corvette model-range.

This particular Split Window Coupe is a very early example, completed in the latter part of December 1962, and therefore has many early production features. When decoding the trim tag, one will find the 5th week of December production date, 1963 837 - Coupe body designation, the exterior finished in 916A - Dark or Daytona Blue, and interior trimmed in black vinyl. The sporting Corvette was purchased from Napoleon, Ohio-based Pro Team Corvette by the consignor, and had enjoyed a comprehensive restoration in the previous ownership. The car is equipped with the 300HP 'L75' engine option and manual transmission; as it is believed to have had from new. The stock 4-speed transmission has been swapped for a smooth Tremec 5-speed unit, for ease of drivability. The desirable Split Window Corvette retains the Daytona Blue exterior hue as per the trim tag, and is equipped with power steering, power brakes and AC and knock-off wheels, and comes with an owner's manual. This striking and powerful C2 Corvette would be a great companion on high-speed rallies such as the Copperstate or Texas 1000.
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