<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382

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Lot 334¤
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

Sold for US$ 29,120 inc. premium
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Chassis no. 30867S119382

350ci OHV V8 Engine
Single 4-Barrel Carburetor
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*Offered out of long term ownership
*First year of production
*One of the finest American designs of the 1960s


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. The new Stingray design credited to Bill Mitchell and Pete Brock was a masterpiece. Featuring beautifully raised fender peaks, disappearing head-lamps.

Underneath the sleek fiberglass shell, there was a new independent rear axle with transverse leaf springs, control arms, multiple links, double-jointed half-shafts, and trailing radius rods. Even base-model Corvettes were nicely equipped, and buyers had a wide range of engine choices based on the new 327-cubic inch V8. The most powerful option was the 360hp engine with Rochester fuel injection, making this the first American car with a higher horsepower figure than engine displacement. A 3-speed manual transmission was standard, but options included a four-speed manual, a positraction rear end, and a variety of rear axle ratios. The Stingray could be or-dered in any of seven exterior colors. The new Stingray was an impressive performer, capable of 0-60 in 5.9 seconds and 0-100 mph in 16.5. The 1963 Stingray proved a sales hit, and Chevrolet sold 10,594 coupes and 10,919 convertibles.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This first year Stingray was purchased by its owner in the early 1980s, and remarkably was registered in the state of Alaska. Having been enjoyed for so many years, this roadster's black leather interior possesses a worn in look, yet no tears or major deterioration can be found on the seats. The dashboard still contains its vertically orientated radio and a Hurst T-handle shifter connects the driver to the 4-speed transmission. Under the hood, the original motor was swapped out with a 350ci small block at some point in the vehicle's history and a 4-barrel carburetor sits atop the intake manifold.

An honest driver's quality Corvette, this roadster offers a heap of style and will surely provide its next owner with many miles of happy motoring.

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<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 30867S119382
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