<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570

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Lot 105
1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe

Sold for US$ 31,920 inc. premium
1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe
Chassis no. 194379S719570

427ci L36 OHV V8 Engine
Single Four-Barrel Carburetor
390bhp at 5,400rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Fully independent Front and Rear Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Documented by its original tank sticker
*Uncommon LeMans Blue over Bright Blue vinyl color
*Desirable Big Block, chrome bumper
*Showing in wonderful condition


THE STINGRAY COUPE

When the C3 Corvette made its debut for the 1968 model year, it was the wildest car to hit the street since the Lamborghini Miura. Patterned after Bill Mitchell's and Larry Shinoda's 1965 Mako Shark II, the new Corvette was the culmination of 1960s Coke-bottle excess but underneath it was the same Corvette as before. One notable mechanical improvement was the introduction of the three-speed Turbo Hydramatic replacing the two-speed Powerglide automatic. While the press wasn't too kind to the new Corvette (with particular criticism on the car's fit and finish) the public set a sales record.

Chevrolet engineers addressed many of the criticisms to make the 1969 Corvette a better car. The big news was a 350 replacing the 327, now in 300- and 350-horsepower tunes. For the Big Block 427 there were five choices, from the L36 with 390 horsepower to the aluminum ZL1. The press and the public appreciated the tweaks to the tune of a record-breaking 38,762 built.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This LeMans Blue over Bright Blue vinyl 'Vette first appeared in the St. Louis factory's system when its order came through in September of 1968. According to the original tank sticker, which accompanies the car, it was finished in the colors it still wears today and fitted with the L36 427/390hp V8, close-ratio 4-speed manual, AM/FM Radio, tinted glass, Positraction Rear Axle and more.

The early history of the car is not documented, but it appears to be a nicely presented that has received a life of care. The interior shows very nicely, with much of it appearing to be well maintained original save for the door panels and drive tunnel carpet, for which receipts are on file for their replacement. The Big Block motor, while not original to the car, is of the correct type. Likely spending a good deal of its in the Midwest, it has spent the last few years in climate-controlled comfort in Southern Florida. Receipts on file show mechanical and cosmetic work has been carried out over the years as needed.

Ready to motor into a new owner's garage, this Big Block, chrome bumper C3 will make a great ride from both burning rubber and cruising.
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<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
<b>1969 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390hp T-Top Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. 194379S719570
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