<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616

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Lot 35
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster

Sold for US$ 78,400 inc. premium
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster
Chassis no. 194677S118616
Engine no. T0106IL 7118616

427ci OHV V8 Engine
Holley 4160 Carburetor
390bhp at 5,600rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Powerful big-block engine
*Complete with documentation including tank sticker and order copy
*NCRS Topflight Award recipient
*Subject of recent engine rebuild


THE 'STING RAY' CORVETTE

"The Sting Ray hit the American sports car market like a thunderclap, reminiscent of the knock-'em-dead debut of the Jaguar E-Type two years previously; comparisons were not slow to materialize. For the first time in history the Corvette was a sell-out success." Richard M Langworth, The Complete Book Of The Corvette.

To say that the Sting Ray's arrival caused a sensation would be grossly understating its impact on the North American sports car market. Indeed, such was its runaway success that the St Louis factory hired a second shift but still could not build cars fast enough to meet demand. Styled in General Motors' Art and Color Studio under Bill Mitchell, the new Corvette featured radical styling pioneered on Mitchell's successful Stingray sports-racer, and for the first time there was a Gran Turismo Coupe in the range. Beneath the skin was an all-new ladder-frame chassis with independent rear suspension, the adoption of which enabled the center of gravity to be significantly lowered, improving both handling and ride. This new frame was the work of Corvette Chief Engineer, Zora Arkus-Duntov who said, "For the first time I have a Corvette which I am proud to use in Europe."

As had been the case with the previous (1956-62) generation of Corvettes, development proceeded slowly, being characterized by annual facelifts and few engineering changes of note. On the latter front, the long-overdue arrival of four-wheel disc brakes was the most significant development for 1965 while Chevrolet's 327ci (5.4-liter) 250bhp standard V8 was joined by an optional 396ci (6.5-liter) Big Block for '65 only, then a '427' until the end of Sting Ray production in 1967. Now recognized as representing a 'golden age' for the Corvette, the Sting Ray version was manufactured from 1963 to 1967 and has since gone on to become a highly collectible classic car.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

A NCRS Topflight Award recipient, this big block powered Corvette Roadster is a fine example of General Motor's perennial sports car. Documented by a considerable collection of photos and invoices within the history file, thousands of dollars were spent within the past 5 years keeping the car in top mechanical condition. According to the paperwork, the engine had been fully rebuilt along with some work done to the gas and brake systems along with a bevy of other small jobs.

In addition, the original order copy and tank sticker are included within the compiled documentation and confirm the car's original specifications of Marlboro Maroon over saddle vinyl interior. Further options included the aforementioned 390HP Big block, Positract axle, 4 speed transmission, and an AM/FM radio. Today, the Corvette can be found in the same specifications. Furthermore, the owner's manual for the car will also be included upon purchase.

Such a well sorted example with ample documentation is sure to serve its next enthusiast owner well. The Stingray is truly a timeless American classic that will continued to be appreciated as an icon for decades to come.
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<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
<b>1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 194677S118616<br />Engine no. T0106IL 7118616
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