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Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
SubModel: L36 Convertible
Type: Convertible
Trim: L36 Convertible
Doors: 2
Year: 1966
Mileage: 31,820
VIN: 194676S101531
Color: Other
Engine: 427 L36 V8
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Other
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only

1966 Chevrolet Corvette L36 Convertible Additional Info:

A big-block, stick-shift 1966 Chevrolet Corvette convertible like this is exactly what classic car dreams are made of. After all, this restored drop top has a distinct color combo, an aggressive appearance, and it's ultra-desirable 427 V8 is original.
A stinger hood, knock-off wheel hubs, and side exhaust tips this is everything that lets people know a premium and powerful C2 has arrived. And what really has us hooked is the factory-correct code 986 Silver Pearl color. It gives this one an instant distinction over the more popular colors of the year like red and blue. The was reapplied during restoration a few years ago. The result today is the kind of shine that instantly reminds you of quality, while it also doesn't make you nervous to take this one out on the road and enjoy it properly. In fact, when we get into the mechanical details in a moment, you'll see this truly a great one for driving.
While the black folding roof looks great against the silver paint, we know you're going to have it down every opportunity you can. That's because the full silver interior makes this lightweight fiberglass sports car look like it was 100% forged from precious metal. Corvettes are about being performance machines that keep the driver comfortable and in control. That's why your left hand rests on the three-spoke wood-grained steering wheel, and your right one falls perfectly onto the gearshift. Because the interior received attention and investment during the restoration, too, you don't have to worry about the instruments.
When you lift the hood, this one trades it's prestigious silver for some aggressive color. That's exactly what you want when staring down a big block engine bay. The brazen Chevy orange is both correct and aggressive on this 427 cubic-inch V8, and it still has room for flair with the polished air topper and distributor shield. This numbers-matching L36 motor was rated at 390 horsepower from the factory, so you know it's powerful. Plus, the way this original motor runs and drives really is a clue to the great respect its received over the decades. It all goes towards the feeling that this is a great driver's classic. So you'll love the growl of the side pipes, and the full control that comes from the original Muncie M21 close-ratio four-speed manual transmission. Plus, the four-wheel disc brakes and fully independent suspension mean this vintage 'Vette is still a ton of fun on the road.
Not only is this a restored classic that has the right pedigree, but also it's a powerful and fun road machine. That makes it the ideal total package for someone who demands distinction. If that's you, don't miss this rare opportunity. Call now!