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1966 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

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Car location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States

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1966 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster for sale

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888-227-0914sales@classicautomall.com1966 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Stock3165VIN194676S127276Miles48,724Engine Size427ci V8 L36Transmission Type4 Speed ManualDrivetrainRWDExterior ColorSilver PearlInterior ColorBlackDescription

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

Combining the racing-style chassis of the defunct Corvette SS concept with a new, highly-styled fiberglass body gave the original Sting Ray concept model the sleek, muscular style of a classic muscle car. Built to take on the soon-to-be-banned manufacturer-sponsored professional racing circuit, and although certainly capable on the track, (at least enough to take a Sports Car Club of America National Championship in 1960), the Sting Ray concept was eventually retired from racing and significantly modified with the addition of a passenger's seat, among other things, and displayed as a show car. Also driven by Mitchell as his personal car on weekends, this model had a lasting and profound effect on the design and styling of future Corvette models to come starting with the C2 model line in 1963 through 1967, which actually bore the Sting Ray nameplate. This line boasted the now-classic muscle car look of peaked fenders, a short tail, and a long nose.

For consignment, a numbers matching C2 Stingray. With its sharklike pointed nose, hood stinger, peaked fenders, and snubbed rear, one can easily see the similarity to the ocean predator from which it is aptly named. Presenting in absolutely great condition overall, this car has been lovingly cared for and maintained by our consigner couple for the past 36 years and remains mostly original. Excellent exterior, and re-upholstered interior, and styling to die for.

ExteriorOne look at this roadster's silky Silver Pearl aesthetics, of which a mere 10 percent of the stingers came with this color for the 1966 model year, is sure to make even the most jaded blue oval aficionados stop and take notice. At the front of the car, bullet-style marker lights, show worthy split bumpers, and a red, white and black cross-flag emblem cage a stainless egg crate grille. Behind that grille, a new-for-1966 "Corvette STING RAY" emblem adorns a sculpted, big block-exclusive stinger hood. At the sides of that hood, traditional door handles and simple heat extractors ride between ornate fender emblems, dent-free rocker trim and an optional power antenna. Opposite that antenna, a chrome bowtie mirror reflects fresh stainless trim, which traces factory-tint glass under a newer black vinyl top. And behind that vinyl, 2-tone taillights illuminate a chrome-trimmed fuel filler and second "Corvette STING RAY" emblem above a chrome-trimmed tag bracket, two more show worthy bumpers dual rear exit exhaust pipes. Overall, this car is an excellent presentation.

InteriorWith its iconic double brow dash, which presents in very good condition, nice and clean in the instrument front, and center console, all is looking good, and has all panels showing straight as arrows and very clean. It's all correct here even the vertically mounted radio, and chromed shifter. Buckets are black vinyl and are also in good condition with inner tuck and roll stitched vinyl and smooth outer bolsters. Carpeting is a beautiful black and very clean with bowtie ribbed rubber floor mats protecting these rugs. Door panels are pristine and original looking. An amalgamation of round chrome bezel gauges, and 60's styled chrome knobs and pulls, all fronted by a wood rimmed steering wheel. This car's interior is just lovely.

DrivetrainAll numbers matching here with the 427ci V8, topped by a single 4-barrel Holley carb, which is courtesy a 1967 'Vette. Muncie provides a 4-speed manual transmission strapped on the back. Consignors state the engine underwent a total rebuild in the late 90's, and it is looking spiffy under that stinger hood. Adorned in GM red/orange paint for the block and valve coverings and a chromed air cleaner covering. We can see power steering is on and a dual pot master cylinder put the hooks on with an upgrade to power brakes.

UndercarriageNice patina and solid framing, floor pans and rockers all unremarkable. This car sports power disc brakes on all 4 corners and is sturdy underneath. Handling is from front independent coil springs, and rear sports independent suspension with a frame mounted differential unit, double universal jointed tubular axles, and a transverse multi leaf spring.

Drive-AbilityOur consignors state they have had a multitude of enjoyable experiences with this car and when you get behind the wood rimmed wheel, one can definitely see why. It fired right up, and those 427 cubes have limitless power to put on the asphalt. Handling is on the rails and braking as described now power is bias free for the panic stop.

Beautiful design, excellent fiberglass and supple leather along with a powerful rebuilt 427ci numbers matching mill, and we have a silver streak in our midst that can put plenty of trophies on your mantle, as well as a smile on your face.

VIN DECODE194676S1272761-Chevrolet94-Corvette67-Convertible6-1966S-St. Louis, MO Assy Plant127276-Sequential Unit Number

TRIM TAGK25-July 25th BuildSTYLE 66 467-1966 Corvette ConvertibleBODY S8775-St Louis Body #TRIM STD-Black VinylPAINT 986AA-Silver Pearl

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

 

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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping: All shipping charges are buyer's responsibility unless otherwise documented in sales agreement.

Deposit: Buyer must contact us within 24 hours of accepted offer, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500 deposit is due within 48 hours of listings end to secure the vehicle.


Payment of Balance Due: The remainder is due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 7 days. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell it otherwise. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Additional Fees and Taxes: All Pennsylvania residents must pay applicable state and local tax, title and license fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for their own state taxes and fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.

Shipping: The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges unless otherwise documented on the sales agreement.  We will assist the buyer with finding a shipping company. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after leaving our premises. If the vehicle is going to be shipped, full payment must be received before the vehicle is delivered to the shipping company.

Buyer's Inspection: Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you.  Classic Auto Mall, Inc. has tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction.  Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. Classic Auto Mall, Inc. welcomes and recommends a buyer's inspection.  If you plan to have a buyer's inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending.  Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

Warranty: Unless otherwise stated in the vehicle description, this vehicle is being sold "as is".  No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids.

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