1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327ci 340hp 4 Spd Manual Sting Ray SPLIT WINDOW – 427Stingray.com

1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327ci 340hp 4 Spd Manual Sting Ray SPLIT WINDOW

1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327ci 340hp 4 Spd Manual Sting Ray SPLIT WINDOW

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Presenting an iconic piece of automotive history, the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe. This exquisite example of the first Sting Ray generation stands as a testament to timeless design and unparalleled performance. Finished in the classic Tuxedo Black exterior with a striking Red interior, this Corvette exudes elegance and sophistication. With its legendary Split Window design and enhanced power, it remains a coveted collector's item, embodying the spirit of the golden age of American muscle cars. Keith Cornett is the Senior Editor of CorvetteBlogger, owner of Vettefinders, and author of Corvette Special Editions. Keith has been instrumental in providing Corvette news, history and information since the 90’s to a vast audience.

It is hard to overestimate the significance of the 1963 Split Window Coupe… As the first redesign, introducing the 2nd generation of Corvettes (1963-1967, later called the “Mid-years”), it stunned the automotive world with a sleek redesign and enhance performance. The claim to fame was the one-year only “Split-window” design, a feature that was later, in 1964, discontinued due to the limited rear visibility… This made it a desirable model throughout the years and the cornerstone of many collections. Car is virtually and literally perfect and it appears that no expense was spared for its restoration. Engine is a, correct for the year, 327 originally rated at 340 HP, but now endowed with a correctly dated Fuel Injection unit. According to the owner, a long time enthusiast, everything on the car was rebuilt and is in functioning order. No other power options. Mileage show 75K which is believed original as there is documentation going back to the 80s.

 

 

Exterior: The exterior of this 1963 Corvette Coupe is a sight to behold, with its sleek lines and timeless design. The Tuxedo Black paint gleams under the Florida sun, showcasing the meticulous attention to detail that went into its restoration. The iconic Split Window design commands attention, setting this Corvette apart from the crowd. Every curve and contour speaks to the craftsmanship and dedication that went into creating this automotive masterpiece.

 

 

Interior: Step inside the cockpit of this Corvette to discover a beautifully appointed Red interior that exudes luxury and comfort. From the plush seating to the ergonomic layout of the controls, every detail is designed with the driver in mind. Although it maintains its vintage charm, the interior boasts modern amenities and conveniences, ensuring an enjoyable driving experience. With its impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail, the interior of this Corvette is a true testament to its timeless appeal.

 

 

Mechanical: Under the hood lies a potent 327 cubic inch engine, originally rated at 340 horsepower. However, this Corvette has been tastefully upgraded with a correctly dated Fuel Injection unit, further enhancing its performance and driving experience. According to the owner, a seasoned enthusiast, every aspect of the car has been meticulously rebuilt and maintained, ensuring optimal performance on the road. With its responsive handling and smooth power delivery, this Corvette is a joy to drive and a true collector’s dream. The mechanical condition is also as expected, that is excellent as well, with all gauges and instruments in perfect working order, with the exception of the clock… of course. History and numbers are available on demand. Reputable Hagerty Valuation Guide suggests a value of $334000 for #1 Concourse condition, $254000 for #2, $156000 for #3 and $118000 for #4, see info here. It appears that this fine automobile is very close to the #2 condition…

 

 

Overview: In summary, this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe represents the pinnacle of automotive design and engineering from the golden age of American muscle cars. With its timeless styling, exhilarating performance, and impeccable craftsmanship, it remains a sought-after classic for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Whether cruising down the highway or turning heads at car shows, this Corvette is sure to leave a lasting impression wherever it goes. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of automotive history that continues to captivate and inspire generations of enthusiasts.

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June 16, 2024 7:12 pm $75,000.00
Auction started June 12, 2024 12:00 am
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