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RESERVE IS OFF – 1965 Convertible 327ci V8 4-Spd Manual RESTORED

RESERVE IS OFF – 1965 Convertible 327ci V8 4-Spd Manual RESTORED

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Up for auction is a beautifully restored 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Red Convertible. This high-quality restoration showcases the iconic design of the Corvette Roadster from 1965. The car is powered by a 327-cubic-inch V8 engine, paired with a four-speed manual transmission. It features eye-catching details such as knock-off wheels, side-pipes, and a stunning red paint job with a black convertible top. With its timeless appeal and meticulous restoration, this Corvette is a must-have for any collector or enthusiast. 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.

 

Exterior: The exterior of this 1965 Corvette Roadster is finished in a vibrant bright red paint, which accentuates the sleek lines of the car. The hood is adorned with louvers behind the front wheels, enhancing both its aggressive and sophisticated look. All the emblems, rear bumpers, taillights, door handles, and flip-up gas cap are restored to a pristine condition. The car is equipped with knock-off wheels featuring tri-bar spinners, paired with Goldline tires that recreate the original appearance.

 

 

Interior: Step inside the restored Sting Ray and you’ll find a luxurious driving environment. The red individual twin bucket seats offer both comfort and support, featuring a factory bolster-like design. The red theme continues with the carpet, door panels, and dual sun visors. The central console houses controls for the outside-air-type heater, defroster, electrical clock, and radio. The instrument panel includes a matched speedometer and tachometer, along with a re-settable trip odometer, headlight switch, headlamp retractor switch, hood release, and a four-position ignition switch. Completing the interior is the factory wood steering wheel, adding a touch of elegance.

 

 

Mechanical: Under the hood, this 1965 Corvette Roadster boasts a powerful 327-cubic-inch 300 horsepower V8 engine. The engine showcases original Corvette small-block performance and is accompanied by a four-speed transmission. The 327 engine features hydraulic valve lifters, wedge-type combustion chambers, rams head cast iron exhaust manifolds flowing into side-pipes, and an aluminum intake with a four-barrel carburetor. The engine compartment presents a combination of originality and Corvette performance, including a chrome open air cleaner, factory finned aluminum Chevrolet script valve covers, and a shielded distributor. The chassis is correctly restored with all the right components.

 

 

Overview: In summary, this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Red Convertible is a stunning example of America’s true sports car. Its timeless design and meticulous restoration make it a standout among collectors. With a powerful 327-cubic-inch V8 engine, four-speed transmission, knock-off wheels, and side-pipes, this Corvette delivers both sprightly performance and a comfortable driving experience. The interior offers luxurious red twin bucket seats and a well-appointed instrument panel. With its vibrant red exterior, restored details, and increasing value in the collector market, this 1965 Corvette Roadster is an exceptional find for enthusiasts and collectors alike. Don’t miss your chance to own this iconic piece of automotive history.

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Ended On: May 23, 2023 at 4:00 pm
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Bidding History
May 23, 2023 8:56 am $86,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:56 am $85,500.00
May 23, 2023 8:55 am $84,500.00
May 23, 2023 8:53 am $84,250.00
May 23, 2023 8:52 am $83,250.00
May 23, 2023 8:49 am $83,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:48 am $82,250.00
May 23, 2023 8:44 am $82,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:44 am $81,500.00
May 23, 2023 8:41 am $81,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:40 am $78,500.00
May 23, 2023 8:37 am $78,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:36 am $77,500.00
May 23, 2023 8:35 am $77,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:34 am $75,250.00
May 23, 2023 8:31 am $75,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:29 am $71,250.00
May 23, 2023 8:28 am $71,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:27 am $69,000.00
May 23, 2023 8:25 am $65,000.00
May 23, 2023 6:55 am $63,000.00
May 23, 2023 5:20 am $61,000.00
May 23, 2023 3:48 am $55,000.00
May 23, 2023 3:46 am $45,000.00
May 23, 2023 3:27 am $35,000.00
May 16, 2023 12:24 pm $31,000.00
Auction started May 16, 2023 12:00 am
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