1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

"First Gen Beauty"

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Offered at:

$54,900

Year
1961
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette
Sub Model
Convertible
Stock
B2761 R
Vin
10867S110877
Odometer Reading
1,505
Engine Size
283ci V8
Transmission Type
4-Speed Manual
Body Color
White
Interior Color
Red
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1961 Chevy Corvette Convertible for purchase. This car is powered by a rebuilt 283ci V8 engine paired with a 4-speed manual transmission. It features an Edelbrock carburetor, but other than that has been left stock.

The car is finished in a gorgeous white exterior over the red leather interior. This car is in excellent condition always stored inside. Close inspection to the interior, chrome, wheels, paint, and glass reveals the excellent condition of this 1st generation beauty that is awesome to have as a summer cruiser and to show. This example has gone under an extensive restoration and all receipts documenting it are included with the car.

It's quite provoking to think about the timing of the birth of the Corvette. Every American produced vehicle was getting bigger throughout the mid-'50s with tons of heavy sheet metal, chrome, and most often large fins. The idea that GM went the other way with their small, fiberglass concept car at the 1953 Autorama created a huge buzz. The rush to production meant that all production in 1953 was hand made in the last months of the year in an old truck factory in Flint while the production facility in St Louis was being prepared. There was a redesign for the 1961 & 1962 model years that would be the last couple years of the first generation. These cars were the last to feature a two-toned paint design, and they were the first to have the rear “boat-tail” design that would carry over to the Stingrays starting in 1963. The first generation cars have a lot of style, history, and with low production numbers (compared to later generations) these Corvettes are very rare to find.

This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1961
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette
Hobby Segment
Classic
Odometer Reading
1,505
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Body Color
White
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
283ci V8
Transmission Type
4-Speed Manual

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