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1962 Corvette - The Ultimate Guide

Though technically the same engine block as the 283, the smaller engine was bored and stroked to bring its cylinder dimensions to 4.00 x 3.25 inches and it’s displacement up to 327 cubic inches. While this larger engine would certainly produce more horsepower, there were other changes that would have to be incorporated first to ensure that the engine could receive the air and fuel it would need to run as it was meant to.

1962 Corvette Special Editions

1962 special edition Corvettes were all about the world of racing.

This 1961 Chevrolet Corvette factory race car possesses a host of rare options and a provenance worthy of the velvet rope treatment at any of the world’s finest auto museums or vintage races.  Gulf Oil sponsored and driven to an SCCA B-Production national championship by the likes of Dr. Dick “The Flying Dentist” Thompson and Don Yenko, it stands as one the most successful and important production-based Corvette race cars ever constructed. 
Always on the hunt for greater speed and greater thrills, Delmo decided to replace the '61 he had been racing with a brand-new 1962 Chevy Corvette. Owing to his demonstrated skill behind the wheel and prior successes with Corvettes, Delmo had a close relationship with legendary chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov and enlisted his assistance with the new car. "It was easy," Delmo recalls. "I called Zora and said, 'Build me a race car.' The only other thing I said was to make it white."

1962 Corvette Technical Research & Data

Dig into the numbers behind the 1962 Corvette and check out these hand-curated research papers and data-driven reports, including VIN information, production numbers, pricing/options, color samples, and more.

1962 Corvette Engines

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1962 Corvette Market & Sales Data

1962 Corvette auction and sales area. We share upcoming auctions, recent auction results, cool 1962 Corvettes we find for sale and commentary on the current market for the 1962 Corvette.

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Bring A Trailer is currently offering a modified 1962 Chevrolet Corvette finished in red over red leather upholstery. Despite the fact that the 1962 Corvette is considered one of the greatest of all the C1 Corvettes, the perception that the 1962 Corvette was “transitional” was not completely unwarranted. For one, the ‘62...
Awesome Shot Of A 1962 Chevrolet Corvette
The 1962 model year represents the end of an era for the Chevrolet Corvette.  Over the course of ten years, the Corvette had evolved from Harley Earl’s conceptual two-seat sports car – a car that was initially plagued with design and performance deficiencies – into a vehicle that rivaled sports cars around the world...
1962 Corvette Sales Brochures
Download this 1962 Corvette Dealers Sales Brochure for a quick look at the features of the car. The '62 Corvette is many cars. To some, it is a luxurious personal form of transportation. To others, it is a machine for fun-driving endeavors-rallies, trials and gymkhanas...

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