The C1 Corvette is a truly beautiful machine, and anyone who loves Corvettes can appreciate Chevrolet’s first-generation of America’s Sports Car. The company was laying the groundwork for what was to come, and this 1961 Corvette Roadster is an excellent option. It’s currently for sale on consignment on All Collector Cars by the Classic Auto Mall dealer.
The car is painted Tuxedo Black over a black vinyl interior. The exterior has a chrome grille and the “new” Sting Ray rear end. This rear end was put on the last of the C1 Corvettes and gave a glimpse into what was to come in the future for the Corvette. The car features a numbers-matching 283ci V8 complete with the correct distributor and correct intake manifold. The engine is mated to a T10 4-speed manual transmission. Power to the rear wheels comes from a 3.70 positraction rear.
The frame of this car is solid, though there is some minor surface rust. The same can be said for the floor pans of the car. The car features independent suspension up front and leaf springs in the rear. This car has four-corner drum brakes. The car is currently located in Pennsylvania. This car was owned by two previous owners and appears to be well cared for by both. It has a price of $59,000 on it.