1966 Corvette 427 Convertible: Nassau Blue "California Corvette" No Reserve!

1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible for sale in Macedon, New York, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Macedon, New York, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Convertible
Trim: 427 Convertible
Year: 1966
Mileage: 41,055
VIN: 194676S101578
Color: Nassau Blue (976)
Engine size: 427CI/400HP
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Interior color: White Vinly
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Chevrolet Corvette 1966

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1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible

For sale is this highly desirable 1966 427 Convertible with the 4 speed manual transmission. This Corvette has been completely disassembled and restored by the previous owner as a "California Corvette." That style was made famous by Clippinger Chevrolet for those looking to modify their Corvettes for racing. A California Corvette consisted of removing the front bumpers, filling the grill holes, installing 2 additional taillights, and aftermarket side pipes with headers. This Corvette is the perfect Corvette for someone who wants a nicely restored mid-year, that they can drive and enjoy and not worry about having to preserve the originality of it.



Details on Corvette

  • Originally a L72 427ci/400hp motor. The original motor was blown up by the original owner. The current motor is a 427 hydraulic lifter from 1969. The motor was rebuilt by Farmers Automotive in Webster, NY. It produces 400hp and 450 ft lbs
  • The car was restored by the 5th owner starting in 2007 after it had been sitting for 22 years
  • The gauge cluster was not restored to show the L72 redline at 6500rpm only on the L72 models
  • The car has all stainless steel brake lines, hoses, and fuel lines
  • The 3.55 posi rear diff was done by Bair in PA
  • The transmission was rebuild by Darrell's 4 speeds at Piper's Corvette
  • THe Corvette was build 9/24/1965 in St. Louis, making it one of the first 427s produces


The Corvette shows real well. The paint, interior, and underside are all in great condition. The car was restored and rebuilt by the best in the industry with quality parts. This Corvette has been built to be driven and enjoyed, making it the perfect fit for one who wants a top quality, reliable mid-year.

Terms of Sale

The Deposit:
Please be ready to place a deposit within 48 hours of auction's close. All transactions must be completed within 7 days of the end of auction. If the car is not as represented upon your personal inspection at our dealership location, you will be under no obligation to purchase.

Tax, Title and License:
Local residents are responsible for applicable sales tax in your county as well as title and licensing fees. If you live outside of our state, you are responsible for applicable tax, title and licensing fees in your area.

Note: If the deposit is not received within forty-eight hours (2 business days) or if the sale is not complete within 7 days of the close of the auction, we reserve the right to sell to the next highest bidder or to another qualified buyer.

Legally Binding Contract:
If you are the winning bidder of this auctions please follow through with the transaction. Remember, your winning bid is a legally binding contract to purchase.

We accept the following forms of payment:
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International bidders are welcome. We will help in any way we can with coordinating shipping within the U.S. or overseas.

Seller reserves the right to end this listing at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. Professional pre-purchase inspections are welcome but must be made before the auction ends. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all pre-owned automobiles, the condition is subjective, so we recommend that the potential buyer fly out to inspect as well as test drive any of the vehicles before finalizing purchase. If your personal inspection is not possible, we will be glad to help facilitate an inspection by your chosen local independent service center and will make arrangements to deliver the vehicle to them for this purpose.

All vehicles are sold in "AS IS" condition. However, extended warranty options are available on most vehicles. Please be advised that no oral statements concerning any vehicle constitute a representation or warranty of the condition of said vehicle. Our goal is to provide you with the best service and the most comfortable buying experience on eBay. We do not accept escrow, and all inspections must be done prior to delivery. ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please be aware that you will be responsible for the Federal Reserve fee(s) charged for all incoming wires).

Pertaining to non eBay winners: anyone with a deposit but the sale is pending financing, 3rd party inspection or any other contingency, the said vehicle will not be held and is subject to be sold at any time, until all contingencies are removed and a manager or owner accepts and signs the purchase order.

The advertised mileage represents the actual miles when the car was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and actual mileage may differ at time of sale.

Condition Disclaimer:

All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths, styles, tendencies, and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturers workmanship or a previous owners diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold "AS IS" and there are no mechanical guarantees expressed or implied.

We reserve the right to end the auction at any time.

About the Seller

Van Bortel has grown to be one of the premier Corvette dealerships in the country and one of the top 40 selling Corvette dealerships nationwide. Van Bortel stands above the rest due to passion, experience, quality, and reputation for America's Sports car. Our team works only with Corvettes from sales to service to detailing. We are just as passionate about Corvettes as you are and go above and beyond to make sure your experience with us is what you expect from a premier dealership.

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