1954 Chevrolet Corvette - Rare Hard Top! Great Driver!

1954 Chevrolet Corvette for sale in Fortville, Indiana, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Fortville, Indiana, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Coupe
Year: 1954
Mileage: 80000
VIN: e54s004186
Color: Black
Engine size: Triple Carb 6cyl
Number of cylinders: 6
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: Powerglide
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Chevrolet Corvette 1954

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Only 4 Black cars were known to be produced in 1954. We are uncertain how to determine is this was one of them, but in any event Black is the rarest color seen on '54 Corvettes.
This is a very nice car with the correct triple carb set up and does have both tops, although the canvas on the convertible top will need replaced.
The car is very nice condition and runs and drives quite well. While not a show winning car it is a great driver quality example. It starts right up, shifts well, and stops well. We have recently serviced the car and it is ready for long distance summer cruising. The frame is completely solid and rust free, there is no cracking in the fiberglass, the chrome is very good to excellent, and the interior is quite nice.
If you have been looking for an affordable '54 Corvette you can drive and enjoy immediately and improve over time, this is a great candidate.

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