1961 Chevrolet Corvette 283CID V8

1961 Chevrolet Corvette for sale in Local pick-up only

Condition: Used
Item location: Local pick-up only
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Year: 1961
Mileage: 42000
Engine size: 283CID
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Chevrolet Corvette 1961

  • Stunning Tuxedo Black exterior with a white soft-top, black hardtop and red leather interior
  • Full nut and bolt restoration completed in 2015
  • Numbers matching 283 CID V-8 engine with GM-Rochester fuel injection (engine code CS)
  • Correct Rochester Fuel Injection
  • Correct 315HP cylinder heads
  • Numbers matching T10 Borg-Warner four-speed manual transmission with a Positraction rear end
  • RPO 687 heavy duty front and rear brakes and the front air scoops and duct work are intact
  • New NOS correct 553 bell housing
  • Date code correct glass
  • Dressed in hard to find and highly sought after Tuxedo Black, this car’s paint and trim are in overall excellent condition .
  • The date code correct windows are clear and intact and the car’s lights are in intact and haze-free.
  • Equipped with the highly desirable RPO 687 heavy duty front and rear big performance brakes and the front air scoops and duct work are intact.
  • This ‘Vette rides on Firestone Firehawk SS tires, size 215/70R15 with 15×5.5 wheels, at all four corners.
  • Each tire surrounds black steel wheelies with factory wheel covers and are in very good order.
  • The car’s bodywork is solid and straight, including the optional body-color hardtop and white soft-top.
  • There is also a separate rack for hardtop storage when not in use.
  • The trunk is in near-excellent condition, the engine bay is very tidy, the battery appears fresh and the bumpers fit well to the car’s body.
  • This was the first year for the restyled “duck-tail” or “boat-tail” rear end added by then-new GM head stylist Bill Mitchell, which would return on the second-generation model. It was also the first year for the four-light taillight treatment that continues on the current model.
  • Inside, the red leather bucket seats are in excellent condition, as is the matching carpet and red metal instrument panel with full instrumentation.
  • The large, three-spoke steering wheel is in very good order while the red inner door panels echo the rest of the interior’s theme.
  • The shift lever, topped by a white ball, is in very good condition.

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