1961 Chevrolet Corvette 283/270HP Dual Quad engine


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Options included on this Corvette includes the high horsepower 283 Ci Engine that has the engine code "CU". This is the highest horsepower 2-4bbl engine available in 1961 which produced 270 horsepower. The engine is built to original specs with the correct Duntov solid lifter cam. The engine is correct right down to the intake manifold and correct carburetors. This powerful engine is back by the 4-Speed close ratio transmission. Other options include the wonder bar radio, factory Auxiliary Hardtop, Black Canvas Soft top, spinner hubcaps, original spare tire and tool kit, sunvisors, and Tachometer and gauges.
The comprehensive restoration was expertly restored from a largely original car. The car is believed to have only 39k miles. There are many original attributes to this Corvette including excellent original door panels, many interior components, original dash, all original glass including the original windshield, and hardtop glass!. The spare tire compartment has the original jack instruction decals. The under side was very original as well. The body on this car has been expertly restored in the correct Honduras Maroon with ivory coves. When properly applied it is one of the most gorgeous colors on a C2. The original fawn interior compliments the exterior color perfectly. The body is very straight and the paint and body has been color sanded to perfection. The car has the correct T3 headlamps. The hardtop has been restored as well with polished stainless and gorgeous paint. The headliner on the hardtop is believed to be orignal and is in outstanding condition. the wheel covers have been polished and the original rims have been restored as well. The Firestone WWW tires are brand new and just installed. The original soft top has been restored and a Al Knoch Black Canvas top has been installed. The result is an absolutely gorgeous Corvette that will be show stopper for you.
On to the exciting part, the performance and drivability: This Corvette runs and drives as you would expect from a low mileage car. As soon as the engine starts up, you will here the the duntov cam come alive. The sound is music to the ears. Once you slip behind the wheel you will notice that all the gauges are in working order. The clutch is smooth, the transmission shifts into all gears with ease, the rear end is quiet. The car is a complete blast to drive. The car handles well and tracks very true. The brakes are powerful and stop as needed and very smoothly I might add.
1961 Chevrolet Corvette 283/270HP Dual Quad engine
$ 18,900.00
Options included on this Corvette includes the high horsepower 283 Ci Engine that has the engine code "CU". This is the highest horsepower 2-4bbl engine available in 1961 which produced 270 horsepower. The engine is built to original specs with the correct Duntov solid lifter cam. The engine is correct right down to the intake manifold and correct carburetors. This powerful engine is back by the 4-Speed close ratio transmission. Other options include the wonder bar radio, factory Auxiliary Hardtop, Black Canvas Soft top, spinner hubcaps, original spare tire and tool kit, sunvisors, and Tachometer and gauges.
The comprehensive restoration was expertly restored from a largely original car. The car is believed to have only 39k miles. There are many original attributes to this Corvette including excellent original door panels, many interior components, original dash, all original glass including the original windshield, and hardtop glass!. The spare tire compartment has the original jack instruction decals. The under side was very original as well. The body on this car has been expertly restored in the correct Honduras Maroon with ivory coves. When properly applied it is one of the most gorgeous colors on a C2. The original fawn interior compliments the exterior color perfectly. The body is very straight and the paint and body has been color sanded to perfection. The car has the correct T3 headlamps. The hardtop has been restored as well with polished stainless and gorgeous paint. The headliner on the hardtop is believed to be orignal and is in outstanding condition. the wheel covers have been polished and the original rims have been restored as well. The Firestone WWW tires are brand new and just installed. The original soft top has been restored and a Al Knoch Black Canvas top has been installed. The result is an absolutely gorgeous Corvette that will be show stopper for you.
On to the exciting part, the performance and drivability: This Corvette runs and drives as you would expect from a low mileage car. As soon as the engine starts up, you will here the the duntov cam come alive. The sound is music to the ears. Once you slip behind the wheel you will notice that all the gauges are in working order. The clutch is smooth, the transmission shifts into all gears with ease, the rear end is quiet. The car is a complete blast to drive. The car handles well and tracks very true. The brakes are powerful and stop as needed and very smoothly I might add.

Additional information

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Convertible
Year: 1961
Doors: 2
Mileage: 39,486
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gas
Interior Color: Silver
Exterior Color: Dark Red Metallic
Vehicle Identification Number: 10867S102311
United States, Indiana, Indianapolis
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