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1956 corvette

A Dream  Drive
1956 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster



The first generation C1 Corvette introduced America to the modern sports car era. When speaking about classic cars the C1 stands alone in terms of styling and nostalgia. The C1 wowed America and the world with its sweeping aerodynamic body contours and its innovative mechanical engineering. Demand and subsequently prices for outstanding examples of the C1 have been rising steadily over the past several years.    
1956 corvette
The We recently had the pleasure of helping a fellow Corvette collector sell one of the finest examples of of this generation Corvette that we have ever come across. The car in questions was a showroom condition 1956.  The total frame off restoration yielded an absolutely perfect 100 point car.

1956 corvette                 1956 corvette

 The car was a numbers matching 265ci engine, 3 speed manual and was equipped with 3:70 Gears. It was adorned in perfect Venetian Red with Shoreline Beige Coves, and a perfect with red interior.  Factory options include:Build sheet Code 2934 – Base Corvette Convertible 101 - Heater 102 - Signal Seeking Wonder bar Radio 107 – Courtesy Lights108 - Parking Brake Alarm 109 - Windshield Washers 290 - Whitewall Tires - 440 - Two-Tone Paint



1956 corvette
The C1 was built June 27,1956 in St. Louis, MO. It is one of 3467 Corvettes built that year, and only one of 431 cars that were built in Venetian Red with a Shoreline Beige Cove.This car has 40,000 original miles and had a frame-off restoration in 2005 and has only been driven 1200 miles in 16 years.All original no-hit fiberglass body has been painted with PPG urethane paint over fresh gel coat.
The body of this car is phenomenal, nice gaps, beautiful brightwork, along with its GTechniq Ceramic Coating. The frame is completely rust free.

1956 corvette

Restoration involved a new interior which included new seats, a new white top, Daytona carpeting, along with matching floor mats. A smaller, 17” matching Steering Wheel has been installed to make entering and exiting easier.
A New fuel system included a refurbished carburetor, fuel pump, stainless lines, fuel tank, sending unit and straps. On the electrical side the car was equipped with a new wiring harness throughout, along with refurbished original gauges and updated quartz movement for the clock.

1956 corvette
A set of new Coker wide whitewall radial tires, and a complete new brake system including master cylinder, wheel cylinders, and brake lines were installed.
 This car can be summarized very simply as a dream to drive!

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