1957 Chevrolet Corvette

Vintage Racing Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White/Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Arizona
January 16, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
24th Street & Missouri
Phoenix, Arizona
85016 USA
SALE DATES:
January 16, 2009
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
January 15, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 16, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Estimate:
$110,000-$140,000 US
310hp (at rear wheels), 283 cu. in. V8 engine, Rochester mechanical fuel injection, GM Muncie four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with unequal-length A-arms, coil springs and anti-roll bar, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and anti-roll bar, and four-wheel ventilated hydraulic drum brakes with finned drums. Wheelbase: 102"
While the first series cars of 1953 to 1955 introduced the new Corvette to America, the second seri