1958 Chevrolet Corvette

Fuel Injection Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    1011
  • Lot number 
    36
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Red
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

US title & French customs clearance certificate
Chassis n°1011

- No reserve
- The most sought after version
- Older high quality restoration, superb presentation
- American luxury and sport
- Rarissime modèle Fuel injection

In 1957, Chevrolet added fuel injection to the 283 ci 4.6-litre engine giving it an impressive 283 bhp. This allowed the marque to advertise the car with the slogan " one horsepower per cubic inch ". The styling evolved at the same time, becoming more muscular, with the characteristic sculpted sides appearing in 1956.
The Chevrolet Corvette in the collection dates from 1958, and is one of the most evolved of the first generation. With dual headlights and radiator grille bearing great chrome teeth between two simulated air intakes, it is not short on aggressive styling. The dashboard, a significant improvement on earlier models