This classic car is for sale on Catawiki. To have more information or to place a bid click on the "BID NOW" button. .The abbreviation Corvette C1 stands for Corvette Chevrolet First Generation: with this acronym we mean the model that launched the legend of the American muscle car of the 1950s. The Corvette C1 was placed on the market in 1953 and its production continued until 1962. The Corvettes of this period are also called solid axle as independent wheel suspension was not available until 1963. In this period (1957) the engine equipped with an injection system became available on request. With this system, the engine supplied 290 hp (216 kW). In 1962, General Motors’ small-block engine was increased to 5.4 L.
This car had only one owner for 20 years, from 2000 to 2020. Several works were carried out, also important ones, such as: replacement of the crankshaft, overhaul of the engine, replacement of the electrical system, replacement of the rear lights, replacement of the interior upholstery, tyres, replacement of the odometer, replacement of the hood, etc.
All parts come from the United States.
Wonderful car, ready to be used, one of the last C1s produced! No accidents. The inspection is still valid. Only two owners in Italy.