1964 Chevrolet Corvette

Stingray

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1964
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Metallic Silver Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th march 2009
Registration Number: EU taxes paid Chassis Number: 40837S107671
Who can forget the Sting Ray? Certainly not the army of enthusiasts who regard it as the most desirable Corvette ever built. The Corvette Sting Ray, introduced in 1963, was an entirely new car with a new chassis frame, a shorter wheelbase and independent rear suspension designed by former works Allard and Porsche driver, Zora Arkus-Duntov.
It was an all-American car but the engineering was by a man who had won his class at Le Mans and had a clear idea of what a sports car should be like. With minor modifications, later Corvettes used this classic layout until 1984.
The Sting Ray (it became ‘Stingray‘ in 1969) was an improvement over earlier Corvettes in every department, but it was the body which caught the attention because it owed nothing to any other car and