Estimate: €28,000 - €35,000
Registration Number: German Registered
Chassis Number: S400860
After the Second World War America started its love affair with the British sports car, and it did not go unnoticed that sports cars attracted customers to showrooms. At the time dream cars were a feature of American motor shows and late in 1951 Harley Earl, General Motors chief stylist, sketched out a sports car named the Corvette which, in January 1953, was shown at the Motorama in New York. Production began in June of the same year with the standard six cylinder 160bhp engine, but by 1956 this had grown into a V8. A fibreglass body was fitted from the start; giving the car excellent acceleration and handling characteristics.
To offer this Corvette LT1 today is a rare opportunity, as this most powerful 370bhp version was only built by the factory for the 1970 model year. Boasting a 4-speed M21 gearbox, mechanical valve tappets, Holley carburettors and GM alloy intake manifolds, this matching-nu