For sale is a super rare 1966 Chevy Corvette Stingray C2 427 Cui, 390 Hp 4 speed manual Roadster in factory Milano Maroon. To Chevrolet enthusiasts, these 427 C2s are recognised as the most desirable Corvette ever produced. For your inspection from our Sydney Showroom.
Seldom does an American big block muscle car of this calibre appear on the market in Australia. Finished in factory Milano Maroon, this 1966 Stingray Roadster is fully optioned and boasts such factory options as working side mounted exhaust, aluminium knock off wheels (plus the American Turbine 15x7' Racing wheels on the car), the rare factory hard top roof plus a new soft top, teak steering wheel and original AM radio with working power antenna.
This Special High Performance model is fitted with the matching numbers monster L36 7 litre, 427 cubic inch 390 Hp big block (4 barrel carburettor). This grunt is delivered via a close ratio 4 speed manual M21 gearbox and a 3.36 posi-traction differential.
Sold in 2017 through Lucky Motors in Chicago, Illinois, USA (see ad in photo gallery) and imported into Australia in 2017 by the current owner with import paperwork. The current owner professionally frame off rotisserie restored the Corvette. The car was repainted in 2 Pak Milano Maroon with 4 coats of clear. All the glass, chrome and badging are original. The car retains the original interior with only new carpet with underfloor insulation added. The owner will supply photos and receipts of the restoration.
Mechanically, the original 427 Cui big block was treated to a full engine rebuild in 2017 with under 1,000 miles driven since. The engine was blue printed and machined with quality parts used including Speed Pro pistons, Manley Race valves, Hi Volume oil pump, Speed Pro Moly rings, ARP rod bolts, Bronze valve guides and all new gaskets. Receipts for the rebuild are included and all original parts replaced are included with the purchase.
The Corvette is riding on genuine 15 x 7' American Turbine rims and comes supplied with the original Multispoke knock off rims with vintage white walled tyres.