A Nice 1962 Corvette Convertible Resto-Mod. This gorgeous car is equipped with a Chevy 350 Crate Motor with a 4-bbl carb, and Turbo 350 Automatic trans. It has logged just over 2,800 miles since completion, so the mileage is accurate from the time of restoration. Features include power rack and pinion steering – very responsive, but easy to control, disc brakes up front, the previous owner wisely added a Vintage Air AC and Heat system, which blows nice and cold, spotless red interior, lowered all the way around with 17″ Torq-Thrust II wheels, Momo steering wheel (buttons not connected to anything), new convertible top, AM/FM Cassette player. Chrome and glass is in excellent shape. The paint is excellent. There may be a tiny nick or ding here or there as the car is a driver, not a trailer queen. The undercarriage and clean with no rust. I have owned this care for 3-1/2 years. It is an absolute blast to drive and hugs the road like a go-kart. The repro interior is absolutely spotless. The original top has been replaced with one of much thicker and more sturdy material. A waterproof car cover is included with the car.
Here’s a brief description, with a more detailed description below. Metallic Blue w/pearl white coves, black leather interior; 350 Edelbrock, polished aluminum, dual-quad, roller crate motor, 700R4 automatic transmission w/overdrive, power rack & pinion steering, power (front disc, rear drum) brakes; AM/FM/CD stereo w/amplifier & 8 speakers; A/C, cruise control, 2 tops.
This car has won many 1st place awards including several “Best of Show” & two 1st places “Best in Class” at the Forest Grove (Oregon) Concourse d’Elegance. Sale includes restoration pictures & receipts, car cover, original hard top & headlight bezels (all painted car color, but never installed), hardtop hoist/lift, extra serpentine belt, 5/26/2017 appraisal.
Custom-ordered Edelbrock 350 cid, 363hp Chevrolet polished aluminum crate engine, dual-quad carburetors – 500 cfm Thunder AVS (1 electric choke, other manual), roller camshaft & lifters, polished straight-plug heads w/o EGR, polished C-26 Dual Quad intake manifold (uses oil filler boss at front of intake), MSD distributor & coil, serpentine belt pulley system includes polished aluminum: 1-wire alternator (upgraded from 105 amps to 140), water pump, power steering pump, Sanden AC compressor, power steering remote reserve headers – shorty, ram-horn, center dump – ceramic coated electric ‘pull’ fan w/adjustable thermostat.
Independent Front Suspension (Jim Meyer Racing) includes: power rack & pinion steering, power (front) disc brakes, QA1 adjustable coil-over shocks, sway bar, power brake booster, dual master cylinder, Clean, degreased under carriage; frame sandblasted & sealed w/POR-15 (rust preventative coating), remaining undercarriage & wheel wells undercoated – 700R4 automatic (overdrive) transmission, transmission cooler & speedometer cable. Rebuilt (3:73, open) rear-end, rear axles, rear brakes, rear anti sway bar. Fiberglass (mono) rear leaf springs & (Edelbrock IAS) ‘self-adjusting’ rear shocks – paint (metallic blue w/pearl white coves), over gel coated un-hit body w/all original body bonding strips/seams; both front fenders have a steel reinforcement strip on the underside of the stainless trim that runs down the top of each fender (standard in 1958, optional on other years) – carpet – two tone (aka., salt n’ pepper) dark & medium blue, sound deadener & heat insulator – windshield & side glass – all tinted – weather-stripping – fuel tank & sending unit – fuel & brake lines
White stay-fast (aka., Hartzcloth) soft top & (painted ‘body colored‘ blue, never installed) hard top – Alpine AM/FM/CD stereo with Alpine amplifier & 8 (Polk/MOMO) speakers (2 in dash, 2 in kick panels & 2 in each headrest), air conditioning, heater, defroster, cruise control, leather interior (Al Knoch, dash, door panels, seat covers, armrests, grab bar, shifter boot, deck lid hold-down straps), wiring & fuse block, all chrome re-chromed & stainless polished, new side mirrors – includes installing new passenger side mirror & relocating drivers mirror, windshield wiper system (intermittent), BF Goodrich (radial) tires & polished (Billet Specialties, billet aluminum) 5-spoke rims, All gauges restored – ammeter converted to Voltmeter, oil pressure converted from 60psi to 80psi, new quartz clock – Carpeted trunk w/Alpine amplifier & tail-light protector cones (x4).
Many 1st place awards including several “Best of Show” & two 1st place “Best in Class” at Forest Grove Concourse d’Elegance.
A Spectacular 1961 Tuxedo Black Corvette with red interior.
The 1961 Chevrolet Corvette featured a major redesign…but you might not know it until one passed you by since the big updates were out back. GM replaced the curvaceous rear end that had been in place since 1953 with the “tail lift” or “duck tail” rear end that would largely carry over to the C2 Corvette in 1963. The exhaust outlets were also moved underneath the rear end from the previously integrated exit pipes. In addition to effectively laying the foundation for the rear end of the upcoming C2 Stingray, the tail of the new 1961 car set the tradition of four taillights in the Corvette.
Up front, the changes were far more subtle, with a billet-look grille replacing the “teeth” grille from the previous years. The twin headlight banks that flanked the new badging now featured body-colored frames, replacing the chrome headlight surrounds from past years.
Engine options largely carried over from 1960 with fuel injected models. The base engine continued to put out 230 hp, but output for the “fuelies” increased to 275 hp and 315 hp for the top end model, which incorporated high-lift cams.
Aluminum radiators now came as standard equipment and featured a crossflow design. Some early 1961 Corvettes still had the copper radiator, so check under the hood before you buy. The 4-speed manual now had an aluminum case, and the transmission tunnel for all 1961Chevy Corvettes was narrowed by 20 percent to provide more interior space.
General Motors built 10,939 Chevrolet Corvettes for the 1961 model year, making it the second most common model year of the C1.
Jaguar E-Type Series 2 Fixed Head Coupe (man. 4) , manufactured or sold in 1968, version for Europe
A Spectacular Red 1968 Jaguar E-Type Chrome
- Jaguar E-Type Series 2 Fixed Head Coupe (man. 4) , manufactured or sold in 1968, version for Europe
- 3-door coupe body type
- RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
- petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 4235 cm3 / 257.5 cui, advertised power: 154.5 198 kW / 207 266 hp / 210 269 PS ( DIN gross ), torque: 384 Nm / 283 lb-ft
- characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4453 mm / 175.3125 in, width: 1657 mm / 65.25 in, wheelbase: 2438 mm / 96 in
- reference weights: base curb weight: 1321 kg / 2912 lbs
- how fast is this car ? top speed: 240 km/h (149 mph) (declared by factory);
- accelerations: 0- 60 mph 7.2© s, 0- 100 km/h 7.5 s (declared by factory), 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 14.9 s (declared by factory)
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale ( Sharknose ) by Bertone.
One of the Most Beloved and Recognizable Coachbuilt Ferraris
Giugiaro Design Inspired by Ferrari’s Legendary Sharknose Racing Cars
Nuccio Bertone’s Personal Car
2,953 CC SOHC Tipo 168/61 V-12 Engine
Three Weber 40 DCZ6 Carburetors
240 HP at 7,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Dunlop Disc Brakes
Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension with Tubular Shock Absorbers
Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Tubular Shock Absorbers