1962 Chevrolet Corvette

598 Big Block TKO 600


598 Big Block TKO 600


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Stock: #7989R-STL
Price: $230,000
Engine: 598 Big Block
Transmission: TKO 600
Mileage: 500 ( undocumented )
Body Style: Convertible
Rear End: C4 IRS
Gears: 3.73
Exterior Color: Mango Tango
Interior Color: Tan/Brown

  • Aluminum Wheels
  • CD Player
  • Radial Tires
  • Seatbelts

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1962 Chevrolet Corvette Description

The Gateway Classic Cars Showroom of Saint Louis is beyond exhilarated to present to you 'The Copper Topless 1962 Corvette', which is a one-of-a-kind restomod of a first-generation 1962 Chevrolet Corvette into a perfectly and professionally customized delight to the eye and thrill of acceleration. This beauty and beast has been featured in Car Craft, Vette Magazine, Gauge Magazine, and Muscle Car Magazine. It has also been a Corvette National Display Car, Street Machine National Top 20, Slamology Best of Show, Street Machine Nationals Best Engine, Slamology Best Interior, and many best pain and best interior awards.

BACKGROUND: The Chevrolet Corvette, known also as the Vette or Chevy Corvette, is a front engine, rear drive, two-door, two-passenger sports car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet across more than sixty years of production and seven design generations. As Chevrolet's halo vehicle, the Corvette is widely noted for its performance and distinctive plastic â€" either fiberglass or composite â€" bodywork. The first generation of Corvette was introduced late in the 1953 model year. (Source: Wikipedia)

The quick specs on this particular 1962 Chevrolet Corvette include a TKO 600 transmission and a 598 cu in Vortech Supercharged engine that has been dynamometer tested at 1046 HP. It was built on an SR3 chassis and equipped with a C5 front and rear suspension, coil overs chrome, and a Borla custom exhaust. The rear end is a C4 IRS Posi Traction and the gear ratio is 3.73.

The Build Also Includes:

- Trucked front and rear bumpers

- Chopped 3: raw glass windshield cameras built in 'a' pillars

- Smooth and molder body-trim

- Custom grill

- Rear diffusor built into the body

- C6 door handles

- Custom fuel filler

- Satin silver painted trim

- Brake scoops in body

- JW speakers

- LED headlights

- Lexus LED tail lights

- Molded in LED 3rd break lights

- Custom built cowl hood

- Motorized hood and trunk lids

- Custom tubbed body

- 335/30/20 rear & 255/40/19 front

- Crazy wheels 20X13 and 19 x 9

- Wilwood big brakes

- 3" Cog drive pulley system Vortech YSI

- Holley EFI with Holley fuel system

- Bottom of Body smooth and painted with Satin clear coat

- Chassis has had all welds smooth and painted to match

- Mango Tango body with 5 color fade and Ice pearl Tri-coat

- Custom real fire airbrushed with airbrushed trim around it

- Interior is custom seats with 4-point harness

- Two-tone tan and beige interior

- French-stitched interior

- Custom billet grab handles

- Customer door panels with 3d insert matching grill

- Backlit with LED

- Sony custom audio system with touch-screen in-dash DVD

- VHX Dakota gauges

- Flaming river column

- Billet steering wheel

- Custom built console

- Trunk Upholstered to match with Billet inserts

In short, you have every reason to inquire further about the ' 'The Copper Topless 1962 Corvette' by viewing it in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video of the car running and driving at our website - http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com. For even more information, please call 618-271-3000 or email STL@GatewayClassicCars.com to speak with one of our knowledgeable sales consultants.

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