With its new 327ci engine and refined styling, the 1962 is thought by many Corvette aficionados to be the finest model of the first generation Corvette. Having benefitted from the 10 year development of the Corvette; since, its introduction to America and the world in 1953, the 1962 Corvette was faster, handled better, looked sharper, and was more civilized than any previous Corvette. While marking the end of an era and heralding the direction the Corvette would take, as it moved forward in its development, as America’s true sports car, the 1962 Corvette still retained much of the charm of the original 1953 roadster.
For the ultimate in performance in the first generation Corvette one need look no further then the 1962 fuel injected 327/360hp 4-Speed Corvette. Car and Driver Magazine, in a December 1961 review of the 1962 Corvette, stated unequivocally: “The 360hp fuel injected version more then makes good on the public relations promise ‘of added excitement for those wishing the ultimate in performance.” Yes, this is a 1st generation classic Corvette for the enthusiast who not only appreciates Corvette styling; but, welcomes the performance delivered by the option 582 327/360hp fuel injected engine.
Being offered for sale is a 1962 freshly restored Honduras Maroon 327ci/360hp fuel injected 2 top Corvette. This an original “no hit body” fuel injected Corvette, with a freshly rebuilt correctly dated and stamped 870 restoration block, a rebuilt T-10 4 -Speed manual transmission, and a 4.11 post rear. All the running components have been rebuilt and are mechanically sound. The body is exceptional, with proper body lines and gaps. The exterior finish painted in base coat / clear coat is excellent, as are the chrome bumpers, stainless molding and emblems. The interior restoration includes new carpeting, dash pad, door panels and seats. The frame is rust free, undamaged and chassis has been refurbished. The black soft top is new and the hard top is freshly painted. This is a turn key car needing nothing other then to be proudly driven and thoroughly enjoyed.
Offers in line with the asking price are welcomed and will be considered.
The car is located in Lebanon, NJ. To schedule an opportunity to see the car and take a test drive, please call Mark 609-306-1631 10am-8pm EST.