1963 Chevrolet Corvette SPLIT WINDOW
1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 327/340 SPLIT-WINDOW COUPE--Saddle Tan with Tan interior and Brown carpeting, 4-speed manual transmission, 327ci OHV V8 Engine, Documented from new. VIN: 308337S118592This Split Window was delivered new to Hugh White Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. It was factory-equipped with an M20 four-speed gearbox and the desirable solid-lifter L76 V-8, the second-most-powerful engine available in 1963. It was generously optioned.Factory options included: Sintered metallic brakes, Power windows, Posi-Traction rear axle, Whitewall tires, AM/FM radio and Leather upholstery. 1963 model was the first year that leather seats were offered on the Corvette, only approximately 5% of the year’s cars were so optioned.This Split Window was kept in its first ownership for 22 years. It was subsequently sold to a marque enthusiast and presented at Corvette events, earning a prestigious NCRS Top Flight Award and MCACN Heritage Award.This unrestored Split Window retains original finishes and displays factory-inspection markings. If you understand and appreciate originality, this is a fantastic example of a rare Split Window that has been preserved in original condition while still maintaining its exceptional condition, something that can only be achieved by a truly educated enthusiast of the particular marque and model. It is impressively documented with the original window sticker, early title and registration documents, as well as the original owner’s manual, protection plan, and 1963 brochure.