1966 427 CORVETTE ROADSTER NUMBERS MATCHING 390 HP

Price: US $84,995.00 Item location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • SubModel: 427 Roadster
  • Type: Convertible
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1966
  • Mileage: 53,955
  • VIN: 194676S115313
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 8
  • Fuel: Gas
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Roadster

1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Roadster 1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTER 427CU 390 HP NUMBERS MATCHING SILVER (986) EXTERIOR STANDARD BLACK INTERIOR VIN 194676S115313 Engine and Transmission Numbers: Engine Casting 3869842 Engine Casting Date A196 January 19. 966 Engine Stamp Pad Assembly Date T0215IL February 15. 1966 as a 390 HP 427 with Manual Trans. Engine Stamp Pad VIN 6115313 Transmission 3885010 Transmission Date P0212 January 12. 1966 Transmission VIN Stamping 6115313 Carburetor Correct to a Corvette 427 390 HP Intake Manifold 3866948 Manifold Date A186 January 18. 1966 Trim Tag: G21 Production Date of February 21. 1966 1966 was the first year for the legendary 427ci big block engine in the Chevrolet Corvette. This 427cubic inch 390hp L36 Corvette Stingray roadster was built on March 1. 1966 in St. Louis. Missouri and delivered to East Point Chevrolet in East Point. GA. Most recently this car has spent the past decade between several owners in Arizona. Florida and North Carolina and along the way has undergone a complete restoration. There is something special about a 427 Stingray and this is a restored highly desirable numbers matching roadster with the original engine. transmission. rear end and code correct carburetor. The L36 (390hp) motor was actually rated at 400hp when it was first introduced. however due to insurance considerations it was down-rated to 390hp without any changes to the motors. The 390hp/427ci motor features hydraulic lifters and a single 4 barrel carburetor making it low maintenance and not in need of constant tuning like the solid lifter. higher horsepower version of the 427. Most who have driven both the 390hp and 425hp motors prefer the 390hp motor on the street because of its abundance of low-end torque. These lower horsepower cars actually make more torque at lower RPM’s than their higher horsepower. higher revving counterparts (427ci/425hp)- making them as fast if not faster on the street. This car features excellent silver pearl paint. a 4-speed Muncie M20 transmission. factory side pipes. cast aluminum knock-off wheels and a teak wood steering wheel. The chrome shows as new and is mirror-like in appearance. The black vinyl convertible top is in excellent condition and is simple to operate. Vintage air-conditioning was added that blows cold on hot summer days and looks like it belongs this car. The interior of this car is correct with black vinyl seats that are in excellent condition with the original seat belts. All of the gauges are crystal clear and work perfectly. even the clock. The AM/FM radio sounds crisp and the dash is in excellent condition. This car looks and drives great and attracts attention at every stoplight. This is an investment quality numbers matching Corvette Stingray that is sure to go quickly. Auction prices on these cars have skyrocketed and Hagerty values this car at >$95k based on recent auction and private sales.