1961 Chevrolet Corvette Fawn Beige
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Corvette
- Type: U/K
- Trim: Base
- Year: 1961
- Mileage: 75,300
- VIN: 10876S110493
- Engine size: 4.6L 4638CC 283Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: FAWN BIEGE
- Options: Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1961 Chevrolet Corvette*RARE FIND*1961 Fawn Beige /Ermine White CovesMATCHING NUMBERSORIGINAL STOCKCORVETTE283/245 HPHYDRAULICLIFTER ENGINEWITH TWIN CARTER 4BARRELCARBS RESTORED TOORIGINALCONDITIONWhat makes this car a rare find is it was the last to roll off theassemblyline in St louis (MO) in 1961,the last of the 283 small block and 2 tone coves,car represent the bookends of an era. Also out of 10939 cars it is 1 of 358 in this color scheme. Also meaning,there's a handful; of cars with this combination of options still in existence .
RPO 440 two tone paint (1 of 358 out of total production of 10,939 in Fawn Beige with Ermine White coves)
RPO 290 wide whitewalls ( last year of wide whites)
RPO 469 283 C.I./245 HP dual carbs (1 of 1,175 for 1961)
RPO 685 Borg Warner T 10 4 Speed
RPO 675 Posi rear 3.70:1
RPO 102 AM Radio
RPO 101 Heater
Fiberglass bonding stripes are all in original . Car is a true survivor and never been hit. Comes with original window documentation and book. Car was featured in the June 2008 edition of Corvette Fever Magazine.
also one of 15 Featured in 2011 Corvettes @ Carlisle PA for the 1961 50th Year Anniversary of the 1961 model year (Judged at 95 points).
History of Car
Birthday of car July 11th 1961
Purchased in Sept 1961 in Ohio by James Norton who maintained and kept till turn of the century then was given to restoration expert in Philly and presented at auction to its second owner in 200, who meticulously maintained cars preservation and presented it in many award winning shows. Any serious buyers who are interest please call me at 973-980-3700
Note of Interest
If you enjoy car shows, you're guaranteed to take home the trophy. I have many trophies that I would like to stay with the car. And would only sell car to a true believer in keeping the car stock original.This is a true survivor in American auto history.