Price: US $64,995.00 Item location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • Type: Coupe
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1966
  • Mileage: 23,987
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 327 V8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Leather Seats
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1966 Chevrolet Corvette

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette is a numbers matching air-conditioned celebrity. The second generation (C2) is arguably the most desirable coupe body and when it's this pristine and sounds this good it makes for a classic that creates envy at every stoplight.Red Corvettes are always in fashion but the shimmer of the factory-correct 988 code Milano Maroon gives this coupe an upscale appearance that sets it apart. In fact everything on this car screams to Corvette fans that this coupe is a cut above. Beyond the laser-straight body and near-perfect chrome this Corvette comes with desirable features like the reproduction knock-off wheels and side mounted exhaust. But the best part about this 'Vette is this car is a star. Fans of the AMC TV show "Halt and Catch Fire" might recognize this Corvette and this coupe will also be featured in the upcoming flick "The Nice Guys" starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. So you can buy this classic today and be a hit at the movie's premiere in a few months.Inside is like stepping nearly half a century back in time and man is it still cool! The black leather buckets look like they just left the St. Louis factory and that's for a good reason. This coupe has been cared for extensively and when some materials like the seats became worn over time they have been replaced with trusted Al Knoch materials. For all the details on this Corvette's care you can spend a weekend pouring through the extensive maintenance records owner's manual and restoration receipts. Just like the exterior it looks like the original owner enjoyed checking boxes on the interior options sheet when placing the order. This coupe comes with an AM/FM radio power steering and an automatic transmission. This is Corvette is an air conditioned car but you'll likely spend more time rolling down the power windows so you can hear the sweet exhaust note even better.Under the hood is a great looking numbers-matching small-block V8 that has the right amount of chrome and Chevy Orange to really pops in the engine bay. You can tell there has been a lot of money spent in keeping this one beautiful. 1966 was a great year for Corvettes and even the "base" 327 cubic-inch engine was rated at a robust 300 horsepower. This original again numbers-matching motor is mated to an upgraded 700R4 GM overdrive transmission. It gives this Corvette double the gears of the original powerglide which means a much better performance over the long haul. This setup makes it perfect for both laid-back motoring and quick canyon carving where your right foot does all the work and you can keep both hands on the wheel. It gets even better with power brakes featuring discs at all four corners.Even if this coupe wasn't a Hollywood star you'd want it because it looks near perfect on the outside and is all-day comfortable on the inside. This Corvette is proof that being a celebrity and having all the creature comforts is a beautiful thing. Call now!!