GM Chevrolet Original Corvette Convertible antique dream car 1956

1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Condition: Used
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Convertible
Year: 1956
Mileage: 7,000
VIN: E56S002253
Color: Black
Engine: 265
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Rochester, New York, United States

Description for Chevrolet Corvette 1956

Brought back from near extinction, the Corvette returned better than ever in 1956

GM’s design change and increase in power provided the foundation for what the Corvette dynasty would be built upon with increasing sales year-to-year for the next decade.

Visually the Corvette changed very little in its first three years of production. However 1956 will mark the Corvettes first major stylistic makeover. Retaining the aggressive grill design of the prior models, the frontal styling of the 1956 was modified significantly, with new fender accommodating chrome around headlights mounted higher and no longer covered by prior wire mesh stone guards. For the first time the Corvette received his new iconic side coves and clean sloping rear fenders with neatly integrated taillight. The Corvette also received a pair of roll up windows, technically changing the car from a roadster to a convertible body style. 2 265 cubic inch V-8 engines were now available, reflecting the relentless development that had just begun on the soon to be legendary small block V-8 engine. The bulk of the 1956 Corvette production Numbering 3080 cars, was equipped with the duel quad solid lifter engine producing a stout 225 brake horsepower.

The car offered here is just that engine and is finished in onyx black with silver coves and red interior, as presented following a body off professional restoration from Arizona a few years ago. In addition to the duel quad engine the Corvette is equipped with the three speed close ratio manual transmission that was standard in 1956 . AM/FM cassette radio(after market). All of the cars gauges work including the clock, and the interior is of the correct pattern. The wheels are shod in white wall radial tires for improve modern drivability. The car is in outstanding condition and runs and drives as well as it looks. This car has the correct all original drive train engine,tranny rear end etc. The corvette being from out west the all painted chassis looks as correct and good as the day it rolledoff the assembly line. there is nothing on this car that doesn'tappear new or as well as everything workingcorrectly. The bright work shines like new. Here is an opportunityto win this blue chip piece of history corvette that you can enjoy as well as a good solid investment.

If you found this same car, Turbo-Fire225 hp 265 cubic inch engine OHV-V8 with dual four barrel carburetors and solid lifter camshaft, three speed close ratio manual transmission, independent front suspension,semi elliptical leaf springs, and four wheel hydraulic drum brakes that just came off a rotisserie body off restoration like the one offered here you would be paying 100,000 dollars and up. This car appears to be as close to a fresh restoration as could be with all the bugs worked out with just a few thousand miles since restoration. If you want to buy a museum car that you can NOT drive go ahead and pay well over a $100K. If you want a car that looks like it just came off the show room floor and has just a few thousand miles with all the bugs worked out and want to drive it anywhere this is the car. Please come and see the car no disappointments here, and please feel free to contact me before bidding. bid with confidence. I recommend the lucky high bidder be healthy and in good shape before driving this car because after a few miles your arm gets very tired waving at all the strangers that wave to you while on the road.

youare welcome to inspect the car yourself or have a reputable company do an inspection on your behalf at your expense. I hold the title free and clear of any encumbrances and the car or the title will not be released until the funds have cleared my account. A $1,000 non-refundable Paypal deposit needs to be made within 24 hours of the sale ending and full balance to be paid within 7 days of auction ending. Balance due by bank wire transfer, cash in person or bank cashiers check before delivery. This is an auction to buy, not win and then negotiate after the fact. Please have your funds ready and permission from your significant other prior to bidding. Anyone with zero or negative feedback needs to contact me prior to bidding or you will be blocked. I reserve the right to end the auction at any time for any reason.

I would like to pass this rare and very original car to someone who will love and appreciate it for many years to come.