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53 years old
194677S122268

VIN 30837S108889





   
Car Year: 1963
Car's approximate birthday: February 14, 1963
 
Owner: Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2009
City: Scottsdale
State: Arizona
Country: United States
 
Purchase date: Undefined
Status: Current Owner
 
Nickname: 30837S108889
State: Restored
 
Exterior: 900 Tuxedo Black
Interior: Blk Black (Vinyl)
Softtop: Black (16.96%)
Wheels: Black
 
Body: Unknown
 
Delivery Dealer Zone: Unknown
Delivery Dealer Code: Unknown
 
Options: RPO Option Percentage
Sold [%]
Sales Price
[$]
  837 Base Corvette Sport Coupe (FI 360hp) 49.24% 4,252.00
  A31 Power Windows 17.39% 59.20
  L84 327ci, 360hp Engine (fuel injection) 12.13% 430.40
  M20 4-Speed Manual Transmission 83.54% 188.30
  P92 Whitewall Tires, 6.70x15 (rayon card) 90.10% 31.55
  U69 AM-FM Radio 42.66% 174.35
  Total   0.0566%
(13 Cars)
5,135.80
 
Factory job nr.: Unknown
Export Car: Non Export Car
 
Car history:
Posted 03/27/2016
Lot #973.1 - A rare matching numbers Corvette Sting Ray split-window coupe with
a L84 327/360hp Fuel Injected engine with a M20 4-speed, 4.11 rear end gears,
power windows and AM/FM radio. This is the most powerful Corvette produced at
the time. New for 1963 was independent rear suspension, power windows and
electric T-3 lighting with aerodynamic function. The Corvette was redesigned for
1963. This model was the first of the C2 Corvettes. Bill Mitchell had taken over for
Harley Earl in 1958 as GM's Chief Styling Engineer. Mitchell thought that the Corvette
should be associated with racing. He had Larry Shinoda design the 1963 coupe
with a split separating the rear window. Mitchell loved it although the father of the
Corvette, Zora Arkus-Duntov was against its vision-blocking look. The split window
was only a one year design and this made it an instant collectible. Radical new styling,
a new chassis with independent rear suspension and offerings of both split-window
coupes and convertibles was big news in 1963. The new Corvette was wildly successful
and demand far exceeded supply.
 
For Sale: No

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