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VIN 30867S119076

Car Year: 1963
Car's approximate birthday: July 8, 1963
Owner: Mecum Auctions Kissimmee 2014
City: Kissimmee
State: Florida
Country: United States
Purchase date: Undefined
Status: Current Owner
Nickname: 30867S119076
State: Restored
Exterior: 936 Ermine White
Interior: Blk Black (Vinyl)
Softtop: Black (16.96%)
Wheels: Other Color
Body: Unknown
Delivery Dealer Zone: Unknown
Delivery Dealer Code: Unknown
Options: RPO Option Percentage
Sold [%]
Sales Price
  867 Base Corvette Convertible (250hp) 50.76% 4,037.00
  898 Genuine Leather Seats 5.18% 80.70
  Total   0.4459%
(96 Cars)
Factory job nr.: Unknown
Export Car: Non Export Car
Car history:
Date posted 04/20/2016
Lot F264
In 1963 the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport racers rocked the sports car world;
thirty-three years later the fourth generation Corvette was taking its bow by
commemorating the original Grand Sport with a special model. Only five originals
were built and 1,000 1996 Grand Sports issued, both facts certainly noted by the
builder of this 1963 Corvette convertible that has been freshly Resto Modded using
all-1996 vintage underpinnings. The key to the latter-day Grand Sport was its superb
powerplant, the LT4, a traditional pushrod small block V-8 that delivered 330 HP in
stock tune and a stout 400 HP in this application, where it is used in conjunction with
a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission and heavy duty Dana 44 rear end. Beneath the
attractive Sting Ray body is a 1963 Grand Sport specification tube chassis from
Mid America Industries, the perfect host for the 1996 Grand Sport all independent
front and rear suspension complemented with Alden Eagle springs and coilover
shock absorbers. C4 Grand Sport disc brakes are also employed, the Red calipers
and vented discs visible behind 18x9.5-inch front and 18x12-inch rear C6 Z06
aluminum wheels wearing Nitto NT555 rubber. With all that performance on tap,
the builder made the most of the Sting Rays vintage appeal, finishing the car in
new White paint with a Black Stinger on the big block hood and a Black soft top,
finalizing the look with GM factory style side exhaust. The interior is pure stock
with the thoughtful exception of a Flaming River tilt column, billet steering wheel
and 1967 headrest seats from interior king Al Knoch.

- Very fresh 1963 Corvette Resto Mod
- Powertrain is from a 1996 Grand Sport
- Only 1,000 Grand Sports were ever produced
- LT4 400 HP engine
- Tremec 6-Speed manual transmission
- Dana 44 rear end
- Alden Eagle coilover shocks and springs
- GM side exhaust
- Mid America Industries 1963 Grand Sport chassis
- All C4 Grand Sport front and rear suspension and 4-wheel disc brakes
- 1967 big block Black stinger hood
- New paint and top
- Al Knoch 1967 head rest seats
- Flaming River tilt column
- Z06 18x9.5 inch front and 18x12 inch rear wheels
- Nitto NT555 tires
- New White paint and Black top
For Sale: No

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