AutoHunter, driven by ClassicCars.com, has this 1958 Chevrolet Corvette listed for bidding. The car is one of 3,784 Corvettes produced with a 4-speed manual transmission for the year and one of 978 with the 270-horsepower V8 engine.
The roadster body is finished in Snowcrest White with silver blue coves and a white hardtop that can be used or removed as desired. According to the seller, a new wrap-around glass windshield was installed with new weatherstripping while the windshield posts have been re-chromed. The front and rear bumpers were also replated.
The silver blue interior features reupholstered bucket seats and new carpeting, dash pad, and door panels – perfectly matching the silver blue coves on the exterior. The original Wonderbar AM radio was replaced with a period-correct AM unit.
Under the hood is the 283cid V8 engine original to the car, according to the seller. The engine is equipped with restored dual 4-barrel carburetors and has the correct date casting #3737739 with date code B 24 8 and assembly stamp F226CU. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a date code-correct T-10 BW 4-speed manual transmission and 3.70 positraction rear end.
The odometer reads 17,000 miles, although true mileage on the car is unknown.
The auction ends February 1 at 12:30 p.m. MST.
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