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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette convertible

Rally Red 'Vette with a frame-off restoration

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this frame-off restored 1968 Chevrolet Corvette convertible.

The Corvette’s exterior was re-finished in Rally Red during the frame-off restoration. The crimson exterior is complemented by an L-88 hood with 427 emblems, and a white vinyl convertible top. It rides on 17” x 8” polished American Racing wheels with tri-bar center caps and General G-MAX radial tires.

“The bucket seats are upholstered with black leather,” the listing states. “The all-new interior features include black door panels with manual windows, new door glass and regulators, black carpeting with black carpeted floor mats, a black center console with a manual shifter, and a vintage-look modern AM/FM stereo.”

Under the hood is a 427ci big-block V8 engine featuring a FiTech fuel injection system, and an an Edelbrock aluminum intake. The black engine bay is complemented by an aluminum Holley Powercharger Hi Tek air cleaner,  an aluminum radiator, a chrome alternator, and a polished air conditioning compressor.

The engine is paired with a Muncie 4-speed manual transmission. This Corvette has a full-length dual-exhaust system, power disc brakes, and power steering. The suspension and chassis components, including the underbody, are finished in matte black.

The sale includes a clear Mississippi title in the seller’s name, and a hardtop.

This 1968 Chevrolet Corvette convertible’s auction ends on August 11, 2022, at 12:20 a.m. (PDT)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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