Saturday, December 22, 2012


constructed what added up to 14,531 Corvettes in 1962, 1,918 of which were provided with the noncompulsory Rochester Ram-Jet fuel infusion choice that gave the 327 CI motor a whopping 360 HP. Rarer still were the 561 that accepted RPO 276 15x5.5-crawl wheels, 246 with RPO 687 considerable job brakes and suspension and simply 65 with the RPO 488 24-gallon fuel tank.

Rarest of all could characteristically be the Corvette in ownership of all of these choices, and it is right here in this staggering 1962 Tuxedo Black-on-Red restored convertible that has held its whole initial drivetrain and discretionary gear.

A part of the Bloomington Gold Special Collection, it has appropriated Bloomington 24K Gold Certification, NCRS Top Flight and Duntov Mark of Excellence recompenses and the Chevy Vettefest Triple Crown – all befitting an auto that acts for the apex of exhibition in the original strong hub period that saw the Corvette end up being a completely acknowledged exhibition machine in a class of its particular.