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Classics This is what a $4 million Corvette looks like

15:39  16 december  2019
15:39  16 december  2019 Source:   cnet.com

This 1968 Chevy Corvette Is The Earliest C3 Known To Exist

This 1968 Chevy Corvette Is The Earliest C3 Known To Exist This beautifully restored C3 proudly boasts VIN# 00002 For the 1968 model year, the Chevrolet Corvette was completely redesigned to start the third generation widely known as the C3. MBP Motorcars is here to offer you the very first C3 known to ever exist - this 1968 Chevrolet Corvette. That's right, this historic C3 proudly boasts VIN #0002. Changes were aplenty as Chevy started moved to the third generation for the 1968 model year. Coupes said goodbye to fastback windows which were replaced with removable back windows and T-tops. Pop-up headlights were no longer electrical but now vacuum operated.

Maybe that car is some sort of new exotic, or maybe it's something a tad older, but incredibly collectible. At .95 million , this fits the bill. The L88 engine is a legend in its own right, and most Corvettes fitted with the massive power plant hit the track for racing duty. About half of them survived, according

If you find it, that 's north of million right there. First Purpose-Built Racing Corvette Goes On Sale For .9 Million . Now, I believe this car would be perfect for Goodwood, and million for such a rare piece of history is really a bargain compared to what slightly crashed McLarens go for nowadays.

A lump sum of $4 million can buy you a lot of things, or maybe just one expensive car. Maybe that car is some sort of new exotic, or maybe it's something a tad older, but incredibly collectible.

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It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

At $3.95 million, this fits the bill. This is a 1967 Chevy Corvette with its original L88 427 cubic inch, big-block V8 still under the hood. The L88 engine is a legend in its own right, and most Corvettes fitted with the massive power plant hit the track for racing duty. About half of them survived, according to Corvette Mike, the classic car dealer specializing in Corvettes and this car's sale said in its announcement.

a yellow and black motorcycle: This is the only L88 coupe that still exists.© Provided by Roadshow This is the only L88 coupe that still exists.

Only 20 of these Corvettes with the L88 big block were made, which left 10 of them surviving today. Of those, three still house the original engine, and this Sunfire Yellow model is the only coupe. The other two are convertibles . It's not uncommon for automakers to basically offer race-prepped packages for cars today, but back in the late 1960s, this one was bad-ass machine.

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  There Are Still Around 5000 New C7 Corvettes Reportedly Sitting on Chevy Dealer Lots Don't want to wait for a new mid-engine C8? There are still plenty of new C7s out there to choose from. © Chevrolet Don't want to wait for a new mid-engine C8? There are still plenty of new Want to get your hands on a new mid-engine C8 Chevrolet Corvette? Well, you're going to be waiting a while. Thanks to a number of factors, including the UAW strike and the time it'll take to retool the factory and train workers, C8 production won't start until February 2020. And even after production begins, it'll take more time for customer cars to actually reach dealerships.

It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

It puts out over 500 horsepower, Chevy plopped a heavy-duty four-speed manual transmission in, heavy duty power brakes are present and a cowl induction hood keeps things sinister. It's truly the end-all-be-all of C2-generation Corvettes. On top of the tantalizing specs, this car has undergone an extensive restoration.

In the past 10 years, various owners tracked down every single part and component for a full restoration, ensuring the car features every nut and bolt it would have when it left the factory decades ago. Corvette Mike completed things over the past 13 months, and as it reached the finish line, it was awarded multiple honors within the Corvette community.

a yellow car parked in a parking lot: Only 20 of these Corvettes with the L88 big block were made.© Provided by Roadshow Only 20 of these Corvettes with the L88 big block were made.

Oh, and the car is incredibly well-documented with just a measly 264 miles on the odometer after 52 years. There's a video interview with the original owner, original sales contract, order copy, matching VINs and the original Nevada title. For collectors, it doesn't get better than this.

Saddle Up With This Low-Mileage 1974 Chevrolet Corvette

  Saddle Up With This Low-Mileage 1974 Chevrolet Corvette Low miles and a well-documented history make this C3 'Vette a rare find.The attraction of the Chevrolet Corvette is the fact that is an everyday sports car, which means that over the years, many of these 'Vettes have lived rough lives and suffered unenviable fates. That definitely isn't the case with this particular 1974 Chevrolet Corvette, which shows impressively thanks to a two-owner past and extremely low miles. If you're looking for a high-quality Corvette, this one being sold through Corvette Mike Midwest is the way to go.

It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

It's one of three Corvettes with its original big-block V8 still under the hood. This can sometimes happen if you have internet connectivity problems or are running software/plugins that affect your internet traffic.

You'll need to be the judge as to whether or not it's worth nearly $4 million, but the next owner will certainly have one hell of a car on their hands.

This was originally published on Roadshow.

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