West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional example of this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible with a matching #'s L79 327cid/350HP 'HT' code engine matched to a 4 speed manual transmission! The car is extremely striking in its original 'Milano Maroon' color (code MM) paint with its original and very striking matching 'Maroon' (trim 435) vinyl interior trim matched to its factory optional and original 4 speed manual transmission and aluminum knock off wheels!
Odometer reads 87,327 miles.
Very rare color combination.
Matching #s 327-350 hp engine.
Casting number 3782870. Date code C 3 5. Engine pad number 5113025 F0315HT.
4 speed manual transmission with the VIN number stamped on the side case.
Rear End code AN 3 12 65, 3.55:1 positraction.
Most factory correct items under the hood; shielding, air cleaner, alternator # 5C10, distributor # 1100693, intake manifold # 3844461, Holley carb # 3849804, expansion tank, water pump.
Correct upper and lower ignition shielding and air cleaner.
Rebuilt engine by previous owner.
Rear trailing arm bushings and spring cushions recently replaced.
Very clean under the hood. Runs and drives great.
Optioned with side exhaust (added), knock off aluminum wheels, power antenna, M-20, 3.55 rear, back up lights. AM/ FM radio.
Paint code MM, Milano Maroon.
Lacquer paint and always garaged.
Very nice body with bonding strips in place.
Body weather stripping is in great shape.
Original stainless steel trim and nice. Newer body emblems.
Rust free under carriage with factory natural fiberglass floors.
Trim code 435, Maroon vinyl.
New seats and door panels. Newer carpet, excellent original dash pads with no cracks.
All factory gauges functional.
Factory am-fm radio, rebuilt clock, factory shifter.
White soft top which is in good condition.
Knock off wheels with white stripe radial tires.
The car has no signs of any accidents with bonding strips intact and is the beneficiary of an obviously recent beautiful repaint in it's original 'Milano Maroon' factory color and looks extremely striking with a complimenting matching 'Maroon' interior. The car must be driven and seen to be truly appreciated - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day high performance sports car a run for it's money! The 4 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly through all the gears and the temperature always remains cool!
This is a rare opportunity to own a great daily driving and never abused example of a beautifully restored only as required (Paint etc) and seriously striking second generation Corvette, a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327/350HP Roadster with all the important and cosmetcially striking factory options; 4 speed manual transmission, side exhausts & knock off wheels!
This is one highly desirable and collectible unabused example of one of the best styling efforts of the decade, a genuine grand touring car in every sense of the word, this shortest lived Corvette design (1963-67) is probably the most sought after apart from the 1953-1958 models and they are seemingly increasing in value and desirability each year and which is sure to prove a most worthy investment for any Corvette collector or classic American car enthusiast!