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1961 Chevrolet Corvette 283/315 Big-Brake FuelieConvertible Stunning Tuxedo Black exterior with a white soft-top, black hardtop and red leather interior Full nut and bolt restoration completed in 2016 more than $100,000 invested in this car with binder ofreceipts! Previous owner had this Corvette for over a decade Next-to-last year for the first-generation Corvette Numbers matching 283 CID V-8 engine #109937 with GM-Rochester fuel injection (engine code CS) CorrectRochesterFuel Injection Part #7017320 Serial #2343 Correct 315HP cylinder heads #3782461 Numbers matching T10 Borg-Warner four-speed manual transmission with a Positraction rear end (#E-20-61) RPO 687 heavy duty front and rear brakes and the front air scoops and duct work are intact New NOS correct 553 bell housing #3779553 Date code correct glass Documentation includes restoration receipts and associated documents, a large binder of restoration photographs and a vehicle data sheet Corvette connoisseurs should rejoice over this fantastic find! Mot Xotica Classic Cars is very pleased to offer this stunning Tuxedo Black Big Brake 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Fuelie. As with all 1954-1981 Corvettes, this model was made right here at GMs St. Louis, Missouri factory. Nineteen sixty-one was the next-to-last year for the first-generation C1 Corvette model. A full professional nut and bolt restoration was done on this car in 2016, with more than $100,000 invested according to the included receipts and documentation. This gorgeous Corvette C1 has all the desirabilities you want offered in just one package such as a numbers matching Rochester Fuel Injected 283ci V8, numbers matching T10 4 speed manual transmission, RPO 687 heavy duty front and rear big brakes with cooling scoops/fins and finished off with Tuxedo Black exterior with striking red leather interior!Dressed in hard to find and highly sought after Tuxedo Black, this cars paint and trim are in overall excellent condition with very minor imperfections at close inspection. The date code correct windows are clear and intact and the cars lights are in intact and haze-free.Equipped with the highly desirable RPO 687 heavy duty front and rear big performance brakes and the front air scoops and duct work are intact. This Vette rides on Firestone Firehawk SS tires, size 215/70R15 with 15x5.5 wheels, at all four corners. Each tire surrounds black steel wheelies with factory wheel covers and are in very good order.The cars bodywork is solid and straight, including the optional body-color hardtop and white soft-top. There is also a separate rack for hardtop storage when not in use. The trunk is in near-excellent condition, the engine bay is very tidy, the battery appears fresh and the bumpers fit well to the cars body. This was the first year for the restyled duck-tail or boat-tail rear end added by then-new GM head stylist Bill Mitchell, which would return on the second-generation model. It was also the first year for the four-light taillight treatment that continues on the current model.Under the forward-hinged hood is a numbers matching 283 CID V-8 engine #109937 with correctRochesterFuel Injection Part #7017320 Serial #2343 that produces 315 horsepower! Backing up this motor is a numbers matching T10 Borg-Warner four-speed manual transmission with a Positraction rear end (#E-20-61).Correct 315HP cylinder heads #3782461, new NOS correct 553 bell housing #3779553 and Harrison Aluminum Radiator and expansion tank.Inside, the red leather bucket seats are in excellent condition, as is the matching carpet and red metal instrument panel with full instrumentation. The large, three-spoke steering wheel is in very good order while the red inner door panels echo the rest of the interiors theme. The shift lever, topped by a white ball, is in very good condition. This vehicle is a heater and radio delete model and the fuel gauge is inoperable.For 1961, annual changes consisted of a thin, vertical and horizontal bar grille, exhaust pipes that exited below the rear bumper instead of through it and this was the final year wide whitewall tires were available. It was the last year for contrasting paint colors in body cove areas and the last year of factory two-tone Corvettes of any type until 1978. Engine displacement remained at 283 cubic inches but power output increased for the two fuel-injected engines to 275 and 315horsepower. Power ratings for the dual-four barrel engines did not change but that was the last year of their availability.Fewer than 300 miles have been added to the odometer since the 2016 restoration. Documentation includes restoration receipts and associated documents, a large binder of restoration photographs and a vehicle data sheet.Competition to this Corvette in 1961 included Aston Martins DB4, Jaguars E-Type, Maseratis 3500 GT and Mercedes-Benzs 300SL.This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 42,001 miles but not understood to be actual. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!Please Click Here To View Our YouTube Videohttps://youtu.be/wAog1qlMkTcVIN: 10867S109937EIN:109937Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.

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Tuxedo Black
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Year
1961
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvete
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41053219

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