1973 Chevrolet Corvette
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1973 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible One of 4,943 Vette Convertibles made in 1973 First year for five-mph front bumper 350 CID V-8 engine (code L48) with four-barrel carb Turbo Hydramatic 400 three-speed automatic transmission Elkhart Green Metallic exterior (code 947) with new, tan top and Medium Saddle Vinyl interior (code 415) Air-conditioning, power steering and power four-wheel disc brakes New carpet Rallye wheels with white-letter tires and rear luggage rack Sold on an actual mileage title, showing 88,xxx miles Mot Xotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this 1973 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. As an entry point into classic car collecting, this would be an ideal candidate.Like almost all Corvettes made between 1954 and 1981, this car came off the line right here at GMs St. Louis, Missouri factory. Dressed in desirable Elkhart Green Metallic (code 947), the cars paint and trim are in overall average condition however, there are blemishes visible on the cars nose, passenger side fender, the hard tonneau behind the seats, at the right rear taillight and at the windshield frame. This Corvette is very presentable but not perfect.The cars glass panels are in overall good shape and the passenger side window still bears the original Astro Ventilation logo. The cars lights are in satisfactory shape while overall, the cars body work is in great order. The engine bay is tidy, the cargo area behind the seats is satisfactory, theres an external, chrome luggage rack for additional storage and the cars bumpers fit well to the body. The undercarriage looks to be very solid.The car rolls on Firestone Firehawk white letter radials, size 255/60R15 at all four corners and each tire is wrapped around a slotted Rallye wheel. The tires show their age but the wheels are in good order.Under the forward-hinged hood is a 350 CID V-8 engine (code L48) with a Rochester Quadra-Jet 4MV four-barrel carburetor. Mated to the engine is a Turbo Hydramatic 400 three-speed automatic transmission. Driver convenience features include air-conditioning, power steering and power four-wheel disc brakes.Inside, the cars Medium Saddle vinyl interior (code 415) has new matching carpeting while the bucket seats are in very good order. A light switch knob is missing, the three-spoke, wrapped steering wheel, inner door panels, instrument panel and center stack with full instrumentation all look good, however the tachometer is inoperable. The center console and shifter are in similar, satisfactory condition. Completing the interior is a factory AM/FM stereo.Nineteen seventy-three started the Corvette's transformation from muscle to touring sports car. A Chevrolet advertisement headlined: We gave it radials, a quieter ride, guard beams and a nose job.Indeed, redesigned body mounts andradial tiresdid improve Corvette's ride, and interior sound levels were reduced by 40 percent. The chrome rear bumper carried over from the previous year. However, the chrome blade front bumper was dropped for the federally required fivemph standard for a light-weight front bumper system with an inner transverse tube attached to the frame with two Omark-bolts (special steel fasteners which absorbed energy when a forming die, pushed back by the bumper, was forced down their length) and an injection-molded urethane bumper cover. Engineers chose the urethane nose was chosen over the alternative, a more protruding version of the previous metal bumper. The new urethane bumper assembly added 35 pounds to the front end. Other changes included a domed hood and a fixed rear window, which provided additional interior storage space.Competition to this Chevrolet in 1973 included Datsuns 240Z, Excaliburs Series II Roadster, Jaguars E-Type V12 Convertible, Mercedes-Benzs 450 SL and Porsches 911.If youre a novice collector looking for your first classic sports car or if youre a Vetteophile looking for a new ride, come by Mot Xotica Classic Cars today to check this one out.This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 88,109 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, actual mileage title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!VIN: 1Z67J3S431812Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.


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