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1971 Chevrolet Corvette

1971 Chevrolet Corvette in Volo Illinois

 Vehicle Description
1 owner with 11,664 actual miles! One of the best, most desirable 1971 Corvettes in existence. This is a highly acclaimed, awarded, judged, original survivor. It is also optioned out with features including a 454, 4-speed with a/c in a two top roadster! If you didnt notice, its also red with black deluxe leather It has been awarded all the top awards a Corvette can get- Gold Survivor, Gold certified, NCRS Top Flight and Triple Crown. In addition to having all the awards, certificates and judging sheets the owner also kept all the literature. He has the application forms, acceptance letters, framed pictures, gold pins with the certification #s and more. It won its awards throughout the 1990s. The car is virtually unchanged, with only 646 miles since. In 1992 it had 11,019 miles. He kept it covered in a clean, dry garage. Drove it about 25 miles a year, gave it regular oil According to the one and only owner everything is original except reproduction tires, battery, exhaust and EXTERIOR: Factory Mille Miglia red. No hit virgin body. Mostly original paint. It still shines beautifully. The chrome and trim is excellent, shiny and straight. The original glass is crystal clear. Still has judges stickers in the windshield. It still has the weathershields behind the grills to protect the headlights. Correct gas cap with caution tag. Black convertible top is excellent. The original auxiliary hardtop is in excellent shape. The headliner and weatherstrips are mint. This car has its original deluxe hubcaps and they are in excellent condition. Correct reproduction Good Year wide tread tires. Jambs are very clean, original weatherstrips are INTERIOR: All original and in excellent condition. It is practically like sitting in a new 1971 Corvette. The whole dash area is mint. The lenses, gauges, knobs, vents are in excellent shape. The fiber optics work, console is excellent. Interior lights work including in the rear compartments. Carpets is excellent front and back. Door panels are mint. Genuine leather seats and armrest are excellent. There is a crack under the arm rest in the plastic housing. Never smoked in, ashtray and cigarette lighter are mint. Features Am-FM stereo, deluxe interior with leather upholstery, shoulder belts and tilt telescopic wheel. It has a reproduction battery in the rear compartment complete with vent hoses. There is a shut off and built in ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Obviously it is the original motor to the car. The judges closely verify the #s. 454 this year put out an impressive 365 horsepower and 460 lb of torque. The engine compartment looks as it did when it left the factory. All original components. Has ignition shielding, overspray on manifolds etc. Features include factory air conditioning, power steering and UNDERSIDE: Very clean, well preserved underside. Still has assembly line paint markings. The suspension, bottom of the motor, the trans are clean. Nuts, bolts and hardware are clean original. The frame is clean solid metal. The floors are mint, still in their raw fiberglass finish. The exhaust was replaced with a correct reproduction Gardner system. Has disc brakes at all 4 wheels. The calipers have been rebuilt with stainless pistons. The Muncie is the original #s matching M-20 4-speed. Has original #s matching 3.08 posi rear. Has independent suspension front and back. The spare tire carrier assembly is mint, has an original I personally bought this car from the owner that bought the car new. The new buyer will be getting a real time capsule with all the certification to back it up. Ive been doing this over 30 years and I realize how special this car is. All the most sought after list of items that make a Corvette desirable balled up into one. This is Corvette gold!br/br/ I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle. br / Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the cars condition in detail. br / Dont be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!br/br/ 815 385 3644 9-5 centralbr / Answered ASAPbr/br/ Award documentation: br / Triple Crown certificatebr / Triple Crown awardbr / NCRS judging sheetsbr / NCRS Top flight ribbonbr / Top flight certificatebr / Bloomington Gold survivor certificatebr / Bloomington Gold judging br / Gold Spinner awardbr / Showcase certificatebr / Showcase photo br / Award literature, photos, pins etcbr/br/
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Vehicle Overview
Model Year
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Basic Vehicle Specifications
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Exterior Color
Mille Miglia Red
Advanced Vehicle Specifications
Body Style
Interior Color
Black Deluxe
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 Dealer Location
Volo Auto Museum (219)
27582 Volo Village Road
Volo Illinois 60073
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Volo Auto Museum(219)
27582 Volo Village Road
Volo, Illinois 60073
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Call For Info:815-385-3644
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