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1956 Chevrolet Corvette #40-CHA

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1956 Corvette for sale in Illinois - $89,000

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Gateway Classic Cars of Charlotte, North Carolina, is proud to list this 1956 Chevrolet Corvette. The Corvette is a universally recognized car. Anytime you see one on the road, you immediately know it's a Corvette. The history of the Corvette is rich with tradition. While the design has changed numerous times throughout history, it has never wavered from its two-door and two-passenger sports body style. The first-generation Corvette was in production from 1953 - 1962. Following the success of the 1953 debut, the production of the 1954 Corvette moved from Flint, MI, to St. Louis, MO. In 1956, the Corvette was redesigned, featuring exposed headlights, roll-up windows, sculpted side coves, and, for the first time, a removable hardtop.
This rare color combination was only on 166 of the 1956 model year Corvettes produced. The seller of this Corvette tells us that it's been wearing the original 66-year-old two-tone Aztec Copper with contrasting Shoreline Beige alcoves paint its whole life. They brought the car to us with four wheels and tires believed to have come with the car! The owner states this fine piece of American design was originally equipped with a 265CI V8 and a convertible power top (both have been removed); this is a rare find. We are told the motor was replaced with a 1957 Block and has Fuelie Heads (Head casting 3731539) but now has a quad carburetor set up with a two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. The owner presents the Beige interior as original (save for the bottom of one seat that has been redone).

Considering that, the owner has given a list of items that have been attended to on this rare Corvette.

Rebuilt Transmission

New Fuel Lines, Filter, and Sealed Gas Tank

Rebuilt Master Cylinder, Water Pump, and Fuel Pump

The list of options the owner states the car was built with is quite impressive:

Code : Description : Quantity : MSRP when new

2934 : Base Corvette Convertible : 3467 : $3120

101 : Heater : Unknown : $123.65

102 : AM Radio : 2717 : $198.90

107 : Parking Brake Alarm : 2685 : $5.40

108 : Courtesy Lights : 2775 : $8.65

109 : Windshield Washers : 2815 : $11.85

290 : Whitewall Tires : Unknown : $32.30

313 : Powerglide Transmission : Unknown : $188.50

419 : Auxiliary Hardtop : 2076 : $215.20

440 : Two-Tone Paint : 1259 : $19.40

449 : High Lift Camshaft : 111 : $188.30

469 : 265ci 225hp 2x4 Barrel Carbs : 3080 : $172.20

471 : Rear Axle 3.27 Ratio : Unknown : $ No Cost

Having been voted into Concours d'Elegance Hilton Head and Atlanta Chateau Elan, lets you know to take a serious look at this well-preserved Corvette today!

Please visit url below for more info / photos of this Vette:
https://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/vehicle/CHA/40/1956-Chevrolet-Corvette
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Ad# 88842 - Date Posted: Oct 20 2022 - Page Views: 1627
Body Type: Convertible
Exterior Color: Aztec Cooper
Interior Color: Parchment
Mileage: 81515
Engine: 283 V-8
Horsepower:
Transmission: Power Glide Automatic
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AM/FM Stereo, Removable Hardtop
Price
Asking price: $89,000 - Get an Auto Loan in 1 Minute!
Terms: Best Offer
For Sale By: Dealer
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Name: Gateway Classic Cars - Click to send message
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Location: O'Fallon Illinois 62269 United States
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Web Site: https://www.gatewayclassiccars.com

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