AutoHunter Spotlight: Fuel-Injected 1965 Corvette Coupe

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Featured on AutoHunter, the net public sale platform pushed by ClassicCars.com, is that this restored fuel-injected 1965 Chevrolet Corvette coupe. Inbuilt November 1964 in St. Louis, it’s considered one of 771 Corvettes constructed with the 327 and Rochester gas injection. Notable options embody Muncie M20 four-speed, telescoping steering column, AM/FM radio, energy home windows, four-wheel energy disc brakes, and Kelsey-Hayes wheels. Completed in Milano Maroon metallic over a Saddle leather-based inside, this C2 Corvette comes with a transparent title within the vendor’s identify.

Nineteen sixty-five was a pivotal yr for the Corvette because it was an interim model, exploiting the perfect of the previous whereas implementing the perfect for the long run. 4-wheel discs had been now normal, befitting a world-class sports activities automobile. An all-new, 425-horsepower big-block 396 additionally debuted to start with of the calendar yr, which just about signaled the demise of the fuel-injected 327. Although the latter was way more in step with the Corvette’s sports activities automobile nature, it value 45 p.c greater than the big-block, and gross sales mirrored this.

Throughout the restoration, this Corvette was refinished within the unique code MM Milano Maroon hue. Exterior options embody driver-side mirror and energy antenna.

Code P48 15-inch Kelsey-Hayes cast-aluminum knock-offs are wrapped in P225/75R15 Goodyear Viva 2 whitewall radial tires.

The inside is furnished with code 421 Saddle leather-based buckets. Tools features a telescoping steering column, wood-rimmed steering wheel, AM/FM radio, the unique analog clock, and energy home windows.

The instrument panel consists of a 160-mph speedometer, 7,000-rpm tachometer, and gauges for the gas degree, battery, oil stress, and coolant temperature. The odometer reveals 59,590 miles.

Based on the vendor, this Corvette options the numbers-matching drivetrain, which consists of the solid-lifter, 375-horsepower L84 327cid V8 outfitted with Rochester gas injection. Shifting is dealt with by a Muncie M20 four-speed guide gearbox. Photographs within the gallery on the public sale web page present the small-block with the right HG suffix.

After all, this being a 1965 Corvette, four-wheel disc brakes convey this car to a cease. J50 energy help makes the job a bit simpler.

A video of this Corvette’s exterior and inside, in addition to the beginning and idling of the engine, might be discovered on the public sale web page.

The web public sale for this fuel-injected 1965 Chevrolet Corvette coupe ends on Friday, June 30, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. (PDT)

Go to the AutoHunter itemizing for extra info and picture gallery

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