Chevrolet Corvette 355 Rosso Red Custom 1972 SOLD

This is a  rare  opportunity to acquire a repeat National award winning 1972 Custom Corvette. The level of attention to detail on this car is outstanding and a credit to its previous owner of 10years.

Paintwork in superb deep gloss solid Rosso Red and excellent chromework is the first thing that impresses. This contiues with every detail that is seen throughout the car. Look underneath and the attention to detail is amazing and clear for everyone to see. The interior is real quality being finished in soft Beige buckskin Scottish leather with red piping and stitched Corvette emblems.

The car is fitted with beautiful 100 spoke Player Wide Wire wheels with three eared spinners and shod with new TOYO  225/45ZR 16 Front Tyres and 225/50 ZR 16 Rear Tyres.

The engine is uprated to 355 cubic inch with forged crank and pistons There is a photograhic record of the engine being built including pistons rings etc. The engine has Edelbrock aluminum heads and Edelbrock fuel injection system.

The engine is chainless with gear drives giving extra performance.

The engine has all polished and chromed parts including larger brake servo and master cylinders. The engine has a recorded dyagnostic performance of 430 bhp.

The engine is fitted with its own discreet Engine Management System.

The radiator is aluminum and polished.

The excellent Turbo 500 auto gearbox is impressive  in the manner it controls and manages the power of this special Corvette.

Brakes are uprated of course with Slot Disk and polished  4 pot aluminum calipers all round.

The exhaust is polished stainless steel with chrome exhaust boxes. Suspension and half shafts are polished and chromed as are most under body parts. The pictures included here cover just the main parts.

The Corvettte also rides on Carbon Fibre Rear leaf springs.As you would expect nylon bushes have been fitted all round.

The superb chromed rack and pinion steering has been chromed and gives accurate and  balanced control of  this special Corvette.

This is a truly awesome Corvette that attracts crowds and enthusiasm where ever it goes.

The Corvette is complete with an excellent collection of photographs and the body off rebuild .It includes test certificates of performance.

2 suitcases of trophies are also included to support its history.

An awesome Corvette that just has to be seen.

Phone for further details and appoitment to view

telephone Purnell Classic Cars  07900 265180.  (Steve)