1953 saw Chevrolet release their pinnacle sports car, the Corvette which is named after the class of Corvette warships. Still produced, it is one of Chevrolet’s longest-running nameplates to date. The second-generation C2 Corvette introduced many ‘Vette fan favorites, including the pop-up, or hidden headlamps, and Sting Ray name. This fine 1964 Chevrolet Corvette comes to you from Florida with a believed 40,158 miles since new and sports a numbers-matching engine. These cars represent not only a beautiful classic to ogle over and enjoy driving bliss with but also savvy investments as their value keeps going up, so why not take a chance on this one?
The second-generation sported many design cues that we see to this day, such as the quad tail lamps at the rear, the iconic ‘Fastback’ style and the pop-up or hidden headlamps which on this 1964 Chevrolet Corvette have been upgraded to be electrically actuated for better reliability. The eye-catching color on this car is Riverside Red, a reportedly factory original shade, and being a convertible, it sports a new white-colored top. The whitewall tires are also period correct and wrapped around a lovely set of wheels with a spinner nut at the center. The interior is also reportedly a factory correct red and white affair, with seating for two occupants and a small luggage area directly behind the seats. facing the iconic twin-hooped dash that took design inspiration from aircraft cockpits. The driver grips a lovely thin-rimmed steering wheel sporting the Chevrolet flags on the center cap, and looks at a set of pristine gauges. There’s an AM/FM stereo onboard for you to catch the airwaves with, when not listening to the burble of that V8.
The C2 generation brought about a range of small-block and big-block V8s ranging from 327ci to 427ci. This 1964 Chevrolet Corvette sports a numbers-matching 327ci V8 that sends drive to the rear wheels via a four-speed manual transmission. The power output of this carbureted motor is believed to have been around 250hp when new. Braking is via finned drums on all wheels, whilst the suspension is an independent affair at the rear, which offered a significant weight saving over the first-generation’s live axle.
Car Location: Florida Reported to be a numbers matching 327ci V8 4 speed manual transmission Believed to be 40,158 miles Reported to be factory correct Riverside Red Reported to be factory correct Red and White interior New white convertible top AM/FM stereo Upgraded electrically actuated headlights Period correct white wall tires
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