Used 1965 Chevrolet Corvette
RUNNING THROUGH MECUM AUCTION // GLENDALE, AZLOT F195 // FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2024----------------------------------------This 1965 Custom Corvette Roadster has been modified for performance and comfort and is presented in a Tuxedo Black exterior with a full custom red leather interior and leather dashboard with red carpets. The steering wheel has been upgraded to a smaller wood-rimmed unit that gives extra interior room. A new black cloth convertible top has been recently replaced and is complimented by a fully removable hard top with stand. During the restoration/build, this car was fitted with a number of modern convenience features, including vintage air conditioning, power windows, and a power antenna for the upgraded radio.Powering this Corvette is a Pro Built 396ci V8 that has been upgraded with a set of aluminum heads and Holley carburetor. The transmission is a Tremac 5-speed Manual gearbox. An aluminum radiator with electric fans has been installed to help keep the car cool. A power rack and pinion steering system have been installed, and the Suspension is handled by coil-over front and rear, and QA1 shock absorbers are fitted both front and rear.Tires are Hankook Redline tires, 275/40-18 in the front and 425/40-18 in the rear with Riddler polished 18 custom wheels. Stopping power is Wilwood 4-wheel power disc brakes. The car also has side exhaust.This Custom 1965 Corvette Roadster is a nice mix of classic looks and driving experience paired with modern performance, comfort and reliability.Presented in a sleek Tuxedo Black exterior, this 1965 Custom Corvette Roadster has undergone significant modifications to enhance both performance and comfort. The interior boasts a full custom red leather finish, complemented by a leather dashboard and red carpets. The steering wheel has been upgraded to a more compact wood-rimmed unit, providing additional interior space.Equipped with a recently replaced black cloth convertible top and a fully removable hard top with a stand, this Corvette ensures versatile driving experiences. The restoration process incorporated modern conveniences, such as vintage air conditioning, power windows, and a power antenna for the radio.Under the hood, a Pro Built 396ci V8 powers this Corvette, featuring aluminum heads and a Holley carburetor for optimized performance. To regulate engine temperature, an aluminum radiator with electric fans has been installed. The car's handling benefits from a power rack and pinion steering system, coupled with a Tremec TK 5-speed manual gearbox transmitting power to the rear wheels.The suspension is upgraded with coil-over setups on both the front and rear, complemented by QA1 shock absorbers. The striking appearance of this Corvette is further enhanced by Hankook Redline tires (275/40-18 in the front and 425/40-18 in the rear) mounted on Riddler polished 18 custom wheels. Bringing the car to a halt is a reliable Wilwood 4-wheel power disc brake system, and it also features side exhaust.