You are looking at a beautiful numbers matching 1962 Corvette, powered by its original 327 cubic inch engine, powered with 340 HP. The Ermine Whiteexterior is set off by the Red vinyl interior. This Corvette came from the factory with a 4 speed manual transmission, am/fm radio and matching hard top.As you know it is very hard to find a numbers matching 1962 Corvette these days. That makes this stunning Corvette a very rare find.
The vehicle has undergone a complete frame-off restoration and has been driven less than 2,000 miles since. This Corvette is a real head turner to saythe least. This is a Corvette that is enjoyable to drive or show on any occasion. The small block V-8 with the 4 speed transmission is the perfect combination forsomeone who plans to use the Corvette on nice week-ends, for shows, club events or just simple driving pleasure. This car runs perfectly and will go anywhere.
The VIN plate on all 1962 Corvettes was affixed to the steering column, close to the firewall in the engine compartment.
VIN tag # 20867S[hidden information] First digit 2 Year of manufacture (1962) Second through fifth digit 0867 Model Series Designation (8 Designates V-8) Sixth digit S St. Louis, Missouri -- Manufacturing Place Last four digits 8312 This was the 8,312 Corvette produced off the line that year
Numbers Matching Engine #2[hidden information]--F0228RE First digit 2 Year of manufacture (1962) Next six digits [hidden information] Production number 8312 off the line that year First letter F Engine assembled in Flint, Michigan Next four digits 0228 Feb. 28, 1962 Engine assembly date Last two letters RE Engine Code=327 Cubic Inches/340 Horsepower
The engine starts with a single turn of the key and one pump of the gas pedal. It is mechanically sound and runs great. All gauges work. Clockand dome light are not currently working. Vehicle comes with original knock-off spinner wheel covers.
Engine compression check revealed: Cylinder #1 180 PSI #2 185 PSI #3 185 PSI #4 185 PSI #5 195 PSI #6 190 PSI #7 195 PSI #8 195 PSI
Frame-off restoration process included a new Gel Coat to the entire chassis and Auxillary Hard Top, complete and stunning Ermine White paint job,new seat covers, dash pad, carpeting, sand blasted and powder coated frame, wiring harness, under-coating body shell and many otherprojects too numerous to list.
The title of this car is clear of liens and will be signed by the owner when purchase transaction is complete.
I am acting as authorized agent for this car. This 1962 Corvette is being sold as is.