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Chevrolet Corvette C3

MOORGATE X30

Description:

The C3 Corvette is the longest production run Corvette model to date, running an incredible 14 years of production from 1968 to 1982, all the while being a huge sales and financial success for Chevrolet. While the C3 model was significantly updated and restyled over its long lifespan these updates were not for the better, as the fuel crisis and American smog emissions laws that came into effect over the years meant that the engine power and performance potential decreased over the years. As a result, the earlier and more powerful versions of the C3 are more in favour with collectors and enthusiasts alike. While late C3’s were considered sluggish and undeserving of the Corvette name, the C3 was a huge success in motorsports throughout its life both domestically and internationally. Racing at Le Mans with success, winning Daytona and Sebring multiple times.

This particular C3 is one of the more desirable earlier models, a 1969 model with a long racing history. The car was built by Hal Danby for the HSCC (Historic Sports Car Club of the UK) Improved Road Sports Championship, the championship allowed performance modifications and upgrades as long as the entered car maintained road legality and registry. The car is therefore road legal and registered to this day. It is fitted with a 454cui big block with 610BHP at 6200RPM and 743Nm of torque at 4900RPM. The Chevy Big block is fed out of a 120L endurance gas tank and will make sure you end up at the next corner first out of all your competitors. Its current competitiveness is proven by its recent race record with 3 wins and a 2ndoverall in the last 4 races. The car is also capable of a 2 minute 53 second lap time at Spa as recorded in one of the many race results included in the cars extensive documentation. The car is ready to race in its current configuration and is an extremely cost-effective method to experience a well-built piece of American muscle at events like Le Mans Classic, other Peter Auto events and many other International historic races and rallies like the Modena 100 Ore and the Mexican Carrera Panamericana.  

Brief Specs

454 Ci New engine with less than 2 hours runtime 

Built by Simon Lane and Mass engineering, Detailed specs available

610 BHP, 743 Nm (540 lbft) Dyno sheet available

11:1 compression ratio

Borg Warner T10 gearbox

Uprated Denton half shafts

Uprated Prop Shaft

3.08 Diff with cooler

 

Spares

T10 gearbox

Diff 3.36

Set of wheels 




Website:

http://www.machineswithamission.com

Details:

Seller: Mike van Thiel
  Machines With a Mission
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Country: Belgium
City: Lanaken
Phone: +3289208881
+31652692069
Currency: GBP
Trade or Private: Trade
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Added: 15/05/2019
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