1956 Chevrolet Corvette C1 265/225 3-Speed
This 1956 Chevrolet Corvette is powered by a 265ci V8 with dual-quad carburetors. Finished in Blue, the car features a three-speed manual transmission, a Tan soft top, body-matching side coves, wheel covers, whitewall tires, unassisted drum brakes and steering, a push-button AM radio, and waffle-patterned upholstery.
The cabin features bucket seats trimmed in beige vinyl along with a color-coordinated dashboard, carpets, and door panels. Equipment includes a body-color dashboard top, a dash-mounted rearview mirror, a Wonder Bar radio, a speaker, an analog clock, and lap belts. The blower motor does not work and the carpet was reportedly replaced with Al Knoch components.
Black-finished 15″ steel wheels with polished covers are mounted with BFGoodrich Silvertown whitewall tires. The drum brakes and the steering are unassisted.The 265ci V8 features a dual four-barrel Carter carburetor setup, louvered air cleaners, and three-bolt exhaust manifolds. The battery is dated September 2021.The engine stamping is provided above. The GR suffix is consistent with a 265ci V8 rated at 225 horsepower with dual-quad carburetors and paired with a three-speed manual gearbox.
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