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1961 Corvette Convertible Red



Body Style:Convertible


Stock Number:L-549

Transmission:4 Speed

Exterior Color:Red

Interior Color:Black



Engine Size:327

Miles:500 on engine

Price:$59,990 - Great performance and excellent handling

Vehicle Description:




IMPORTANT DETAILS: If you are looking for a nice red 1961 Corvette and not concerned about originality, take a look at this beautiful example. The body is well preserved and the owner reports the 327 engine runs just fine. It was rebuilt 500 miles ago.


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The Corvette has some custom body modifications but the real changes are to the engine, drive train and suspension as you will see below.


This Vette has excellent power and is quite responsive. The handling is significantly better than stock (1961) making this Vette a lot of fun to drive.


SPECIFICATIONS as reported by the owner:   

• Remanufactured 327 engine driven about 500 miles

• Edelbrock 4bbl carburetor and aluminum intake  

• New aluminum radiator with electric fan

• Original Borg Warner 4-speed and new clutch

• Chevy 12 bolt differential with 3.73 ratio

• Jim Myers independent front suspension

• Disc brakes on all 4 corners

• Coil over shocks on all 4 corners

• Limited slip differential

• Power rack and pinion steering

• New 90amp alternator

• New solid-state radio

• 1961 specification exhaust and mufflers

•  New Al Knoch soft top

• Removable hardtop with new windows

• New windshield

• New tail lights and wiring harness

• New clock

• New upholstery and carpeting

• New dash pad

• Paint rated 8+ out of ten

• Custom hood                 


CONDITION RATING: This mildly customized C1 Corvette gets a lot of “thumbs up.” The owner rates the overall cosmetic condition of the Corvette as a “very nice driver.”  


The paint has aged well with a very nice gloss. The chrome is also in good condition and does not show any corrosion. The chassis is clean.


INSPECTION and TRANSPORT: No matter where you live, delivery can be arranged anywhere worldwide at a reasonable cost. I am very experienced working with international Corvette enthusiasts and welcome all inquiries. Inspections by a qualified Corvette specialist can also be arranged at a modest cost.


INFORMATION REQUEST: For more information about this red 1961 Corvette, please call LARRY at 269-579-2058 (EST Michigan) or email



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