Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe Emerges at Glendale 2024 Auction

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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe Emerges at Glendale 2024 Auction
Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe Emerges at Glendale 2024 Auction

A 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe, one of the 20 produced and a marvel of American engineering, is set to ignite the Glendale 2024 auction. This Sunfire Yellow masterpiece not only boasts its original engine but also an enviable pedigree of accolades including Bloomington Gold Certification, the Duntov Mark of Excellence, and Triple Diamond Certification. Renowned for its unmatched performance, powered by a 427/430 HP V-8 engine coupled with a 4-speed manual transmission, this Corvette is a testament to the pinnacle of muscle car era.

Unique for its Sunfire Yellow exterior paired with a black interior, it stands as the sole known example of its kind. Its storied journey includes meticulous validation by Al Grenning's Classic Car Affirmation Service and a comprehensive 10-year restoration, underscoring its unparalleled authenticity and quality. This coupe has gathered a trove of honors, notably being the only 1967 Corvette L88 to clinch both the Duntov and Triple Diamond awards while retaining its original engine.

The L88 Corvette, born from the genius of Zora Arkus-Duntov and crafted for the racetrack, redefined power with its 427 CI L88 engine. It’s an emblem of raw performance, with specifications that include the F41 Special Suspension, J56 Heavy Duty disc brakes, and the M22 “Rock Crusher” 4-speed, among others. Its assembly aimed squarely at competitive racing, making it a legend in automotive history.

This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe, with a mere 356 miles post-restoration, comes documented with its original owner's manual, NCRS-validated tank sticker, original sales contract, and title. A historic title accompanies this automotive icon, which will be transferred via a bill of sale, inviting the new owner to partake in the legacy of one of the most sought-after Corvettes ever produced. This sale at Glendale 2024 represents a rare opportunity to own a piece of American racing history, a true collector's dream.

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