Split Window for Seattle
Part of Mecum June Auction
Larry Jewett - May 23, 2014 04:20 PM
This 1963 Corvette will be sold on Friday, June 13 at the Mecum Auction.Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
The Mecum Auctions date at CenturyLink Field Event in Seattle, Washington, is rapidly approaching. The two-day auction will happen Friday and Saturday, June 13-14.
One of the featured cars on the block for Friday will be a 1963 Corvette (Lot F196). The highly desired Corvette is finished in Daytona Blue with Saddle Tan interior and the product of a no expense spared restoration with over $160,000 invested during the five-year body-off restoration. The car has been driven only 130 miles since completed with almost everything has either been restored or improved.
This Corvette is powered by a matching numbers 327/360 horsepower, fuel injected V-8 engine that is hooked to an M20 four-speed transmission. Modifications for safety include 1967 four-wheel disc brakes and a 1967 dual master cylinder. A custom-made 38-gallon racing fuel cell has replaced the big tank. Other aspects of the car include radio delete, electronic ignition single wire, backup lamps, a 3.08 rear end, teakwood steering wheel and whitewall tires. Paperwork includes an original advertisement for the 1963 Corvette, Corvette owner's guide and receipts and photos from the restoration.
For details on this car and others offered at the event, visit www.mecum.com