Corvettes at Nocona

May Auction Offers Treasures

Larry Jewett - April 16, 2014 10:28 AM


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Powered by the 327 cubic inch 365 HP L76 V-8. Four-speed manual transmission, factory air, and first year for four wheel disc brakes. Correct gauge cluster.



Rare 1971 Chevrolet Corvette LS6 Mille Miglia Red Convertible with a documented 13,176 miles. Includes the dealer bill of sale from GM to Harvey-Lane Chevrolet Inc., and the bill of sale from Harvey-Lane to the one and original current owner. This Corvette has led a pampered life and been enjoyed and has been maintained at a museum quality level. 188 LS6 Corvettes were produced in 1971. Of the 188 LS6′s produced just 24 were convertibles. The build date was March 30th, 1971. This particular Corvette was an end run, just 101 cars from the last Corvette produced in 1971.



1975 L-82, 350 cubic inch V-8. 165 horsepower automatic transmission. This was, according to the manufacturer, the last year for a Corvette convertible and first year for a catalytic converter and a new high energy ignition. Car is mostly original with minor cosmetic restoration.


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     Some great Corvettes are being offered as part of the Vicari Auctions event in Nocona, Texas, the Classic Car Capital of Texas. Nocona, voted one of America’s most fun small towns, has undergone an architectural revitalization in its downtown business district. New and repurposed buildings have brought the city to life and turned the charming town into a lively tourist attraction. Wildcat Pete Horton and his wife Barbara keep their vast 120-car collection on display in several 50′s era buildings in the town center that will be available to tour during the event, which includes the famous “Cruising Nocona”.

     The auction will be held Friday and Saturday, May 2 -3 with gates opening at 8:30 a.m. and cars hitting the block at 11 a.m.

     Corvette buyers will have several quality lots to view and consider with many popular models from the 1970s to be included. Information can be found at