Offered for sale without reserve, a heavily optioned, well documented, numbers matching 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427ci /400hp roadster. Since its inception, the Chevrolet Corvette is widely considered to be America's true sports car. Across multiple generations and styles, one constant has remained. More than just a car, the Corvette is a living icon, loved, and adored by all. Regarded as one of the most sought-after Corvettes, this documented big…
Offered for sale without reserve, a heavily optioned, well documented, numbers matching 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427ci /400hp roadster. Since its inception, the Chevrolet Corvette is widely considered to be America’s true sports car. Across multiple generations and styles, one constant has remained. More than just a car, the Corvette is a living icon, loved, and adored by all. Regarded as one of the most sought-after Corvettes, this documented big block 427ci 1967 Corvette roadster should seriously be considered by any enthusiast or collector.
This particular1967 Corvette is an excellent example of one of the most heavily optioned Corvettes one could purchase that year. Under the hood, this vehicle is powered by its original 427ci engine with the 400hp tri-carburetor set up with a four-speed manual transmission and posi trac rear axle. Other factory options include air conditioning, black leather interior with optional headrest seats, dual side mounted exhaust, original factory bolt on wheels, power windows and AM/FM radio. All these accessories can be confirmed through the original factory build sheet, also known as the “tank sticker.” The original factory warranty booklet, complete with its “protect-o-plate” is also included in the sale. Overall, this Corvette is an example of an original numbers matching vehicle restored to a high level. This vehicle is being offered from an estate, and exact detailed restoration information is not available; however, a close inspection by any serious buyer will not disappoint. The vehicle is currently at the Owls Head Transportation Museum and can be inspected anytime with an appointment prior to Auction Week.
Auction staff at Owls Head worked with the estate to document the vehicle. A full report, with photos, can be provided for decoding purposes on request. According to the warranty card, this Corvette was purchased by a gentleman in Silver Springs, Maryland, in April of 1967. As stated earlier, according to the “tank sticker” all options on this vehicle are factory originals. According to the trim tag, this vehicle has a production date of March 27,1967. When decoding the various components on the vehicle, all dates line up within the correct date sequence and options for the build. According to its stamp, the engine was assembled on March 7,1967 and is coded the correct JC suffix for the 400hp option and has the matching sequence serial number to the car. The matching number on the transmission has been confirmed as has the rear axle. All major component numbers have also been cross referenced to the numbers on the “protect-o-plate,” and all match. The alternator, according to the code, is the correct 61 amps version used on the larger engine and a/c cars and is date coded as March 9, 1967. Carburetor numbers have been visually confirmed as well. The cylinder heads, while correct for the 400hp options, have a date code of late March,1967, indicating that during the restoration the heads were replaced; but great time and effort was made to source correct components of virtually the same date. All inspection photographs, copies of documents, and coding reports are available upon request.
Opportunities to bid on a Corvette of this caliber are extremely rare. Overall, this heavily optioned, documented numbers matching 427ci/400hp Corvette roadster is in very good to excellent condition. Offered for sale without reserve, now is the time to take a shot at a dream car. Vehicle is sold with a registration.