1961 Corvette Custom for Sale is the Perfect Blend of Classic and Modern
When you’re looking for the perfect marriage of modern engineering and classical appeal, you’re going to have to search high and low to find it. But this 1961 Corvette Custom may be the perfect pairing out there, with its SRIII tube chassis, custom-tuned GM LS6 5.7L V-8 engine, and a Tremec 5-speed transmission, this model boasts the best of both worlds. Better yet? It can be yours at the Mecum Auction in Orlando on July 9, 2022. This stunning Roman Red Corvette is for sale!
The 61 Corvette now has beautiful polished five-spoke wheels with low-profile tires.
This stylish ’61 drop-top was designed to run
The 1961 Corvette Custom – Total Transformation
Open the hood and you’ll find an immaculately detailed LS6, 5-Speed.
This 1961 Corvette is powered by a 5.7L LS6 engine and 5-speed transmission and was custom-engineered for a modern driving experience.
Outfitted with a stainless-steel intake and engine cover. The custom C1 Corvette LS6 firewall and engine bay are painted to match the body.
Fine Tuning For A Truly Modern Performance
SRIII Motorsports in New Lenox, Illinois, construct a custom tubular frame. This Corvette has an SRIII tube chassis, with C4 independent suspension. It has a Dana 44 rear axle, Aldan adjustable coilover shocks, and disc brakes with 13-inch drilled and slotted rotors.
The same attention is given to the undercarriage which features a polished driveline.
The exhaust on this 1961 Custom Corvette has been tig welded and ceramic coated, while the hydroboost brake system features stainless steel lines.
This 1961 Custom Corvette Interior is a Beautiful Contrasting Color
Feast your eyes on what is one of the most beautiful 1961 Corvettes Custom on earth. This Roman Red with Beige and Red interior ’61 glows with a luster that must be seen to be believed. It features a luxurious red leather interior and hand-stitched beige seat covers. The door panels also match as does the beige steering wheel. The center section is polished original-style
The speedometer, air conditioning controls, and clock are all made out of the same matching beige. The 1961 Custom Corvette retro-styled wonder radio has an iPod integration.
It is equipped with power windows, power steering, and power brakes, this car also has an electric parking brake.
It was lined with insulation – sound deadening material, Hushmat.
The trunk has red and tan upholstery, custom stitch patterns, and gleaming details.
1961 Custom Corvette Specifications
- Custom tuned GM LS6 engine
- Tremec 5-speed transmission
- The odometer shows 600 miles
- SRIII tube chassis
- Stainless intake and custom engine cover
- Tig-welded exhaust with ceramic coating
- Polished driveline
- Polished C4 independent suspension
- Dana 44 rear axle
- Aldan adjustable coilover shocks
- Corvette disc brakes with 13-inch drilled and slotted rotors
- Hydroboost brake system with stainless lines
- Roman Red with Beige and Red interior
- Custom trunk
- Custom hand-stitched leather seats
- Air conditioning with color-matched controls
- Vintage Wonderbar radio with iPod integration
- Hushmat cockpit insulation
- Power windows
- Power steering
- Power brakes
- Custom car cover
- Electric parking brake
This custom-engineered ’61 Corvette uses modern construction techniques to create a classic driving experience wrapped in a modern package.
This particular example has been crafted on an SRIII chassis, which is part of GM’s Performance Build Center program; it has an LS6 5.7L V-8 engine that was specifically designed for high horsepower output, matched with a Tremec 5-speed transmission for fast acceleration and precise gear changes.
Included in this classically styled 1961 Chevrolet Corvette is a custom car cover.
You won’t want to miss your chance to own this Corvette!
This custom ‘61 Corvette resto-mod is essentially new and yet keeps some of its features from its previous life. There have been barely over 600 miles racked up since it was completed, and it’s expected to go for between $135,000 and $145,000 at auction.
Mecum Orlando 2022
Orange County Convention Center
9400 Universal Blvd – North Concourse Orlando, FL 32819
The car will be sold at the Mecum auction in Orlando, Florida on July 6-9, 2022. You can register to bid on Mecum’s website or at the event.
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