At the Mecum Kissimmee Auction (2023), a 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe sold for an impressive $187,000! This classic car is Lyndale Blue with a custom Black interior and comes equipped with power windows and air conditioning. It is mounted on an SRIII Motorsports Super tube chassis, making it even more desirable. LOT K21 is a stunning Vette, and it is no surprise that it fetched such a high price.
Lyndal Blue Exterior and Custom Black Interior
This 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe is the highest-sold Corvette so far (January 8, 2023) at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction, going for $187,000. The 1965 Custom Vette is painted in Lyndale Blue. This color is a light blue with hints of turquoise. The paint is an eye-catching feature of this classic car and makes it stand out from the crowd. The Lyndal Blue color gives the Corvette a bright and cheerful look that pairs well with the custom black interior. The blue and black color scheme makes for a timeless combination that has been admired for decades.
The exterior of the 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe also features side exhaust, 18×9, and 19×12 Schott Fuel custom Cover-Loc wheels, Diamondback EVO Redline tires all giving it an added touch of style.
SRIII Motorsports Super Tube Chassis
The 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe that recently sold at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction is outfitted with an SRIII Motorsports Super Tube Chassis. SRIII Motorsports is a leading builder of Hi-tech round tube frames and chassis for Corvettes and street rods
The SRIII chassis features a round-tube design, engineered for superior strength and rigidity. Their Super Tube Chassis is one of their most popular items.
“The three-dimensional network of round tubing creates a space frame that resists the twisting forces applied during hard cornering and acceleration. When coupled with the 1984-up Corvette forged aluminum suspension, unsprung weight is reduced producing a softer, more controlled ride. Also, the SRIII package is hundreds of pounds lighter than the original chassis and suspension used on the 1963-82 Corvettes, adding to the upgrade benefits.”
Other custom features include PST carbon fiber half shafts, QA1 adjustable coil-over shocks, 4.11 Dana 44 rear differential, Baer 6 piston caliper brakes, Wilwood master cylinder, and proportioning valve, and Wilwood hydraulic master cylinder pedal kit.
LS3 6.2L V-8 engine with 6-Speed
The 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe that sold for $187,000 at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction was powered by a high-performance LS3 6.2L V-8 engine. The LS3 is a great choice for those looking to upgrade their vehicle’s performance, as it boasts impressive power and torque figures. It’s also mated to a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission for ultimate control over your driving experience.
LOT K21 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe sold to a new owner!
This 1965 Custom Corvette Coupe that sold is certainly one of a kind and sure to turn heads wherever it goes. There’s no doubt this custom Vette will be giving its owner plenty of enjoyment for years to come.
Corvettes for Sale at Mecum Auctions
Check out our list of Corvettes for Sale at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction 2023. Our complete list of Corvettes for Sale is organized in model year order. After the auction concludes, we will post the results. We will also continue to update the Sold Corvettes as the auction continues.
For more information about Mecum Auction and their upcoming Corvettes for Sale visit www.Mecum.com
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