Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

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The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments: Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified 2003, Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2009, and Multiple-time NCRS Top Flight wins.

Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.
Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.

If you enjoy cars, no doubt you are aware that the Big Mecum Auction in Indianapolis is going on this week. This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments.

 

Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.
Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.

This Friday (May 19, 2017), LOT F113, a rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis.

A rare 1967 Tuxedo Black with the Red Stinger hood stripe Corvette Convertible will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction. It has the Original Tri-Power L71 427/435 HP engine, Off Road exhaust, F41 suspension and 4-speed manual transmission.
A rare 1967 Tuxedo Black with the Red Stinger hood stripe Corvette Convertible will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction. It has the Original Tri-Power L71 427/435 HP engine, Off Road exhaust, F41 suspension and 4-speed manual transmission.

The Mecum Auction website has this 1967 Chevrolet Corvette valued at $400K to $500K.

This unrestored low-millage (24K) 1967 Chevrolet Corvette has been kept in pristine condition with the original black paint and roaring big block engine which boasts 435 horsepower.  The Original Tuxedo Black paint is enhanced by a Red Stinger hood stripe, has the original Standard Black interior, and comes with an Auxiliary hardtop and original dated soft-top.

This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.
This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.
This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.
This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.
This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.
This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is wearing Tuxedo Black paint and has the standard black vinyl interior, which are factory original, as are its dated black soft top and matching auxiliary hardtop, Rally wheels and non-DOT blackwall tires.

It is “Optioned with a close-ratio 4-speed, F41 suspension, G81 Positraction differential with 4.11:1 gears, Off Road Exhaust, Soft Ray tinted glass and an AM/FM radio.”

This 1967 L71 427/435 HP 4-speed Corvette convertible is very well documented.  The current owner, Chris Piscitello, will be on hand at the auction.  If you are interested in this car, you will certainly want to talk to him.  He can go into detail about its preservation, rarity, and upcoming sale.

Here is the link to the Mecum Auction Website for this car.

MORE READING:

You might enjoy reading about the 1967 Corvette options as well as some more photos.  Check it out here.

This link is for an 85-page PDF file of the 1967 Corvette Specifications by General Motors.  It was revised in January 1967.

You can read about some of the 1967 Corvettes that was auctioned at the Mecum Auction this January (2017) in Florida: This one is a Sunflower Yellow Convertible

Several other Corvettes for Sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in January (2017).  NOTE: When you read this article, that last Corvette featured is a very rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Vette with the Blue Stinger.  This is the only one known exists.

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