In 1961, the Corvette had evolved into a truly credible & formidable sports car. Styling was carefully updated under GM design chief Bill Mitchell with a subtle new grille design that eliminated the daunting classic teeth. The forward Headlight bezels were now color matched to the exterior. The new rear-end treatment foreshadowed the upcoming 1963 Sting Ray with a neat ducktail design incorporating four cylindrical taillights. In addition, the growing list of standard equipment now included a tachometer, sun visors, hidden below the body dual exhaust, carpeting, an electric clock, outside rear view mirror, and an aluminum radiator. This Real-Deal 1961 Fuel Injected Corvette roadster VIN#: 10867S103908 was built in November 1960 and is an absolute true gem. The first owner bought this Corvette right off the showroom floor in mid January 1961 but had to trade it in for a 1962 Impala in late December 1961 to accommodate his newly started and growing family as the story goes from owner #2. Mr. Reiger the second anxious owner purchased this Corvette from Widger Chevrolet, Inc. located in Livingston, NJ 07039 where it was originally purchased new and traded in by the first owner. This Corvette was purchased by her one and only second owner on January 3, 1962 for a whopping $3475 with only 4504 miles it. The second owner Mr. Reiger put down a $20.00 deposit immediately after seeing it to secure his purchase, at delivery he owed a whole $3455. This vehicle was enrolled into OK Used Car Warranty on January 19, 1962. This rare gem is powered by her numbers matching 283 Cid with Fuel Injection making 315 HP (F0612CS) mated to a 4-Speed Manual Transmission. The Black interior boasts amenities that include a working tachometer, ventilation system, radio, and clock. She rides on her original 15" X 5.5" Corvette Wheels with Hub Caps and wide white walls that give her that ultra-glamorous classic look. After 20 years of proud ownership her owner, Mr. Reiger decided to do a complete frame off restoration in October of 1983 to bring her back to absolute new condition in & out and from front to back. This Corvette still looks absolutely beautiful in every way 36 years later and is currently enjoying her stay in our showroom which is less than a half mile from where she was originally purchased new. If you have been looking for a nearly one owner from new, awesome Turn-Key Roman Red on Black 1962 Corvette Roadster that requires nothing but a new loving driver and home, than your opportunity has arrived. This rare "Fuelie" Corvette comes with the original Dealer Sales Invoice, Clear Sales Jacket, Original Owner's Manual, Corvette Servicing Guide, and the OK Used Car Warranty Enrollment. Do not deprive yourself of this timeless quintessential American Muscle Car that continues to appreciate in value year after year and grabs attention wherever she goes. This iconic roadster promises not to disappoint!
Priced Under Market Value At: $89,995.00 O/B/O