J58S106921MILES: 34,500 actualENGINE: 283 V8TRANSMISSION:
Sales were lackluster over the first few years and a V8 wasn’t introduced until the third year of production. A revamped car for 1956 and a beefed-up engine were quite helpful, but the sales still weren’t close to the rivaling Thunderbird. 1958 was large uptick for the American sports car as sales neared 10,000 and performance figures kept climbing.
engine in 1984. 5 years later, a complete restoration including an engine and transmission rebuild was completed on the car and still presents well to this day. Included with this first-generation Corvette are 2 owner’s manuals, documented service receipts, an extra air cleaner, car cover, spare tire, and numerous show plaques and awards from the prior 3 decades.