The second generation Corvette, or C2, is one of the most popular collectible vintage cars out there. With a robust bank account, there is no shortage of cars available on the market at any given time. Prices can vary widely based on engine, options and condition. Despite this, original paint examples are far and few between. This example has survived with its original paint in the popular Nassau Blue shade.
This 1970 Chevrolet Corvette LT-1 convertible has been awarded Bloomington Survivor and Silver certificates as well as an NCRS Top Flight award. It also retains its original tank sticker and Protect-O-Plate from the second owner. Definitely enough to give you peace of mind about the authenticity of this car.
The original Donnybrooke Green paint looks great in the pictures. The odometer reads less than 35,000 miles which is claimed to be original and accurate. The listing incorporates the text of an article about the LT-1 and this car in particular from Corvette Enthusiast magazine. A key fact in the article is that only 425 LT-1 convertibles were made in 1970.
The seller claims that 99% of the under hood components are original including the belts and hoses.
The interior looks “as new” and the temperamental fibre optics are said to be working well. The Corvette market has led the way in the original, unrestored segment of the hobby. This appears to be a prime example of the type of car that drives this market. Find it here on eBay in Naples, Florida with an opening bid of 50K, but below reserve.