1968 Chevrolet L88 ZL-1 Corvette

One of the most impressive Chevrolet Corvette ever will be put on auction at the Monterey auction that’s scheduled for August 19th and 20th, 2011. The model, a 1969 L88 ZL-1 Corvette will be delivered as new as a factory L88 Corvette Coupe, finished in white over blue. This car in particular raced in the trifecta of FIA events: the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Daytona.

The car is powered by a new Chevrolet ZL-1 all-aluminum 427-cubic inch engine producing over 750 hp @ 6,500 rpm. More than that, the car set the GT speed record of 215 mph on the Mulsanne straight in qualifying.

Despite the fact that it was restored by Corvette Repair of New York, the car offered for auction will be offered with standard rear clip, frame, steering wheel, gauges, mirrors, dash, t-tops, removable radiator brackets, Minilite wheels, trailing arms, camber adjustment screws, NOS BFG tires.

Source: RM Auctions

6 comments:

Of course it will cost a million dollars! This car is vintage! smiley Anyway, I would love to know how much this car cost on the actual auction. The day had passed and this Corvette must’ve been owned by a new classic car lover now.

I think this car worth in a million dollars. This style and design of the car is race car and corvette are one of high performing car.

For a high performing vehicle like the Corvette, no wonder if this car will worth in a million dollars. I wonder if this is the original version or just replica of the car?

Among the model of the Chevrolet, the Corvette is one of the high performing vehicle. And with the impressive power output of the car, I guess its just enough to make the blast in the race track..

Same thing here. I also wonder how much will be the initial bid but one thing I’m sure is that many people will attend the said bid. However, the car has a fast speed performance and a high-power output.

I’m wondering how much the first bid will be knowing that this one is totally a vintage. Let us stay tuned and check on the updates next month.

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