The Toronto Fall Classic Car Auction

Lot : SP30
1970 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Auctioned on Saturday, October 31, 2015

Sold at $46,200

  • Engine Displacement: 350ci
  • Transmission: 4 Speed
  • Exterior Color: Grey
  • Interior Color: Black

A Very Special Opportunity....Finished in *Laguna Grey GM Corvette metallic with Black interior code #403. *Canadian vehicle as decoded by GM Vintage Vehicle Services historical department. Built at the St. Louis, Missouri production plant. Shipped new February 27, 1970 to Toronto and delivered NEW by Robertson Motors Ltd Toronto Ontario, Canada. Built new with a 350 C.I. V/8 engine producing 300 horsepower. Today a period correct motor as decoded by the casting numbers embossed directly on the engine (sounds incredible!). The large and important options ordered new as per GM Vintage Vehicle Services decode as; four speed M20 manual transmission (with correct casting number of 392566 indicating a wide ratio transmission), G81 Posi-traction, N40 power steering, J50 power brakes, ZQ3 350/300 Horsepower V/8 Motor (GM Historical Society paperwork included). *Extensive restoration of the entire body. Strip, refinish and paint to incredibly high standards just completed... Stunning Finish... Laser straight body panels and crisp clean body panel gaps (over $25,000 spent). *All exterior chrome removed and refinished where required to virtually new condition. Brand new Haartz cloth soft top and new ribbing where required plus new rear window ($5,000 Value). *Complete brand new interior installed where required including carpeting, steering wheel, door panels, dash pad etc... virtually everything ($18,000 spent with professional Gary Nolan of Diamond Auto Trim). Rubber exterior trim replaced where required. Exterior tail lamps replaced, refreshed etc... The list goes on ($5,000 + In Ancillary items spent). Over 53,000 spent on exterior items listed above, just completed just 4 months ago by professionals. Over $75,000 Invested. The 1970 Corvette proves to be the lowest production model year of all C3 Corvettes. These chrome bumper Corvettes are extremely desirable, drivable , and represent still affordable Blue-Chip investment motorcars. Steadily appreciating in value. Striking appearance. Fully Certified.