1956 Chevrolet Corvette

£58,131
None of this model have sold at our auctions.
Check back soon to see if one has gone under the hammer.

The dotted grey line shows you this model (Chevrolet - Corvette C1's) trend over time. Each circle represents a sale.

Subscribe Portrait.jpg
Subscribe Landscape.jpg

THIS CAR.

The details of this Chevrolet Corvette C1

Exchange Rate Guidance: They're calculated based on exchange rates on the day of the auction. Converted from local currency to GBP, USD and EUR

RM Sotheby's - Amelia Island

AUCTION

7th Mar 2020

AUCTION DATE

1956 Chevrolet Corvette

LOT DESCRIPTION

£58,131

PRICE GBP
noun_Info_2398082_edited.png

$75,600

PRICE USD
noun_Info_2398082_edited.png

E56S001195

CHASSIS NUMBER

€ 66,690

PRICE EUR
noun_Info_2398082_edited.png

N/S

ODOMETER
1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Nineteen fifty-six was a big year for the Corvette, as it heralded the model’s first major design revision since its inception three years earlier. The styling was reminiscent of the original, but it was modernized inside and out with new fenders, chrome-rimmed headlights, integrated taillights, and the now iconic side coves. GM engineers also added a handful of creature comforts, including wind-up windows, adjustable passenger seat, and external door handles—all welcome changes from the relatively spartan earlier models. Furthermore, customers could choose from a host of options and colors to personalize their new Corvette. More power was exactly what the doctor ordered, and it proved to be a massive hit with customers, finally making the Corvette the sports car Chevrolet dreamed it could be. This stunning Venetian Red Corvette, until recently, was owned by the same collector for over 50 years. The previous owner conducted a correct and highly detailed, frame-off restoration completed just five years ago. Options include the highly desirable 265-cubic-inch “Turbo-Fire Special” V-8 with two four-barrel carburetors and special high-lift camshaft producing 225 horsepower at 5,200 rpm. The engine is rated at 270 foot-pounds of torque at 3,600 rpm. An optional four-speed manual transmission complements the high-performance engine. Additionally, this Corvette is outfitted with a factory WonderBar radio that is in perfect working order. An owner’s manual, spare tire, and jack accompany the car, as well. Correctly restored and nicely optioned, this exceptional 1956 Corvette is ideal for club events, vintage rallies, touring, or exhibition and would be an exciting addition to any collection of American sports cars.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION FROM RM SOTHEBY'S

SIMILAR CARS.

The Classic Valuer has X of this car on the site...

pound-sterling.png

AVERAGE PRICE

The average price of this car is...

bar-chart.png

PRICE TREND

Check out the trend line on the graph above - the dotted grey one. 

 

It'll show you the price trend previously and where it might be going.

chart.png

FACT

Because, well, why not...?

The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married IRL.

This is the only one of these in the database for the moment!

Leyland Mini 1977 Leyland Mini Pick-Up

H&H Auctioneers

17th Nov 2021

1977 Leyland Mini Pick-Up

£0

EVEN MORE CARS.

A smorgasbord of other cars to do whatever you want to do with.