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Lot S535 – New Orleans, 2018 Auction

Lot S535 – 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE


  • Year: 1963
  • Make: CHEVROLET
  • Model:CORVETTE
  • Status: NO RESERVE
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Body:2D
  • VIN: 30837S115897
  • Exterior: WHITE
  • Interior: N/A
  • Transmission: AUTOMATIC
  • Cylinder: N/A
lots of documentation

original car manual

original protection plan book

factory air

The 1963 Corvette Sting Ray not only had a new design, but also newfound handling prowess.
The Sting Ray was also a somewhat lighter Corvette, so acceleration improved despite unchanged horsepower.
For the 1963 model year, 21,513 units would be built, which was up 50 percent from the record-setting 1962 version.
Production was divided almost evenly between the convertible and the new coupe 10,919 and 10,594, respectively and more than half the convertibles were ordered with the optional lift-off hardtop.
Nevertheless, the coupe wouldn't sell as well again throughout the Sting Ray years.
Equipment installations for 1963 began reflecting the market's demand for more civility in sporting cars.
The power brake option went into 15 percent of production, power steering into 12 percent.
On the other hand, only 278 buyers specified the $421.80 air conditioning; leather upholstery a mere $80.70 was ordered on only 1,114 cars.
The cast aluminum knock-off wheels, manufactured for Chevy by Kelsey-Hayes, cost $322.80 a set, but few buyers checked off that option.
However, almost 18,000 Sting Rays left St.
Louis with the four-speed manual gearbox better than four out of every five.

All 1963 cars had 327cid engines, which made 250 hp standard, with optional variants that made 300 hp, 340 hp and 360 hp.
The most powerful engine was the Rochester fuel injected engine.
Options available on the C2 included AM-FM radio (mid 1963), air conditioning, and leather upholstery.


New for the 1963 model year was an optional electronic ignition, the breakerless magnetic pulse-triggered Delcotronic, first offered by Pontiac on some 1963 models.

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