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This 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Needs to Be Reassembled After 40 Years

As we told you so many times before, an old-school Corvette in tip-top shape is worth a small fortune, especially if it’s been properly restored and then parked in just the right conditions.
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Of course, many of these Vettes first start as project cars, after which someone with the necessary resources, time, money, and know-how decides to give them a second chance and bring everything back to factory specifications.

This Corvette you’re looking at right here could eventually become one of them, as it’s sold as a project car, all with the purpose of getting restored and then be brought back to the road.

As you could easily tell by simply checking out the photo gallery, this Corvette isn’t necessarily the Chevrolet you expected to find when first hearing about a 1965 model. As you’ll learn in a couple of minutes, there are several things making it quite worth checking out, though.

First of all, the body is fully complete and original, and the owner says they have already removed the original silver pearl finish back in the ‘80s when the plan was to disassemble the Corvette and restore it. However, as one could easily figure out, some work is obviously needed here and there, and the new owner would also have to take care of some rust and the minor damage on the rear.

The interior, on the other hand, is almost complete, though it obviously doesn’t come in its best shape. The dashboard is entirely there, and this is good news for anyone who’d want to fully restore the car.

The car comes without an engine, transmission, or rear end, and while at first glance it might sound like bad news, this leaves the door open to more opportunities, including a possible restomod should you want to use another powerplant.

As said earlier, the interest in this Vette appears to be quite high, as no fewer than 25 bidders have already joined the digital fight. The top bid right now is $16,275.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third party.

 
 
 
 
 

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