RK Motors Charlotte is home to some of the coolest muscle cars on the planet, and we’ve built our reputation on bringing you some of the best Chevrolets your money can buy.
Over the last six years we’ve sold a plethora of second generation Corvettes, and when we tell you this Rally Red roadster is one of the market’s best combinations of performance and style, it’s coming from first-hand experience! Assembled at GM’s storied St. Louis manufacturing facility on December 6th, 1966, and rolling out of a professional restoration in the summer of 2015, this polished drop-top currently reflects correct code 974 Rally Red 2-stage.
That bright pigment highlights a sea of solid fiberglass that, thanks to the rebuild, presents exceptionally well. And today, roughly 170 miles later, this vintage cruiser is a clean, well-maintained classic that’s ready to drop jaws and carve curves! Tilt the hood and you’ll find a 327 cubic inch L79 V8 that hangs a September (J) 13th (13), 1966 (6) casting date and familiar 3892657 casting number behind a high performance “HT” suffix stamp and matching 105372 partial VIN.
Behind that mill, an original Muncie 4-speed hangs a familiar 3885010 casting number next to a Muncie (P) assembled on September (P) 8th (08), 1967 (7) build stamp and matching 105372 partial VIN. Naturally, that gearbox twists a familiar Corvette third-member. At the ends of the car, a tagged double A-arm front and independent rear suspension is completely sorted down to its tough transverse leaf, standard manual steering and Gloss Black control arms.
At the corners of those bones, standard disc brakes mix good handling characteristics with quick and solid stops. And red-trimmed turbines twist 7.75-15 BF Goodrich Silvertown redlines. This numbers-matching Vette has it all: great looks, excellent power and a fresh restoration that would take years to duplicate.