1972 Corvette Convertible

1972 Corvette Convertible LT1

1972 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 Convertible. 4-Speed, Documented Barn Find Survivor. This is a BENCHMARK LT1 Corvette that NCRS Judges and Restoration Experts will Reference when looking for Originality and Authenticity!

- 4 Speed Close Ratio, M21 Manual Transmission
- 4:11 Posi-Traction Performance Rear Gear Ratio
- 1 of only 405 LT1 Convertibles produced in 1972
- Believed to be 1 of 1 as equipped, with very rare factory options
- This is the last of the solid lifter Corvettes ending the era
- Completely Matching #s and Codes
- Real barn find!
- 100% Factory original paint. Factory original survivor
- Ready for NCRS Survivor Judging at the top level
- Surely among if not the most original LT1 Roadster in existence today!

This LT1 has been thoroughly Inspected, Appraised and Verified by several renowned Corvette Experts in the industry. They all concur that this is hands down one of the most original LT1's in the world today! Very Rare 1 of 405 LT1 Convertibles produced NCRS ready.

To further amplify this Corvettes Provenance and Pedigree it was Ordered from the Factory by renowned Dale Chevrolet in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Chevrolet Motor Division received the custom order on November 26, 1971. Bill Dale was known for ordering, modifying and selling high performance cars and was the number 1 Corvette Dealer in Wisconsin. Dale Chevrolet's name was synonymous with other big names like Yenko and Nickey. These dealers were all affiliated with the COPO office (Central Office Production Order) within General Motors. Although this Corvette was ordered Race Ready it never saw any track time, instead coveted and cared for by a few meticulous owners

This LT1 is fully documented with a pristine Corvette Tank Sticker, signed odometer certification stating 68,164 Original Miles, original owners manual, GM dealer brochure and vintage Corvette Literature. This Vette is ready for the National Corvette Restorers Society Top Honors. NCRS Star/Bowtie Judging Survivor Class. The last of the Solid Lifter LT1 Production Corvettes Ever. An Extremely desirable Roadster finished in Mille Miglia Red (Only 9.18% of total production) with Red Interior. Produced with some very rare factory options like the Optional Auxiliary Hardtop, 4:11 Rear Performance Axle Ratio (Only 7.35%) and Super Rare Shoulder Seat Belts (Only 2.77%) to name a few. Surely among the Rarest, Most Original LT1's in existence today and believed to be 1 of 1 as equipped. Provenance and Pedigree Second to NONE! True Investment Quality and Reference Grade. Surely among if not the best, un-restored, most original LT1's in existence today.

Original is only Original Once. This Corvette is as much fun to drive as it is to look at, a true time capsule! Completely original with only maintenance items known to be replaced such as belts, hoses and battery. A box with Smog Equipment came with the vehicle and will go to the new owner. (see photos). The Tires are exact reproductions of the originals. Its not been buffed or fluffed for retail, only washed. A truly honest original car that has been meticulously cared for since new.

Optional Factory Equipment as Denoted By "Tank Sticker"

- LT1  255 HP Turbo-Fire Special V8
- GV8  Rear Axle 4:11 Ratio
- ZW4  M21 Close Ratio 4 Speed Manual Transmission
- C07  Auxiliary Hardtop
- A85  Custom Deluxe Front Shoulder Seat Belts
- C05  White Convertible Top
- F62  Front Springs
- G32  Rear Springs
- J50  Power Brakes
- L08  Engine Emission Identification
- N40  Power Steering
- PT7  F70-15 White Stripe Tires
- T60  Heavy Duty Battery
- U69  AM/FM Pushbutton Radio
- ZK8  Tire Pressure Sticker
- ZQ9  Performance Axle Ratio
- 407  Red Vinyl Interior

Super Rare and Original is a combination that will always be coveted by collectors and investors. This car has provenance and pedigree second to none. It has been verified by several of the top Corvette professionals in the country. If you want one of the Rarest, Most Original Corvettes in the world look no further. Hands down one of the best investments you could make when purchasing a Classic Corvette denoting the end of an era and the last of the solid lifter Corvettes ever produced.. Rarity and Desirability Second to none. Call now 847-669-4100.

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