I have been informed by several readers that the first L88 Corvette did sell at $1.25 million at the Mecum at Monterey auction. A review of the mecum.com results confirms this. I apologize for the error.
The first documented L88 Corvette sold at the Mecum at Monterey auction yesterday afternoon for $1,250,000. The mid year was the first documented 427/430 hp Corvette that was campaigned by Tony DeLorenzo in the SCCA A Production class. Years later the Corvette was restored and won awards from Bloomington Gold and the NCRS.
The 1967 L88 Corvette is a race car indeed, with just 14 examples of the original 20 L88 Corvettes produced believed to be still in existence. These Corvettes are hardly ever available for sale, let alone at a public auction and so its hard to determine what the market value should be.
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