With four days left in the bidding, at no reserve, how high will this 1968 Corvette coupe fitted with a numbers-matching L71/L89 427/435 horsepower engine mated to a four-speed manual transmission wind up going on eBay?
The seller – a dealer out of Westchester, Pennsylvania – believes this ’68 is a “solid example of a well preserved ’68 Corvette,” but so far, 18 bids have pushed the price for this rare Corvette to only $20,100.
Just 2,898 L71s were produced in the first year of the third generation for Corvette at an extra cost of $437.10, and then just 624 of those were further outfitted with the L89 aluminum cylinder heads that added another $805.75.
The current owner of this Safari Yellow car had planned to undertake a total restoration but changed his mind because of “life changes.” Before making the decision to abandon ship, however, he did manage to install new carpets and new seat covers to get the interior looking pretty spiffy.
Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the body, which has some areas that definitely need repairs. Afterwards, a fresh paint job would go a long way toward making this car a show-stopper. “There are a few areas where the fiberglass has cracked along with some areas where the paint is chipped away,” the seller notes.
By taking a look at some of the 60 photos and walk-around video included with the listing, you can get a pretty good idea of where this car needs attention.
Are you up to the challenge?
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