DESCRIPTIONWhile Corvettes can be optioned into fire-breathing brutes, it's important to remember that they are equally adept at being refined grand-touring machines, as this lovely Goodwood Green '67 ably demonstrates. And without a giant lump of cast iron over the front wheels, this matching-numbers small block becomes a fantastic dance partner once the pavement starts to twist. Code 983 Goodwood Green is one of those Corvette colors that transcend the American muscle car scene, transforming the stunning Sting Ray bodywork into something far more sophisticated. This one also happens to be beautifully restored, with plenty of attention paid to all the critical areas. Restoring a Corvette to this level is no easy task, but the guys who built this one nailed it with great gaps, nice, straight bodywork, and just the right amount of metallic in the paint. Parked in the sun, there's a golden glow from the Goodwood Green, and it tends to highlight the mid-year Corvette's many lovely details in a way that no other color does. From the crisp line that circles the body to the subtly bulging fender blisters, you'll look at this Corvette in a new light once you see it in person. The chrome has also been refinished, featuring bright bumpers, correct badges, and lots of nicely polished stainless steel. There aren't many Corvettes better-looking than this one. The understated elegance theme continues inside where the standard black vinyl interior demonstrates why GM designers were at the top of their field in the mid-60s. The buckets are comfortable as well as stylish, and the twin-cockpit design harkens back to the very first Corvette. The gauges appear to be rebuilt and show crisp markings on their faces, and the woodgrained steering wheel is a very European touch that works well in America's sports car. The seats, carpets, dash pad, and door panels are all fresh reproductions that look right, and even the cargo area is masterfully finished. Entertainment has been upgraded in the form of an AM/FM/cassette head unit designed to fit in the original radio's vertical position, and you'll simply never get tired of rowing the gears attached to the bright chrome shift lever. Personally, I'm a big fan of small block Corvettes, and if you want a car that stops and corners, it's the only way to go. The standard 300 horsepower 327 was anything but basic, and offers the kind of bulletproof reliability and smooth power delivery that the Europeans could only dream of. Most notably, this is the car's original numbers-matching powerplant, fully restored to show condition with bright Chevy Orange paint, chrome accents, and ram's horn exhaust manifolds. Add in a nicely restored chassis with recent shocks and brakes, and this is a 'Vette you'll be happy to drive cross-country. For the perfect period look, it has been fitted with redline tires on the original Rally wheels. With receipts, ownership history, and other paperwork, this is a high-quality Corvette that drives even better than it looks. Call today! This vehicle is located in our Atlanta showroom. For more information, please call (678) 279-1609 or toll free (877) 367-1835.
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