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Classic Cars: The Top 5 Most Valuable Corvettes

Classic Cars The Top 5 Most Valuable CorvettesClassic Cars: The Top 5 Most Valuable Corvettes

1963 Grand Sport

Only five of these vehicles were built before General Motors pulled the plug on the racing program that created it. These cars weighed 1,350 lbs. lighter than a stock Corvette coupe and had a 377 cubic inch aluminum V-8 engine putting out 550 horsepower. They ran with a 4-speed transmission and 4-wheel independent suspension. Because this car is so extremely rare, it is valued between $6 million to $8 million!

1969 Chevrolet Corvette ZL-1

Now valued at $1.4 million, this vehicle had an aluminum engine churning out over 500 horsepower and was considered the most powerful version of the already strong L-88 Corvette. In fact, the ZL-1 was the most powerful production Corvette available until fairly recently.

1967 Chevrolet Corvette L-88

This vehicle, valued at $1 million, is considered by many car enthusiasts to be the best of the second generation Corvettes. Among these so-called “mid-year” Corvettes, the very best were the 20 L-88’s built that year with an engine officially rated at 430 horsepower. It’s real output was actually more than that.

1969 Chevrolet Corvette L-88

1969 was the final year of production for the L-88 option package on the Corvette. 116 of these vehicles were built this year and they were intended for race track duty. Prices can vary a lot depending on the car’s racing history, but the average value is $478,000.

1953 Chevrolet Corvette

This vehicle was the first production Corvette. It had a 150-horsepower 6-cylinder engine and a two speed automatic transition. The car isn’t necessarily considered to be well-built, but only 300 were made and their value is about $300,000.

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