1965 Chevrolet Sting Ray 2 Door Convertible

Stock #R12079
Redwood City
Body Style
4-Speed Manual
8 cylinders 327
··· 116792
Blue / Vinyl
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This 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 2 Door Convertible (Stock # R12079) is available in our Redwood City, CA showroom and any inquiries may be directed to us at 650-276-5400 or via email at Sales@SpecialtySales.com.

Immaculate 1965 Chevy Corvette Stingray Roadster

If you are the type of collector who settles for the very best in a classic muscle car, then you absolutely must see the 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sing Ray 2 Door Convertible in person. It is Nassau Blue with a matching blue vinyl interior (matches trim tag) and has its factory 327cid V-8 engine (350 HP) under the hood with the matching 4 speed transmission and correct dated coded AN (3.55:1) posi rear. This one is a highly documented car.

Complete Nut & Bolt Restoration

The current owner of this 1965 Chevy Corvette Stingray Roadster informs us that he purchased the car back in 2007. The current owner has had a top to bottom engine rebuild less than 3000 miles ago. The previous owner had owned the car for over 20 years and had gone through a complete frame on restoration. The drive train is original and in factory working condition. The chassis and suspension looks brand new and handled like a factory new car. The interior was restored to factory original. In fact the entire build has been thoroughly documented and the owner has a large number of receipts, pictures, original parts including the original Wonderbar radio and matching speaker.

Numbers Matching & Highly Desirable Classic Sports Car

Overall, this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible is in near perfect condition and drives like it just left the factory showroom a few hours ago. This car was delivered to Mike Persia Chevrolet in New Orleans on May 14 1965 and sold to M.M. Gandy. It includes the original owner’s manual, owner protection plan date stamped book including protect-o-plate and radio guide and original plastic owner’s manual slips as historical documentation. There are also numerous photos of the car in restoration and parts receipts. This car has correct date coded parts for an April 1965 build.

Additional information:

VIN 194675S116792
Trim tag: Color 900FF (Nassau Blue), Body S5446, Trim 414BA (Blue Vinyl Interior)

Motor: 116792 F0426HT 327 350HP 4 speed casting date D225
Heads: 3782461 Date code D13 5, 3782401 Date code D20 5

Correct non-cracked valve covers

Intake manifold: 3844461

Exhaust manifold: Drvr 3846563, Passenger 3797902

Carb Holley 2818

Radiator hose is 3827368 with blue stripe

Transmission 4 speed: S116792 Case: 3851325 Date code P04 19

Rear end 3.55:1 AN 4 23 65

Expansion tank 3155 416
Radiator 3155316

Alternator Ser # 1100693 Date code 5 D 15 37 Amps

Glass Driver’s wing LJ march, Pass wing XA ?, Driver’s window JJ May, Pass window GJ April, Windshield GJ April

The engine is completely rebuilt with cylinders bored .060 over and oversize intake and exhaust valves in the original heads. Work documentation can be supplied.

The transmission operates and shifts like new and is leak free. The rear end is leak free and works fine.The frame and suspension is clean and black with new bushing, shocks, calipers, pads installed during the restoration.

All instrument, clock and accessories work as intended. Original heater core rebuilt 2 years ago. ½ pint of blue lacquer comes with the car.
Optional unrestored hardtop requires assembly and new sealing rubber. Roof paint Nassau blue with paper protected rear window.

The original Wonderbar radio and speaker comes with the car. The speaker needs to be rebuilt. Unknown if the radio works.

For more information about this vehicle, visit our Redwood City, California showroom, give us a call at 650-276-5400, or email us at Sales@SpecialtySales.com. Be sure to mention Stock # R12079 as well.

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The information presented for this vehicle is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed as a basis of purchase. The Buyer should make a thorough, independent inspection and investigation of the vehicle prior to purchase.

  • 4 Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Hard Top
Redwood City
860 Charter Street
Redwood CIty, CA 94063
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Redwood City
860 Charter Street
Redwood CIty, CA 94063