A timeless for Spring: The 1961 Chevrolet Corvette.

Fact be told, I was never ever a huge fan of vehicles made of what is essentially a formed bonded plastic– Fiberglass is for boats, not cars and trucks! They squeak, rattle, and creak like an old sailing ship. Years in the future, carbon fiber and Aluminum will do a better job with less weight and higher tensile strength.

It doesn’t matter.

About the 283 engine: The power output for the fuel-injected engine was 275 hp. The replacement 327 engine in this automobile was readily available in later years and makes 315 hp.

This vehicle since this writing is bid to $61 k; they can go for as much as $150 k

I was never a big Corvette-head– I admired them, and I really like the new one– but this one, produced in the year I was born, I would add to the stable of horses in the barn.

Source: Bring A Trailer

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Marco Bitran
Husband and father of two children under age 5, Marco also enjoys walks in nature, squash, running road races, and photography. He regularly contributes significant time and resources to the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the MSPCA and other animal rights organizations, and the Bitran Charitable Foundation. Marco has also volunteered and consulted for public housing support organizations such as the Somerville Homeless Coalition, created by the local community’s grassroots response to the social crisis of homelessness.