Lot 30

2015   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2015

1953 Chevrolet Corvette

SOLD $220,000

Estimate

$275,000 - $350,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

E53F001157

Car Highlights

One of Just 300 First-Year Corvettes Produced

Historic Example of the Car That Started It All

Previous Owners Include John McMullen and Ray Nicholson Jr.

Painstaking and Detailed NCRS-Level Restoration

Fourth Member of the 1953 GM Grand Slam Convertibles

Technical Specs

235 CID Blue Flame OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Triple Sidedraft Carburetors

150 HP

2-Speed Powerglide Automatic Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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