Saturday, December 21, 2019

1962 Chevrolet Corvette big brake fuelie - $107k

Bloomington Gold Certified. NCRS Top Flight. Gold Spinner award. Triple Crown winner. 1 of 246 produced. Previously owned by an NCRS judge. Fuel-injected 327/360 HP engine. 4-speed manual transmission. Tuxedo Black with Black interior and top. Auxiliary hardtop. RPO 687 heavy duty brakes and steering. 4.11 Positraction rear axle. AM radio.

This example appeared at Mecum's.
The RPO 687 racing package delivered heavy-duty shocks and suspension, along with larger brakes that included sintered iron shoes, air scoops connected to the vented backing plates to improve cooling and finned drums.

RPO 687 Corvettes rolled on wider 15.5-inch wheels and were fitted with a quick-steering adapter.
Engine was a fuel-injected “Fuelie” 327/360hp V8 backed by a T-10 4-speed transmission and posi-traction rear end.
In Jan 2018 a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette big brake fuelie changed hands at Mecum's for $121k.