Sunday, September 22, 2019

1962 Chevrolet Corvette Big Brake Tanker

1 of 246 produced with heavy duty brakes and special suspension. Comprehensive restoration. Extensive race history in California and Arizona. Southern California Car Club member. Fuel injected 327/360 HP V-8 engine. Finned aluminum valve covers. 4-speed manual transmission. 4.11 Positraction rear end. Quick steering. 24-gallon fuel tank. Roman Red with Black interior. Removable hardtop.
The optional Heavy Duty Brakes and Special Steering package included special shock absorbers, finned brake drums, internal cooling fans fed by air scoops and deflectors on the front brakes and air scoops on the rear.

Corvette features the Rochester fuel-injected version of the 327 CI small-block V-8 with the requisite 4-speed manual transmission and Positraction rear end.
Presented exactly as raced, this prominent SoCal Big Brake Fuelie Tanker was featured on the cover of “Vette Magazine.”

The car made a high bid of $190k and failed to change hands. It carried an estimate of $ 200k to $250k.