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1966 Corvette Coupe Trophy Blue 980



Body Style:Coupe


Transmission:4-speed manual

Exterior Color:Trophy Blue 980

Interior Color:Blue Vinyl 418



Engine Size:427

Vehicle Description:

THE VETTE NET, Nationwide and International Corvette Brokerage is your modern solution for selling and buying... since 1998!

Our offer today is a very fine example of a unique combination, a rare Trophy Blue Coupe (5% of production, 66 only) endowed with the legendary 427 power plant.  It is evident that this car sustained a thorough restoration as all appears to be new or newer and in very good shape.  

The paint correct according to trim plate, code 980, is virtually flawless with the exception of a blemish on the front passenger side fender as seen in pics.  Chrome is integral with no signs of wear or pitting.  Interior is the correct Blue Vinyl, code 418, as stipulated on the trim tag: carpet, seat covers, dash door panels, all in great shape.  Gauges and instruments are functional, except clock.  Check out the correct Teakwood steering wheel, a factory option, with only 14% ordered this way. Headlights work as they should.  Undercarriage is clean.

Under the hood sits a correct 427 engine with a CE block, dated May 68, 2-bolt main, square port heads, \"321\" casting, likely a dealer warranty replacement, the closest one can get to a matching numbers engine today. It has aluminum intake, specific to the 425 HP rating, however, the tell tale signs indicate that the car was born with  the L36, 427/390 engine.  

It is dressed up as original and it performs flawlessly according to seller.   There are no power options... Engine is mated with a correct 4-speed manual transmission. 

Here is your choice to own a beautiful, rare and fully functional Big Block 66 Coupe, a testament of a by-gone era, yet an immortal classic.  

Corvette comes from a private collection in Florida and is available for your inspection on demand.  Assistance with financing is available by clicking on this link, also delivery can be provided nationwide and all over the world.

For information on this car, please contact anytime Ken at (866) 838-8363 (866-VETTENET toll-free), +1 (941) 586-9924 International, or email .

Since 1998, THE VETTE NET, a Business Lifetime Member of the National Corvette Museum, has established itself as the premier source for buying, selling and leasing Corvettes, with thousand of enthusiasts assisted nationwide and international. We drive Vettes, we live the life-style, and enjoy the hobby. Our Motto is \"UnderCommit - OverDeliver\" and we guarantee a pleasant and straightforward experience. 

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