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1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray LT1 Convertible

1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray LT1 Convertible

1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray LT1 Convertible

From 1970 to 1973 Chevrolet offered a solid-lifter version of their 350 that better met US emissions laws. These cars produced an honest 370 bhp without the added weight of the big-block 454.

Throughout the 3-year run, only 6,500 Convertibles were ordered as an LT1.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at USA
production 6500
engine LT1 V8
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
block material Cast Iron
displacement 5735 cc / 350 in³
power 275.9 kw / 370 bhp
specific output 64.52 bhp per litre
front brakes Discs
rear brakes Discs
transmission 4-Speed Manual
top speed ~220.43 kph / 137 mph
0 – 60 mph ~6.0 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~14.5 seconds

Auction Sales History

1972 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray LT-1 Convertible – sold for $129,250 One of only 57 Convertibles built for 1972 with factory air conditioning. One of five finished in Mille Miglia Red. Only 42,000 actual miles. Twenty-one factory options, including hardtop and rear-window defogger. NCRS Top Flight Award winner. Bloomington Gold Survivor Award winner.
Auction Source: Amelia Island 2014 by RM Auctions

1971 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 Convertible 350/330 HP – did not sell for $43,000

A stunning example of Chevrolet’s mighty LT1 Corvette, this Mille Miglia Red convertible comes with a matching numbers 350/330 HP solid lifter small block mated to a Muncie M21 4-speed manual transmission. It has received a full frame-up restoration completed in spring 2011. Also equipped with power steering and brakes, AM/FM radio, raised White letter Goodyears, White soft top and tinted glass, this superb Corvette’s documentation includes an NCRS Shipping Data Report.

Auction Source: 2011 Monterey Daytime Auction by