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.
|type||Series Production Car|
|block material||Cast Iron|
|displacement||5735 cc / 350 in³|
|power||275.9 kw / 370 bhp|
|specific output||64.52 bhp per litre|
|top speed||~220.43 kph / 137 mph|
|0 – 60 mph||~6.0 seconds|
|0 – 1/4 mile||~14.5 seconds|
Auction Sales History
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