LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe
The newly designed ‘63 Corvette was flashy, muscular and powerful as this futuristic fiberglass sports car was a symbol of post-WWII America that was craving for individual expression. The radical exterior styling of this Corvette generation was very purposeful, with peaked fenders, a long nose, and a short, bobbed tail. The Quad headlamps were now hidden - the first American car so equipped since the 1942 DeSoto and the 1936-37 Cords. The hood had two simulated air intakes within stylish indentations and the Coupe doors were cut into the roof like a true racing sports car. The Sting Ray's interior carried a new interpretation of the twin-cowl Corvette dash motif used since 1958. A full set of round gauges included a huge speedometer and tachometer, and the center stack was now somewhat slimmer containing the clock and a vertically situated radio. The first-ever production Corvette Coupe had the backbone divided rear window split which was an extremely unusual styling element for its time. This ‘Split Window” with the glass flowing down the sides and body sweeping artistically into the point at the back of the car adorned by the large round deck fuel-filler flap with the crossed-flags insignia. All 1963 cars had 327cid engines, which made 250 hp as standard and optional variants made were 300 hp, 340 hp and 360 hp.
This 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe is a desirable early production car being built September, 1962 and has the rare storage space under the seats. As a factory code 941 Sebring Silver with Black Interior. This 1963 Corvette coupe is immediately a desirable car to both collectors and enthusiasts alike. Powered by a 327/340hp engine and 4 speed manual transmission, this car also features knock off aluminum wheels white line radial tires, power windows, power brakes and a AM/FM Radio. The striking Sebring silver paint is truly classic on this body style and would be at home on the road as well as at your local show.
The combination of desirable color, power equipment and the only year the split window coupe available make this Corvette a truly rare and collectible car. Very well equipped, this “Split-Window” Sting Ray from the inaugural year of ‘C2’ production is sure to thrill Corvette aficionados everywhere it appears. Step inside and take a seat, it’s like going back in time.