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How many 63 Grand Sport Corvettes are there?

How many 63 Grand Sport Corvettes are there?

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This is one of the most important Corvettes in existence. It is in unrestored, original condition. There were only five 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sports ever built.

How much is a 1963 Corvette Grand Sport worth?

The 1963 Grand Sport only barely qualifies as a production car but, going for between six and eight million dollars, it definitely qualifies as valuable. Only five were built before General Motors pulled the plug on the program that created it.

Who owns the original Corvette Grand Sports?

Chevrolet kept the two roadsters until 1966 when they were sold to Roger Penske.

How fast is a Corvette Grand Sport?

General performance

Top speed 290 kph (180 mph)
Est. 0 – 100 mph – 0 15.1 s @ 1280 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.70 g (7 m/s²)
18m slalom 75.7 kph (47.0 mph)
Emissions 300 g/km

What years did Corvette make Grand Sport?

Chevrolet released the Grand Sport (GS) version in 1996 to mark the end of production of the C4 Corvette. The Grand Sport moniker was a nod to the original Grand Sport model produced in 1963. A total of 1,000 GS Corvettes were produced, 810 as coupes and 190 as convertibles.

Which is better Z06 or Grand Sport?

With a starting price around $66,000, the Grand Sport saves you about $14,000 compared to a Z06. It costs only a few grand more than a Stingray Z51. And for that money, you get much more car than the Z51 and a better all around driving machine than the Z06.

What’s the difference between a Grand Sport and a stingray?

The Stingray is more a more comfortable grand touring model. The Grand Sport is more of a track-focused weekend warrior and comes equipped with extra performance features, including: Magnetic Ride Control suspension. Aggressive aerodynamic enhancements.

Are there any pictures of a 1963 Corvette?

The 1963 Corvette still looks stunning all these years later and these pictures clearly show you just how unique it was for the period. Unfortunately, we were only able to find a few dozen 1963 Corvette pictures. It is hard to find new photos of the 1963 Corvette because there are not many left around.

Who was the owner of the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport?

For the first time, the Grand Sports were allowed to compete directly with the Cobras. Earlier, the two privateer Lightweights had been recalled by Chevrolet and, along with a third, extensively improved. Now fitted with 377 cubic inch aluminum engines, the cars were entered by “owner” John Mecom.

When did the Superformance Corvette Grand Sport come out?

The Superformance Corvette Grand Sport. In late 1962 Chevrolet chief engineer Zora Arkus Duntov set out to build a production run of 125 purpose built Corvette racecars with the ultimate goal of winning the GT class at the 24 Hours of LeMans. Inside Duntov’s shop, the project was known as the LightWeight.

What kind of Weber is in a 1963 Corvette?

A modern version of this original powerplant with 48mm Webers is available today for installation in the Corvette Grand Sport street roller.