1977 Chevrolet Corvette C3 5.7

Lot Number 192

1977 Chevrolet Corvette C3 5.7

Lovely third-generation 1977 Corvette carefully restored by well known Corvette specialists, EMC Performance.

  • NOT SOLD

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 10th December | 10.30am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Medium Red (72)
  • DRIVE
    LHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    TJA 710R
  • ODOMETER READING
    99000 Miles

SUMMARY

Lovely third-generation 1977 Corvette carefully restored by well known Corvette specialists, EMC Performance.

DESCRIPTION

  • A very smart example of the third-generation Corvette, the last year of the ‘sugar scoop’ style
  • Powered by a small-block Chevy 350ci (5.7-litre) V8 mated to the Turbo Hydra-Matic 3-speed automatic transmission 
  • Imported from Florida and restored in 2016 by acknowledged marque specialists, EMC Performance
  • Very well presented in Corvette Medium Red (72) paintwork with fresh red leather trim
  • Optioned with electric windows, tilting steering wheel and power brakes
  • New lifters, valves re-seated and new seals, new leads and distributor fitted early this year. New vacuum seals for the pop-up headlights
  • There is an extensive history file that comes with the car with numerous invoices for parts fitted going back to the 1990s along with some original paperwork from when the car was first purchased

 

 

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
192
Make
CHEVROLET
Model
CORVETTE
Variant
C3 5.7
Registration Number
TJA 710R
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Chassis Number
1Z37L7S427083
Transmission
Automatic
Body Colour
Medium Red (72)

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

89 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Has benefitted from a respray.

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

full carpetting, seat covers, steering wheel, door cards, door seals all replaced in restoration

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Distributor, leads,starter motor, lifters, valve seals, head gasket all replaced in 2022

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

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Electrics


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Vehicle History

Remarks

Has covered less than 3,000 miles since restoration.


Restoration Notes

Imported and restored in 2016 by EMC Performance. Specialist Corvette importers for over 30 years with the reputation for being one of the best in the country.

Import Notes

Imported from Florida in 2016

About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

Vehicles can be collected from The Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN, on Sunday 11th December between 10am and 3pm and Monday 12th September between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partners, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of The WEC by 1pm on Monday 12th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.