1967 Chevrolet Corvette C2 / 194677S105083 Chassis Information

1967 Chevrolet Corvette C2
Fastback Coupe
Chassis Num: 194677S105083
Sold for $44,000 at 2011 RM Sothebys.
The original purpose of Chevrolet's Corvette was 'image'. Corvette's image, despite some less-than-favorable cosmetic jobs, has always managed to remain intact. While 'image' was the watch-word, the second generation of the Corvette, added exercise and muscle-tone to that image to foster a sportier, athletic build.

The Corvette's produced between 1963 and 1967 were the result of a couple of different inspirations, but perhaps, none as big as Jaguar's E-Type chassis. One of Corvette's designers had an E-Type Jaguar at the time and its lines are clearly visible in the car's design.

Some of the features found on the second generation of the Corvette included the split rear-window, electronic ignition, four-wheel disc brakes, an AM/FM radio, air-conditioning, a telescoping steering wheel and headrests.

In addition to these changes, Corvette made use of Fiberglass for its body construction. However, because of Shelby's Cobra, Corvette emphasized losing weight. Therefore, special, ever-more lighter models, called the Grand Sport Corvettes, had been built, but in extremely limited quantities.

1967 was the second generation's final year, but only because the new Sting Ray Corvette had been delayed due to problems. Thankfully, for Corvette, what would be the Corvette Sting Ray for 1968 and the Corvette for 1967, sat on the same chassis and wheelbase. Because of these last-minute changes, refinements to the 1967 chassis were minimal. In fact, instead of aspects being heavily re-designed, the car design was actually simplified. The car featured much less ornamentation. Much of the brightwork used on previous years of Corvettes had been removed.

Some of the changes incorporated in the '67 model were the use of four red taillights (first time Corvette's would have all red taillights). The fender vents on the fiberglass body were changed. A whole range of engines were available to be put inside the chassis. Among the choices was the Big Block 427 cubic inch, 7-liter V-8, that had been introduced in 1966. In addition, 1967 marked the first time the L88 engine was available. This engine was rated at 430 bhp. Unofficially, estimates rate the actual output of the engine at well over 550 bhp. Because of the L88 or L89 engine, the hood was designed with an extra bump in order to fit the big engine under the low hoodline chassis. Corvette's using the smaller block 327 cubic inch engines would end up using the same style hood as had been designed for the 1966 production models.

One of the Corvette Roadsters offered at the RM Auction in 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ was a 1967 model with the smaller 300 bhp, 327 cubic inch V-8 engine. Offered through Bill Jacobs' Collection, this '67 Corvette Roadster has been refinished in Rally Red. It includes a handsome re-upholstered red leather and red trimmed interior.

The car features a four-barrel carburetor and four-speed transmission. The interior boasts a factory AM/FM radio, rally wheels and white-lined tires. The Roadster sports a white top and four-wheel independent suspension comprised of wishbones, coil springs and anti-sway bars.

This Rally Red '67 Corvette Roadster beckons all to the open road. The 300 bhp, 327 cubic inch V-8 stands ready to recall what a Corvette truly is. Though simplified in its styling detail, many enthusiasts are drawn to the '67. For them, the '67 exemplifies Corvette's 'image'. For them it isn't so much the look as the muscle.

Sources:
'Buy: View Lots (Lot 231: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster)', (http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode=AZ11&CarID=r246&fc=0). RM Auctions Arizona. http://www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm?SaleCode=AZ11&CarID=r246&fc=0. Retrieved 10 January 2011.

Wikipedia contributors, 'Chevrolet Corvette', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 10 January 2011, 03:53 UTC, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chevrolet_Corvette&oldid=407007940 accessed 10 January 2011

By Jeremy McMullen

Chassis# 194677S105083

2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions
Estimated Value:$40,000-$50,000 
Sale Price$44,000

Analysis

Chassis number 194677S105083 Auction Sales History
2011$44,000

2017 102
2016 123
2015 81
2014 89
2013 122
2012 99
2011 82
2010 94
2009 59
2008 64

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$140,122$1,980,000102
2016$99,169$236,500123
2015$101,138$225,50081
2014$150,502$3,850,00089
2013$99,335$610,000122
2012$94,638$285,00099
2011$83,807$242,00082
2010$107,069$1,250,00094
2009$92,138$205,00059
2008$114,371$744,00064

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1967 sales)
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $95,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $102,500
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $72,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Resto Mod
Sold for $88,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Sold for $145,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Sold for $100,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM COUPE
Chassis#: 194377S115790
Sold for $148,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 194677S115763
Sold for $82,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $126,500
  2017 Collector Car - Toronto Fall Classic
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427 A/C
Chassis#: 194677S116614
Sold for $131,250
  2017 Motostalgia Auction - McPherson Collection
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $68,000
  2017 Mecum : Chicago
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $115,000
  2017 Mecum : Chicago
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Sold for $145,000
  2017 Mecum : Dallas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Sold for $130,000
  2017 Mecum : Dallas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $110,000
  2017 Mecum : Dallas
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible
Sold for $75,000
  2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390HP Roadster
Chassis#: 194677S102584
Sold for $90,200
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
    
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Chassis#: 194377S118073
Sold for $42,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
 
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Chassis#: 194677S115737
Sold for $122,500
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
    
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Chassis#: 194677S106869
Sold for $96,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
 

No Sale

1967 Chevrolet Corvette C2's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$110,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$60,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$60,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$60,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall$45,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall$80,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall$42,500  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall$100,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$120,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$110,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$110,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas   
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$30,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Chicago$100,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427/435 Coupe194377S1149632017 RM Sothebys : Hershey $125,000$150,000
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Carlisle Auctions : Fall Carlisle   
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Louisville$125,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Louisville$57,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Louisville$75,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Dallas$85,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Dallas$80,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Dallas$70,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Harrisburg$100,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Denver$50,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Portland$170,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Portland$90,000  
1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2017 Leake Tulsa$64,000  
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$350,000  

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