1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster / E57S105940 Chassis Information

1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 photograph

1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 photograph

1957 Chevrolet Corvette C11957 Chevrolet Corvette C1
Roadster
Chassis #: E57S105940
Sold for $115,000 at 2014 Mecum - Monterey.
Sold for $107,250 at 2018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale.
The 1957 Chevrolet Corvette was available with optional Rochester Ram Jet fuel injection, which boosted horsepower to 283 BHP, giving it the magical 1-horsepower-per-cubic-inch mark. For the first time, a new 4-speed manual transmission was offered. The 283/283 HP small block and 4.11 rear end gears gave the 1957 Corvette a zero-to-60 MPH time in under 6 seconds. This particular example has all those features. In 2004, it was given a frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration with just 400 miles driven since the work was completed. The car is date-code and period-correct throughout, including its matching-numbers Rochester fuel-injected V8 engine, Borg Warner T10 4-speed and 4.11 Positraction. It is finished in Aztec Copper paint which is the second-rarest finish in 1947, with just 457 customers for this color scheme. It is trimmed with Beige coves, a Beige power soft top and matching Beige interior.
By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2014

2018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$100,000-$150,000 
Sale Price :
$107,250

2014 Mecum - Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$150,000-$165,000 
Sale Price :
$115,000

2018 28
2017 28
2016 25
2015 27
2014 23
2013 32
2012 34
2011 28
2010 28
2009 24

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$104,128$522,50028
2017$93,432$450,00028
2016$158,043$1,815,00025
2015$108,665$220,00027
2014$91,907$160,00023
2013$91,686$193,60032
2012$90,015$322,50034
2011$84,702$187,00028
2010$118,825$750,00028
2009$94,823$250,00024

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $69,300
  2018 Mecum : 2018 Chicago
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 'Fuel-Injected' 283/283
Chassis#: E57S106189
Sold for $159,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 283/245 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E57S101909
Sold for $90,200
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 'Fuel-Injected'
Chassis#: VE57S103453
Sold for $137,500
  2018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster
Chassis#: E57S103654
Sold for $106,400
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Big Brake Airbox
Chassis#: E57S105073
Sold for $522,500
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1
Chassis#: E57S102614
Sold for $66,497
  2018 Silverstone Auctions : Silverstone Classic Sale
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $79,200
  2018 Mecum : Portland
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E57S101555
Sold for $102,300
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE
Chassis#: E57S104740
Sold for $58,300
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 327/245 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E57S104246
Sold for $77,000
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 283/283HP Roadster
Chassis#: E57S100398
Sold for $71,680
  2018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $101,750
  2018 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 283/245 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E57S102507
Sold for $71,500
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E57S104039
Sold for $75,900
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 'Fuel-Injected'
Chassis#: E57S105940
Sold for $107,250
  2018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 image  1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 image  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $79,200
  2018 Mecum : Houston
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Sold for $106,700
  2018 Mecum : Houston
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette
Sold for $75,000
  2018 GAA : Spring Sale
 
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Chassis#: E57S101437
Sold for $72,600
  2018 Mecum : Los Angeles
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Dallas$82,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle   
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle   
1957 Chevrolet Corvette ConvertibleE57S1050902018 Mecum : Monterey$80,000$110,000$140,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette ConvertibleE57S1026462018 Mecum : Monterey$65,000$100,000$125,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette ConvertibleE57S1026462018 Mecum : Monterey$70,000$100,000$125,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Portland$35,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Denver$75,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Indianapolis$72,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Big Brake Airbox 2018 Mecum : Indianapolis$400,000$400,000$600,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Indianapolis$100,000$120,000$125,000
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 283/270 CONVERTIBLEE57S1019092018 BarrettJackson : Palm Beach   
1957 Chevrolet CorvetteE57S1007162018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale $75,000$80,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Houston   
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLEE57S1025072018 Premier Auction Group$63,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Kansas City$66,000  
1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTEE57S1003982018 GpK Auctions Atlantic City$60,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$51,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$65,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Chicago$62,500  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel-Injected 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $150,000$175,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $65,000$75,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel-Injected RoadsterE57S1022812017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $275,000$325,000
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Big Brake AirboxE57S1050732017 Mecum : Monterey$475,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Removable Hard top 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Big Brake Airbox 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$395,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$86,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Resto Mod 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$110,000  
1957 Chevrolet Corvette ConvertibleE57S1012512017 Mecum : Los Angeles$70,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11954 Roadster
Chassis Num: E54S001010
Engine Num: 3835911-0057980F54YG
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11954 Roadster
Chassis Num: E54S004221
Engine Num: 0769197F54YG
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11956 Convertible
Chassis Num: E56S002548
Engine Num: 04355082F56GR
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11956 Convertible
Chassis Num: E56S003291
Engine Num: 0525707F56GV
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 1240
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 6338
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11957 Roadster
Chassis Num: E57S 105176
Engine Num: F612EL
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11957 Roadster
Chassis Num: E57S 105626
Engine Num: F424 EG VC
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11960 Convertible
Chassis Num: 00867S 103675
Engine Num: T0919D
Chassis information for the Chevrolet Corvette C11961 Convertible
Chassis Num: 10867S105619
Engine Num: 1105619


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