1968 Chevrolet Corvette for sale 101030917
1968 Chevrolet Corvette
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1968 Chevrolet Corvette

Convertible Car for sale by Hendrick Performance in Charlotte, North Carolina 28262

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Classic Car Overview

For 1968 the Corvette sported a completely redesigned body and interior.  The results were a sleek, curvaceous body that was an instant hit.  Typical for Corvette, the aggressive body work covered the potent engine underneath.  The thundering power-plant of this 1968 Corvette Convertible is the legendary L71 427 cubic-inch big block with the ultra-rare L89 option that added aluminum cylinder heads.  Only 624 L89 Corvettes were ever produced making this one of the most sought after C3s’ made.  Mated to the close-ratio 4-speed manual and posi-traction rear axle this Corvette is all about performance.  It's hard not to stare at the striking Lemans Blue paint or equally stunning bright blue interior – all in exceptional condition.  A rare soft-top-delete roadster, the Corvette Convertible is equipped with a removeable auxiliary hard top.  This is one of those cars you must see in person to fully appreciate.  From top to bottom, this Corvette coupe has every detail carefully worked out and performs just as good as it looks.  The chassis, suspension, braking, and drivetrain systems have all passed an intensive and thorough inspection by one of our trained restoration specialists, so you can have peace of mind and enjoy driving this powerful and beautiful car.  A plethora of historical documents will be included with the car including the original Tank Sticker, original Protect-O-Plate Warranty Booklet, original Owner’s Manual, original Retail Instalment Contract, copy of the original Car Invoice as well as a multitude of ownership and service records!  Here is your chance to own a piece of big-block Corvette history that is ready for show or go.  As any C3 collector will tell you – documentation is paramount when looking to buy any car purporting to be a 427 from factory.  Don’t let this documented factory L89 Corvette pass you by!



Stock Number:  HC1555

VIN:  194678S413001

Miles:  48,596 miles showing on the odometer (this vehicle will be sold as mileage EXEMPT)

Engine:  Numbers Matching 427CI L89 V8 with 435 Horsepower

Engine Block Number:  3916321

Engine Casting Date:  L187 (December 18, 1967)

Engine Stamp Pad:  L0226IU  18S413001 (427 CI/435 HP Aluminum Heads/Manual Transmission)

Transmission:  4-Speed Manual (18S413001 P8321 Stamped on Transmission)

Trim Tag Info:  Build date H04 (March 4, 1968 St. Louis, MO) Paint Code 976 (Lemans Blue) Trim Code 411 (Dark Blue Vinyl)

Rear Axle:  2AZ21368W (February 13, 1968)

Equipment:  L89 Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Three Holley Two-Barrel Carburetors, Special-Performance Camshaft, Four-Wheel Disc Brakes, Transistor Ignition System, 3:55 Posi-Traction Axle, 4-Speed Close Ratio Transmission, Auxiliary Hard Top, AM/FM Radio, Tinted Glass

Items Included with the Car:  Original Tank Sticker, Original Protect-O-Plate Warranty Booklet, Original Owner’s Manual, Original Retail Instalment Contract, Copy of Original Car Invoice, Copy of Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin, Reproduction Corvette Brochure, Auxiliary Hard Top 

Condition Code:  (2) * (see condition code chart for explanation of category codes 1-5)

Warranty:  This vehicle is being sold AS-IS


To learn more about condition codes, the term “numbers matching”, conditions of sale, and Hendrick Performance, please see the bottom of this page for details and clarification. 

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Condition
  • Mileage
    48,596 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

Dealer Disclosure
The Term “Numbers Matching” used in our descriptions refers to an engine that has an: engine block casting number and date, engine assembly date and suffix code, and engine VIN/serial number that are present in a manner that is consistent with build sequence of the described vehicle. Numbers Matching does not promise or guarantee originality of the engine. Conditions of Sale: This vehicle is represented as accurately as possible and to the best of our knowledge at the time of listing. Content for window sticker is based on inspection, research, or information provided from previous owners. It is the customer’s sole responsibility to verify the accuracy of any claims to originality, history, equipment, or other information provided. Hendrick Motorsports Performance Group is not responsible for misprints in content or pricing. All vehicles are sold AS IS unless otherwise noted. Hendrick Motorsports Performance Group reserves the right to change pricing without notice at any time. Pricing does not include any state tax, tag, title, and registration fees, or dealer fees ($399 dealer administrative fee will also be charged on each transaction). *Condition Code Chart: 1. Excellent: Show car, freshly restored to like-new or better condition, also could be a very low-mileage excellent condition survivor or late-model vehicle 2. Great: Older frame-off or very nice frame-on restoration, could be a low-mileage great condition survivor or late-model vehicle, the nicest condition car most people would feel comfortable driving to shows or for special occasions 3. Good: Driver quality, at first glance a car that appears to be in great condition, a closer inspection will reveal minor flaws in the paint and interior, the undercarriage and engine bay normally looks unrestored. These cars are mechanically sound, fully functional, and are normally enjoyed on the weekends and for special occasions in good weather. 4. Fair: A car that starts up and runs but is in need some mechanical and cosmetic work in order to be enjoyed on a regular basis 5. Poor: Restoration project, a car that needs to be totally restored

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