1971 Chevrolet Corvette for sale 101222500
1971 Chevrolet Corvette
$48,900
Daniel Schmitt and Co.
(888) 973-6947
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1971 Chevrolet Corvette

Coupe Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074

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Classic Car Overview

Spectacular condition

Only one owner from new

Only 24,597 actual miles!

Just acquired through a respected Corvette specialist and former NCRS Judge


Numbers matching 454ci LS5 V8 engine with 365hp

  • Assembly date code: T0901CPH
  • VIN stamp:  C11S1022359


Numbers matching Muncie M21 4-speed transmission

  • Transmission number P1P01B
  • Transmission VIN stamp: C11S102359


Date code correct (3.36:1) rear end

  • Casting date: G230 (July 23, 1970)
  • Assembly date: AX W237 (August 25, 1970)


Date code correct components throughout

  • Alternator date code: 0M1
  • Carburetor date code: 2190
  • Expansion tank date code: 70H
  • Distributor date code: 0G9
  • Windshield date code: UT (July 1970)
  • Side door glass codes: NT (January 1970)
  • Rear glass code: GT (April 1970)
  • All four wheels dated August 1970


Options include:

  • LS5 454ci 365hp engine
  • M21 Muncie 4-speed
  • N40 Power Steering
  • J50 Power Assisted Brakes
  • U69 AM/FM Radio
  • 15” Steel Wheels
  • All Original GM 4-Clip Wheel Trim Rings
  • New Firestone Wide Oval Tires


Stunning factory color combination

Outstanding documentation includes owner’s manual and original owner’s manual sleeve, original registration, original safety inspection, original protect-o-plate and the original factory build sheet!

Recently serviced

Performs wonderfully

An ideal candidate for NCRS survivor class judging

One of the best largely original and highly documented examples that can be found on the market today!

A dream for the Corvette collector or enthusiast

The incredible 1971 Chevrolet Corvette LS5 Stingray Coupe featured here is finished in the factory correct color combination of War Bonnet Yellow over an unrestored black interior. This particular example was sold new in December 1970 through Bill Sight Chevrolet in Kansas City, Missouri and was meticulously maintained by its original owner for most of its life. The LS5 was recently uncovered by a Corvette specialist and former NCRS judge who procured the LS5 from the family of the original owner. A thorough inspection revealed that the with the exception of a single respray the Stingray is completely unrestored and original. The numbers matching 454ci 365hp V8 engine is still present and is even equipped with the original cooling fan and fan clutch. Original hose clamps can also be observed in the engine compartment and various components from the alternator, carburetor, expansion tank, distributor and all four 15” steel wheels are date code correct. All the while a mere 24,597 miles are present on the odometer. With such incredible unrestored condition, single ownership provenance and excellent documentation this LS5 Corvette Stingray is an ideal candidate for NCRS preservation class judging and is sure to bring many years of enjoyment to its future caretaker. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or info@schmitt.com for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

Trades welcome! Financing available. Please visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    1943715102359
  • Classic Car ID
    101222500
  • Stock Number
    407256
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    Coupe
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Condition
    Finished
  • Mileage
    24,597 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Yellow
  • Custom Color
    War Bonnet Yellow

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