Some Corvettes leave the factory and are immediately put to work on either the racetrack or the drag strip, while others are destined to sit in a garage under a sheet in some car collector’s garage. This 1967 Corvette set to be sold by Mecum in Austin is a perfect example of the typical garage queen Corvette, built to serve as a GM Display Vehicle at the 1967 Riverside Grand Prix in California.
The Rally Red C2 is in pristine condition and is recognized by the National Corvette Certification Board as being 95-100% of typical factory production specifications. The car has also received the NCRS Duntov Award of Excellence for its condition and is well document, with a the original dealer copy of the order and the ownership history since new .
Under the hood is the sought after tri-carb 427 V8 engine, hooked up to a 4-speed close ratio transmission. The car also features rally wheels with Redline tires and a special tank sticker certifying it as a 1967 Riversdie Grand Prix show car.
Check out the listing here for additional information and photos before the car goes under the gavel at Mecum Austin on December 12.