Easy Going: ’65 Corvette Stingray
Sometimes you find a near perfect car you’ve wanted for a long time. You find an example that is perhaps better than you expected but it has something you didn’t really want. Do you keep looking or do you buy it? We wanted a floor shift manual Fintail Mercedes for our project but stumbled across a really nice column shift. We learned to love it for what it is. Let’s apply this to today’s find, an all original, ’65 Corvette with 2-tops, real Kelsey-Hayes knock offs, leather seats and…an automatic transmission. It is powered by a stout 327cid, 300hp V8 so there is plenty of power to keep things interesting. They built about 2,300 Powerglide Stingrays and only 1,100 cars with Kelsey-Hayes knock offs. Assuming the car has documentation, it is a pretty rare ‘Vette. Finding one well-maintained and in original condition makes it even more rare. By the way, this is the first year Corvettes had 4-wheel disc brakes. The asking price reflects the slushbox for sure at an asking price of $42,500. Click here for the listing.