DREAMCARS Mount Dora, Fla. (352) 385-1945
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SORRY, YOU MISSED A
SPECTACULAR BUY! SOLD
TO JEFFERSON PARISH, LA.
CORVETTE STING RAY COUPE
OUR CAR IS FINISHED IN MARINA BLUE
WITH BLACK STANDARD INTERIOR. IT HAS BASIC EQUIPMENT INCLUDING SOFT RAY TINTED
GLASS, AM/FM RADIO, FOUR-SPEED TRANSMISSION, POSITRACTION, POWER DISC BRAKES,
N32 ('66) TEAKWOOD STEERING WHEEL, AND WHITEWALL RADIAL TIRES. THIS IS A
MATCHING NUMBER CAR. RECENTLY
RE-RESTORED PAINT AND SUSPENSION. THE ENGINE STILL RETAINS THE
ORIG. STICKERS AND MARKINGS. THIS CAR, IN THIS CONFIGURATION,
MAKES A PERFECT DRIVER
AND THE ULTIMATELY BALANCED "PERFORMANCE CAR"- THAT YOU CAN STILL DRIVE ON STANDARD
PUMP GASOLINE. ANOTHER SALES POINT IS THAT SOME EVEN SAY
THE FASTBACK COUPE IS BETTER LOOKING
THAN THE CONVERTIBLE.
FAVORITE SPORTSCAR" IN A STUNNING VERSION OF THE FASTBACK
THERE ARE THOSE THAT ARGUE THAT THE 1967 IS THE BEST OF THE LAST BECAUSE IT WAS THE LAST OF THE "MID-YEAR VETTES"
AND THE STYLING WAS 'CLEANED UP BY ADDING FIVE FUNCTIONAL FENDER
LOUVERS TO THE LOWER FENDERS. THOUGH STANDARD EQUIPMENT INCLUDED
RALLY WHEELS, ODOMETER, CLOCK, FULL CARPETING, WHEEL TRIM RINGS,
TACH, FULL VINYL INTERIOR AND BUCKET SEATS IT WAS THE SMALL
CHANGES THAT GOT ALL THE ATTENTION. THE PARKING BRAKE HANDLE
WAS MOVED IN-BETWEEN THE SEATS, A BACK-UP LIGHT WAS ADDED OVER
THE LICENSE PLATE, DESIGNERS REMOVED ALMOST ALL THE BADGES,
IT GOT A DIFFERENT UPHOLSTERY PATTERN, NEW INTERIOR KNOBS, AND
THE BASE ENGINE WAS NOW BOOSTED TO 300 H.P. (10:05:01 COMPRESSION).
IT IS ALSO A LITTLE KNOWN FACT THAT BASE MODELS CARRIED A THREE-SPEED
TRANSMISSION (THOUGH CONSIDERED RARE -ONLY 424 CARS BUILT THAT
WAY- THIS IS ONE OF THE FEW TIMES WHERE RARITY DOES NOT EQUATE
TO DESIRABILITY IN ANYONE'S BOOK.)
THE 1967 CORVETTE IS KNOWN TO BE ONE OF THE GREAT IRONIES OF CHEVROLET
HISTORY....IT WAS NOT
EVEN SUPPOSED TO EXIST
AS IT WAS SET TO DEBUT AS
WHOLE NEW MODEL
AFTER A HOST OF PRODUCTION PROBLEMS (THAT FOLLOWED THE 1968 INTO
EXISTENCE)- THE 1967 WAS NOTHING MORE THAN A CLEANED UP '66 MODEL....
MASSAGED, PERFECTED AND RE-INTRODUCED FOR THE 1967 MODEL YEAR.
FOR THAT REASON IS CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE THE SINGLE MOST COLLECTIBLE OF ALL THE MODELS. THIS CAR IS A
GREAT CAR ~ REDUCED.... SOLD
By 1967 Anti-Establishment
feelings were beginning to build all across America....even at
the Movies. Big Budget Hollywood Productions like "The Dirty
Dozen", and "Bonnie and Clyde" packed the Movie
Houses. Lee Marvin led
blood thirsty group
murderers, rapists and anti-social psychopaths in an alleged true
story about covert action against the Nazi's in "The Dirty
Dozen" while a pair of murdering 1930 Bank Robbers were made
into cinematic Super Heroes in "Bonnie and Clyde". Who
could forget chain-gang prisoner Paul Newman in "Cool Hand
Luke"?? (....."What we have here is a failure to communicate").
Or, Sidney Portier in "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner"?.
..Exploiting the controversy around mixed marriages. For me though....
who could ever forget gorgeous Catherine Ross, comely Anne Bancroft
and super nerd-like Dustin Hoffman in "The Graduate"
bedding the world's first MILF "hot mom". Muhammad Ali isn't able to say much
today but, in 1967 he was spouting out poems at every interview. He was one of
the First Personalities to refuse to comply to the U.S. Draft saying, "No Viet
Cong ever called me a Nigger". The World Boxing Association subsequently
stripped him of his title, fined him $10,000 and then the Fed's sentenced him to
5 years in prison. The U.S. Supreme Court later overturned the conviction but
Ali's ball-like fame has lived on in infamy. Top albums would be " Sgt. Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Beatles), " Greatest Hits" by Diana Ross & the
Supremes, and "Ode to Billie Joe"
with Bobbie Gentry. TV closed a conservative broadcast year
with Top Shows being "The Lucy Show" (Lucille Ball),
"Bonanza" (Michael Landon), The Red Skeleton Hour"
and "The Andy Griffith Show". The Brothers Smother got
in trouble for openly criticizing the Vietnam War on the "Smothers
Brothers Comedy Hour" resulting in guest; Pete Seger being
bumped from the show by CBS for singing "Waist Deep In The
Big Muddy" (a hardcore Anti-War song). However, you're more
likely to remember Sally Field as "The Flying Nun" or
"Gentle Ben" (Clint Howard) and his pet bear. But, the
a sad note
would tally over 17,000 soldiers losing their lives in Vietnam,
since 1961, by the close of 1967. The Vietnam War would take its
toll, ultimately erasing over 67,000 American lives. The bright spot in 1967 history
was, indeed, the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray.