For sale in our detroit showroom is a shiny, 1961 Chevrolet Corvette convertible. 1961 marked the first year for an updated front fascia for the Corvette which removed the "teeth" from the grill area. This specific Corvette is dressed in roman red with an onyx black leather interior. In 1961, only 1,794 Corvettes were produced in roman red and even fewer of them being convertibles. This Corvette's power plant has been beefed up to a period correct, 327 cid v8 pumping out around 365 horsepower. This potent motor is paired to a borg-warner t-10 4-speed manual transmission that shifts effortlessly. The rear end has also been upgraded to a 4.56 gear which allows this vette to jump right off the line with neck-snapping torque. The interior on this Corvette is sporting it's all original look with an upgraded onyx black leather interior which gives you a nostalgic feeling every time you are behind the wheel. This Corvette comes with many new features including a new top, new holley 650cfm carburetor, new clutch and a newly built transmission. Whether it is driving down your favorite winding road with the top down or cruising down to your local car show, this first generation Corvette is sure to please its next owner. For more information on this vehicle including hd photos and video, please visit or call to speak with one of our knowledgeable and friendly staff at .