1968 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390

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Stock #
Engine Size
427 V8
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
427 V8
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual


Nut & Bolt Restored! # Matching, 427ci/390hp V8, Muncie 4-Speed, Factory Spec

1968 Chevrolet Corvette 427/390

VIN: 194378S426079

Check out this absolutely gorgeous 1968 Chevrolet Corvette! 1968 ushered in a new era America's sports car, introducing the C3 body style! This Corvette is a stunning example of the breed and its previous owner acquired it as a barn find with around 50,000 original miles. Afterwards, he brought this '68 back to its former glory with a no expense spared Nut and Bolt, Frame-Off Restoration! The restoration took 3 years and during the process, the body was completely stripped down and the frame was media blasted and powder coated. This Corvette was then refinished and reupholstered in it's Rare Factory Correct Exterior and Interior Colors! The seating was also upgraded to leather upholstery during the process! After the restoration was completed in 2020, the previous owner and his wife would take this '68 out to car shows, cruise-ins, and to lunch or dinner on beautiful days. Take a look at this C3's sweeping body lines, Silverstone Silver Exterior Paint with Removable T-Tops (both the painted and mirror t-tops are included), 15'' Rally Wheels with BFGoodrich Silvertown Radial Tires, Flip-Up Headlights, Fender Extractors, Chrome Bumpers, and Polished Trim all around! Inside, this Corvette is sporting Bucket Seating with Gunmetal Leather Upholstery, Gray Carpeting and Floor Mats, a 3-Spoke Steering Wheel, Stock Dashboard Gauges with a Speed Warning Speedometer, Center Console with Stock Auxiliary Gauges and a Clock, Push-Button Radio, along with ample storage space in the rear cargo area.

Powering this '68 Corvette is a Numbers Matching GM 427ci V8 Engine with '68 Correct Exhaust Manifolds and a '68 Correct Quadrajet 4-Barrel Carburetor sitting on top! This powerplant produces 390 Horsepower that's sent to the rear tires through a Numbers Matching Muncie M20 4-Speed Manual Transmission and an Independent Rear End with 3.08:1 Gears and Posi! This C3 is a blast to drive and you can cruise around with ease thanks to the Power Steering and 4-Wheel Disc Brakes! The undercarriage of this Corvette looks incredible like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Powder Coated Frame, Fiberglass Floorboards, Spare Tire Carrier (Spare Included), Brakes with New Brake Lines, Independent Front and Rear Suspension, along with the New Factory Style Dual Exhaust System!

This 1968 Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic classic that's sure to compliment any garage! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this stunning Corvette and it won't last long! Call us today before it's gone!

Thank you for your interest in this New Arrival. Our team is in the process of inspecting and servicing this vehicle. Please allow roughly 4-6 weeks once you have paid in full to accept delivery. Please contact a member of our sales team for more information.

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GM 427ci V8 Engine
Numbers Matching
390 Horsepower
Engine # 3935439
- Casting Date: "E238" (May/23rd/1968)
- Machine Date: 7/11/1968
- 1968-1969 Only Casting Number
- Vin: "18S42609"
- Car Built July/19th of 1968
Serial # T0711IL
Stock Cylinder Heads
Quadrajet 4-Barrel Carburetor
- Carb #: 7028209 FG
- Carb Is Correct for A 1968 Chevrolet with A Manual Transmission.
- Non-California

Muncie M20 4-Speed Manual Transmission
- Assembly date lines up with the vehicles build date.
Transmission # 3925660
- Suffix: P8C11
- Date: March/11th (1968 Model Year Specific)

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
Corvette Independent Rear end
- Ratio: 3.08:1
- Posi
- Stamping #: 1AT78 68W
- Above Stamping Decoded Is: First Shift, 3.08 Ratio with A 427 4 Speed, Assembled 7/8/1968 At Warren Assembly Plant.

Front Wheels - 15”
Rear Wheels - 15”
Front Tires - 215/60R15
Rear Tires - 235/70R15
- BFGoodrich Silvertown Radial Tires

Front Brakes - Disc
Rear Brakes - Disc

Power Steering

Dual Exhaust
- Factory Style Replacement


- Paint looks Great
- Chrome is in Good Shape
- Bumpers look Good
- Doors Operate Smoothly


- Spare Tire
- Frame Is Solid
- Exhaust is New
- Fiberglass Floorboards
- Frame is Finished Nicely
- Brake Lines are New
- Chin Spoiler looks Good


- Seats look Great
- Weatherstripping is in Good Condition
- Door Jambs are Clean
- Upholstery looks Great
- Dash is Clean
- Gauges are in Great Shape


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