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Not much changed for the 1959 Corvette.  For the most part it was a refined 58 Corvete.  Standard features included; seat belts, dual exhaust, tachometer, outside rearview mirror, and an electrical clock.  In addition, the interior offered new bucket seats and door panels.  

The 1959 Corvette with 250 horsepower and fuel-injection reached 60 mph in 7.8 seconds.  The 290 horsepower fuel-injection upgrade reached 60 mph in 6.8 seconds, with a top speed of 124 mph.  Road and Track labeled the 1959 Corvette as "a pretty package with all the speed and then some."

Engine Facts:
Standard engine: V8, 283 cid, 230 horsepower @ 4800 rpm
Optional Engine #1: V8, 283 cid, 245 horsepower, two four-barrell carburetor
Optional Engine #2: V8, 283 cid, 250 horsepower, rochester fuel injection
Optional Engine #3: V8, 283 cid, 270 horsepower, two four-barrell carburetors

Optional Engine #4: V8, 283 cid, 290 horsepower, rochester fuel injection

Chassis Facts:
The wheelbase was 102 inches, while the overall length was 177.2 inches

Options Available:

AM Radio -
$149.80
Four-speed manual transmission -
$188.30
Heater -
$102.25
Windshield Washer -
$16.15
Parking Brake Signal -
$5.40
Powerglide Automatic Transmission -
$199.10
Auxiliary Hardtop -
$236.75
Electric Power Windows -
$59.20
Metallic Brakes -
$26.90
Positraction axle with 3.7:1 ratio-
$48.45
Hydraulic Folding Top Mechanism -
$139.90
Courtesy Lights -
$6.50
White sidewall tires -
$31.55
Five 15 x 5.5 inch wheels -
??
283, 290 Fuel-Injected engine -
$484.20
Optional Cover Color -
$16.15
283, 245 horsepower dual four carburetors -
$150.65
283, 270 horsepower dual four carburetors and Duntov camshaft -
$182.95
283, 250 horsepower with fuel injection -
$484.20
Sun Shades -
$10.80
 

 

Pricing in 1959:
$3,875.00

Total Production:
9,670

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1959 vette

1959 Corvette Convertible (not original, but unique)

LS1 motor, 4l60E tranny, C-4 front and rear with coil overs with 96 gran sport calipers, boyd smoothie 2 polished wheels with 18x8 front 20x10 rear with BF Goodrich tires.

From Dennis Oakley in PA.

black stallion

1959 Corvette Convertible w/ tube chassis and C-4 drivetrain ands suspension, LT-1 V-8 with automatic overdrive transmission, pwr steering, 4 wheel power disc brakes, ac, digital dash, leather interior, and a cloth black top. The black paint is amazing. Has ghost flames in the silver coves. 17" wheels with new ZR rated tires. The Corvette is new all over and drives like a new late model Corvette. The workmanship of this Corvette is amazing. This is a real '59 Corvette convertible, NOT a kit car

AWESOME RIDE!!!

From Adam Gunther in GA.


 

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