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AutoHunter Spotlight: 427-Powered 1968 Corvette

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this low-mileage 1968 Chevrolet Corvette coupe powered by a 390-horsepower 427 four-barrel. An M21 four-speed manual transmission. Features include power four-wheel disc brakes, removable roof panels and rear window, AM/FM radio, Rallye wheels, and more. Finished in red with a black vinyl interior, this big-block Vette comes from the selling dealer with the original fuel tank sticker and a clear title.

The original hue for this Corvette was code 976 LeMans Blue. Features include removable roof panels, rear-mounted antenna, chrome driver-side rear-view mirror, and chrome exhaust tips. A walk-around video can be seen below.

A set of 15-inch Rally wheels is wrapped in Street Hawk Radial SR60 tires.

The cockpit features two black vinyl bucket seats. Other features include a center console with manual transmission shifter, and AM/FM radio.

The instrument panel consists of a 160-mph speedometer, 7,000-rpm tachometer, and gauges for the fuel, coolant temperature, oil pressure, and battery voltage. A clock is also included with the set of gauges. The odometer currently reads 45,927 miles, which is reportedly original.

The reportedly numbers-matching L36 427 four-barrel was factory-rated at 390 horsepower. The engine features chrome valve covers and air cleaner housing. It is backed by a close-ratio M21 four-speed manual transmission.

This 1968 Corvette features a four-wheel independent suspension with rear-drive axle and power four-wheel disc brakes. Of course, a dual exhaust system handles the emissions. The seller reports the original fuel tank sticker is present.

The auction for this 427-powered 1968 Chevrolet Corvette coupe ends Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. (PDT).

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.


  1. 1968 very nice while I owned a 1969 427 390 convertible with hardtop solid lifter nice cam power ratio silver color and green vinyl interior $3800 paid by me to friend of father goodyear atomic piketon ohio thank you for the memories.


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