1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309515-245-9100
Stunning Venetian Red with white coves 1957 Corvette roadster with rare Rochester fuel injection and Muncie 4 speed transmission. 1957 was a ground breaking year for Corvette and its 283 c.i. V8 powerplant producing 283 horsepower when ordered with fuel injection as well as later year models being offered with the Muncie 4 speed manual transmission. The sports car world was forever changed with this beautifully sculpted roadster and its totally unique driving experience. This Corvette received a comprehensive restoration including high quality paint, new chrome grill, bumpers, headlight bezels, taillight housings, emblems and stainless trim. The interior features new concours quality upholstery, door panels, carpet, dash pad and chrome trim. Factory tach and gauges have been restored and are clear and crisp. The tan convertible top works flawlessly with new chrome latches and weatherstripping. Wide whitewall tires and new Corvette spinner hubcaps finishes off this iconic American Dream Machine perfectly.
Venetian Red paint with white coves that has been rubbed to a deep shine
Excellent gaps and body lines
New chrome bumpers, grill, headlight bezels, taillight housings and emblems
New side stainless trim
Tan convertible top with new hardware and weatherstripping
New wide whitewall tires and Corvette spinner hubcaps
New red seat upholstery, door panels and carpet.
Restored tach and gauges
Restored steering wheel and horn center
Beautifully painted dash with new dash pad
Amazing attention to detail in the engine compartment
Very rare 283 c.i. engine with 283 horsepower casting number 3731548 Suffix code F2I9EL
Rochester fuel injection unit 1753
Winters intake manifold 7014520
Chrome ignition shielding
9 fin aluminum Corvette script valve covers
Muncie 4 speed transmission casting 3851325
Stock rearend with highway gears
Super solid and intact
Cleaned and painted frame
American Dream Machines At American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quailty classic cars and trucks in stock and for sale. We have everything from Corvettes to Cadillacs, Camaros, Mustangs, Mopars, GTOs, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers and exotic sports cars. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1950s to the 1970s. Our inventory is diverse and continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 Goal is to make you, our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced staff and with Midwest values and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any of our classics that you are considering getting in the drivers seat of. Our phone number is (515)-245-9100 and we are centrally located in the heartland of America, in Des Moines Iowa. American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have over 10 active Mechanic hoists, a body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.