1958 Chevrolet Corvette 283/245 dual quads


1958 Chevrolet Corvette 283/245 dual quads

283/245 dual quads
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1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309515-245-9100

1958 Signet Red on Red Corvette Roadster, show car with gorgeous paint, new chrome and new red interior.  Correct 283/245hp dual quad engine and 4-speed transmission. One year only trunk chrome spears and louvered hood. This little red Corvette is pure eye candy, painted in a beautiful shade of Signet Red over a gorgeous fiberglass body with great panel fit. This jewel is embellished with lots of new chrome, new bumpers front and back, new grill, windshield chrome and side trim. The interior is absolutely amazing with new Al Knoch seat covers and door panels, new door handles and dash pad. Rare power window car and the cockpit area is like new. According to the previous owner, this red roadster has only 79,150 miles and this could be accurate based on the overall condition of the car. New red carpet and original Wonderbar radio are in wonderful condition. Topped off by a new Al Knoch white top.  Under the one year only louvered hood is very detailed engine compartment showcasing 283/245hp engine with dual 4 barrel carburetors, correct air cleaner and ignition shielding. This incredible work of art on four wheels is rolling on new chrome spinner cap wheel covers and Coker wide white tires.


  • Painted in a beautiful shade of Signet red with white coves
  • Lots of new chrome front to back, including grill
  • New bumpers front and back
  • New windshield chrome and side trim
  • New Al Knoch dated white soft top
  • Rolling on steel wheels
  • New chrome spinner cap wheel covers
  • Coker P205/70R15 wide white tires


  • The interior is absolutely amazing
  • New Al Knoch seat covers and door panels
  • New door handles and dash pad
  • Rare power window car
  • The cockpit area is like new
  • According to the previous owner this red roadster has only 79150 miles
  • New red carpet
  • Original Wonderbar radio in wonderful condition


  • Very detailed engine compartment
  • Correct CT suffix code 283/245hp engine with dual 4 barrel carburetors, build date is May 1958 with casting number 3737739
  • Correct air cleaner and ignition shielding
  • 4 speed  manual transmission


  • Clean solid solid and intact

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. 
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1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309

Showroom 515-245-9100

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