1966 Chevrolet Corvette Triple Black Wide Body


1966 Chevrolet Corvette Triple Black Wide Body

Triple Black Wide Body
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1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309515-245-9100

Ominous Triple Black 1966 Corvette Street Beast with a 427 big block and a bad attitude. Check out the amazing curves on this radical Corvette roadster.  This American Dream Machine is fresh out of the body shop with jet black mirror finish. The drop dead gorgeous body lines on this two top roadster are exquisite and complement 427 bulge hood and the freshly painted hard top like it came from the factory this way. The custom fabricated wide body allows for aggressive 17 inch Halibrand polished aluminum wheels with super wide 10 inch Michelin performance tires to fit under the fenders perfectly for drop dead good looks and putting the rubber to the road.  Under the hood is show quality engine compartment that houses a performance built 1967 date code 427 cubic inch engine with correct Winters intake.The block is rated at 390, but seems a lot stronger. This amazing car is launched by a Muncie 4 speed transmission and backed by a correct heavy duty big block rear end with correct half shafts and big block sway bar. The brand new factory side exhaust shines brilliantly with no rock chips and sounds awesome with that throaty block sound. New Hartz convertible top that is very high quality and has excellent fit and elegant good looks. This one of a kind wide body Corvette is pure eye candy and steals the show. 


  • Aggressive wide body roadster 
  • Professional Jet black paint job with no miles or road wear 
  • New re chromed bumpers 
  • Deep dish Halibrand polished wheels 
  • 10 inch Michelin performance tires 
  • Two tops, re-painted hard top
  • New expensive black Hartz soft top with perfect fit
  • New throaty side exhaust
  • New Corvette side exhaust system 


  • Very nice black interior
  • Newer seats and door panels 
  • Nice cockpit area with clear crisp gages 
  • New carpet and seat backs 
  • New Bluetooth stereo with new 6x9 speakers
  • New glove box  


  • Date code 427/390 cubic inch Corvette engine
  • Winter intake an new Billet valve covers
  • 4 wheel disc brakes 
  • Heavy duty big block suspension 
  • Big block sway bar and half shafts
  • Big block 4 core radiator 


  • New rebuilt front suspension 
  • Nicely detailed with clean frame and floors 


Wikipedia Information
"The Chevrolet Corvette, known colloquially as a Vette or Chevy Corvette, is a sports car manufactured by Chevrolet. The car has been produced through seven generations. The first model, a convertible, was introduced at the GM Motorama in 1953 as a concept show car. Myron Scott is credited for naming the car after the type of small, maneuverable warship called a corvette. Originally built in Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri since 1981, the Corvette has been manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky and is the official sports car of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. While always being an automobile known for speed and performance throughout its history, the Corvette has evolved throughout the generations into becoming the widely regardedalthough never officially declaredflagship model of the Chevrolet car brand."

"The second generation (C2) Corvette, which introduced Sting Ray to the model, continued with fiberglass body panels, and overall, was smaller than the first generation. The C2 was later referred to as mid-years. The car was designed by Larry Shinoda with major inspiration from a previous concept design called the "Q Corvette," which was created by Peter Brock and Chuck Pohlmann under the styling direction of Bill Mitchell. Earlier, Mitchell had sponsored a car known as the "Mitchell Sting Ray" in 1959 because Chevrolet no longer participated in factory racing. This vehicle had the largest impact on the styling of this generation, although it had no top and did not give away what the final version of the C2 would look like. The third inspiration was a Mako Shark Mitchell had caught while deep-sea fishing."

"With only 771 fuel-injected cars built in 1965, Chevrolet discontinued the option at the end of the '65 production, having introduced a less-expensive big block 396 engine rated at 425 hp in the middle of the production year and selling over 2,000 in just a few months. For 1966, Chevrolet introduced an even larger 427 cu in (7.00 L) Big Block version. Other options available on the C2 included the Wonderbar auto-tuning AM radio, AM-FM radio (mid-1963), air conditioning (late-1963), a telescopic steering wheel (1965), and headrests (1966). The Sting Ray's independent rear suspension was successfully adapted for the new-for-1965 Chevrolet Corvair, which solved the quirky handling problems of that unique rear-engine compact."

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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