1971 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, Red on Red, LS6, 454/650hp TH400 Automatic, 2 Tops, PS, PDB


For Sale Used 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, Red on Red, LS6, 454/650hp TH400 Automatic, 2 Tops, PS, PDB | American Dream Machines Des Moines IA 50309
Convertible, Red on Red, LS6, 454/650hp TH400 Automatic, 2 Tops, PS, PDB
TH400 Automatic
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1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309515-245-9100

1971 Corvette Convertible, red on red roadster, 454/650hp, numbers matching TH400 Automatic, 2 tops, black canvas top and red hard top, power steering and power disc brakes. This red roadster is ready to put the rubber to the road with a freshly built, fire breathing 454 cubic inch big block that has been performance bored to a 496 cubic inch beast of a motor that is rated at 650hp with 610 pounds of torque at 6300rpm. (Dyno sheets included) This incredible car has been featured in three muscle car magazines.  Color code correct 973 Mille-Miglia Red over a gorgeous stingray body with excellent panel fitment. Color code correct 407 red vinyl interior in very nice condition. Rolling on 8 inch Corvette rally rims and Firestone white letter Wide-Oval tires. 


  • 71 Corvette, big block roadster with LS6 
  • Color code 973 correct Mille-Miglia Red paint
  • Extensive body restoration completed in 2005
  •  Painted red hard top 
  •  Nice heavy duty black canvas soft top 
  •  Remove-able padded roll bar
  • Featured in Super Chevy Magazine,
  •  Chevy High Performance magazine
  •  On the cover of Vette Magazine Dec. 20, 2015
  • Original Corvette rally wheels and Firestone wide-ovals


  • Very nice, color correct code 407, red original Corvette interior,
  • Very nice original uncut dash with clear crisp instrumentation 
  • Correct 6500rpm redline high hp big block tachometer
  • 4 point harness seat belts 


  •  Correct LS6 aluminum head engine  Correct CPX block
  •  Performance built to 498CI, 650HP and 610 torque, Dyno sheets included
  • 3963512 with correct date of L-7-70.
  • Matching VIN re-stamped according to NCRS standards 
  • Forged rotating assembly.
  • Factory aluminum cylinder heads are correct 3946074 date coded 1970 
  • Engine is 10.6 Pump-gas friendly
  •  Date code and numbers matching Heavy duty Turbo 400 automatic transmission
  •  Power steering and power disc brakes
  • Correct winters snowflake intake, manifold numbers,
  • Correct distributor w/ points eliminator
  • 1000CFM 4150 Holley carb


  •  Very nice undercarriage  
  •  Clean frame and floors 
  • Original, independent rear-end set-up with 3.90 gears and
  • Heavy-duty improvements to all the components. Toms Diffs axles. 
  •  New heavy duty exhaust

American Dream Machines
At American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quality 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.

1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309

Showroom 515-245-9100

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