The legend of the big block production Corvette started right here in ’65! And the one year only 396 was offered only in a “wild” solid lifter version.Striking would be a word that comes to mind upon viewing this #’s matching ’65 in person.
But, where most would expect to see a Red Corvette on a regular basis, what you wouldn’t regularly see is one with Red interior!The ’65 model year was a milestone for Corvette for a number of reasons. It was the first year for standard 4-wheel disc brakes, the last year for mechanical fuel injection and the introduction of the Mk IV 396ci big block engine!
Mike Vietro is one of the nation’s greatest Corvette authorities and sought-after speaker. He has been featured in dozens of magazines and newspaper articles, including Road & Track, Autoweek, Motor Trend, Primedia’s Vette and Corvette Fever, as well as several television shows and videos, such as Speedvision’s Classics network and Meguire’s broadcast network.
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About Corvette Mike Vietro
Mike fell in love with Corvettes as a teenager while pumping gas in the Boston suburb of Everett, Massachusetts and knew someday he would be heavily involved with them.