Chevrolet Corvette Fuel-Injected Racing Car

There are only a handful of 1961 fuel injected competition-oriented Corvettes ordered new with the 315 bhp RPO 582 fuel-injected 283 V-8 and the RPO 687 heavy-duty brake and suspension option.

This car was auctioned off by RM Auctions in August of 2011 at the Portola Hotel & Spa and Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California.

283 cu. in. V-8 engine, Rochester mechanical fuel injection, Muncie four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with unequal-length A-arms, coil springs and anti-roll bar, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and anti-roll bar, and RPO 687 four-wheel hydraulic ventilated drum brakes. Wheelbase: 102"

Source: RM Auctions

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