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Mario's Tribute to Brother John's 1968 Corvette

1968 C3 Corvette Convertible

My brother John taking a test ride the day he bought a 1968 Corvette C3 convertible 327/350 4 speed.

Top down and ready to go.

Great condition and paint.

Back from his ride, the smile says it all.

Listening to the engine roar.

Going for a test drive.

Original black interior in pristine condition.

Rear chrome bumpers and paint are showroom condition.

Let’s go.

Me on the left next to my brother John.

Original 327ci 350hp V8 purring.

Close up of 327 V8.

Top up and in good condition.

Gleaming chrome front bumpers and shiny hood.

Great rear view with top up.

Headlights open fine.

Beautiful 1968 C3 Corvette. Good Luck in your new purchase John!

Sold! Keys and Owner’s Manual.

Granson Brandon in John's 68 Vette.

Let's go for a ride Uncle John.

Got to put sunglasses on to ride in this cool car!

My two brothers John and Frank with 73 Pontiac Grand Am and 68 Corvette.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Ad.

1968 Corvette Sales Brochure.


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1968 Corvette Promo Film


Driving 1968 Corvette Convertible.


1968 Corvette Red 427.


1968 Red Corvette Convertible



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Comments

Mario on Apr 15, 2022 said:

A great find is this 1968 Rally Red Corvette convertible, original 327ci 350hp 4 speed with original interior. The fiberglass body and paint are in great shape and car was always garaged. Underneath it's clean with many new items, springs, shocks, 4 new tires. My brother John saw it and bought it the same day before it went public. 1968 is the first year of the C3 totally redesigned and the body style will last for 50 years. Good Luck John and enjoy this fun drive and going to all the car shows!

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57timemachine on Apr 18, 2022 said:

Mario, there is no denying that the 1968 Vette is one real sweet ride. Beautiful car with one of Chevy's best engines, the 327 small block. The four speed is just the icing on the cake. Cheers to you and your brother.

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Mario on Apr 20, 2022 said:

Thank you George I agree the 327 is a classic V8 and in a 68 Corvette it's awesome. I hope to join my brother in many car shows this summer. Will post pictures. Cheers!

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ghpcnm on Apr 19, 2022 said:

Thumbs up !!! The C3 Vettes with the chrome bumpers are highly collectible. Red is the best color for the C3, IMO. The venerable 327 is a bulletproof classic. That's a beautiful car that should garner lots of attention at the shows.

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Mario on Apr 20, 2022 said:

Thanks Dave, the chrome bumpers are really sharp especially on the red paint. And a 327 convertible to boot! It is an eye catcher. Cheers!

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azmusclecar on Apr 22, 2022 said:

My, my, my......what an eye poppin delight that 68 is. One of my first fast rides in a car was with a neighbor who had a Chevelle with the 327/350 horse.

That thing romped.

So let's see if I have this right: It's a Corvette It has chrome bumpers It has a high hp engine It's red (arrest me red) It has gears you row It has a top that goes down It has a top that goes up

Need I go on????????????

It's ALL GOOD.....let the fun begin......

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Mario on Apr 23, 2022 said:

Thanks Rob, that about sums it up! All good and I'm happy this 68 Corvette has joined my family.

It's springtime and cars shows are starting to pop up! This will be a great show car! Cheers!

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