1981 convertible conversion
• 4 Speed • 350 Small Block • 72k Original Miles • Gold Exterior • Tan Leather Interior • Air Conditioning • Power Windows • Power Locks • Power Steering • Alloy Wheels • New Tires • New Top • Rare!!
The Story: This is a rare car. In 1981 some investors got together and purchased nine Corvettes off the GM line and sent them to Perfection Auto in Port Moody, British Columbia. There were several guys working there that worked on the convertible line at GM, which was shut down in 1975. There were no convertibles from that point until 1984. The owner of the company in Port Moody was Phil Hardy who passed away 5 years ago. This car and 8 others were converted into convertibles and were supposedly given to the top 9 VP's in the company. The gentleman I purchased the car from had it for 15 years and did not have any documentation to back this up. I actually spoke to the president of the NCRA in Canada and he did say there were some investors that purchased the cars, but could not find any documentation of them going to the VPs. The car is actually titled as a convertible. The top is the same as the 1975's. You do not see this body style in convertible much at all. And if you do it's a custom job, and the title will not reflect that it is a convertible. It truly is an interesting car!!
Ride and drive is perfect. No rust and no disappointments! I forgot to reset the date on my camera when taking the pictures. They current pictures. Thanks!
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