A Looker Going Away Ever...
A Looker Going Away
Ever wonder just how good a low-optioned '65 Sting Ray coupe looks in back? See for yourself.
|>> ENGINE |
|Overhead-valve V-8, Gen I small-block (RPO L75) |
|DISPLACEMENT ||327 ci |
|COMPRESSION RATIO ||10.5:1 |
|INDUCTION ||One Carter 3697S four-barrel carburetor |
|MODIFICATIONS ||None |
|HORSEPOWER ||300 @ 5,000 rpm (Advertised) |
|TORQUE ||360 lb-ft @ 3,200 rpm (Advertised) |
|>> TRANSMISSION |
|Original Muncie four-speed manual transmission (RPO M20) with console-mounted, factory-style shifter with reverse lockout |
|REAREND ||Production ’65 Sting Ray with Posi-traction (RPO G80), 3:36:1 gear ratio |
|>> INTERIOR |
|Production ’65 Sting Ray |
|UPDATES ||Redesigned seats with larger seating surfaces and plastic seat backs, one-piece door panels with integral armrests, painted center-dash area (around clock and radio), gauges redesigned with black, flat faces |
|SEATS ||Production '65 Sting Ray buckets, upholstered with black vinyl |
|CARPETS ||Original black nylon loop-pile |
|STEERING WHEEL ||Optional Teakwood wheel (RPO N32), covered by lace-on leather cover |
|INSTRUMENTATION ||Production '65 Sting Ray gauge cluster (0- to 160-mph speedometer; 0- to 7,000-rpm tachometer (5,500-rpm redline); plus ammeter, fuel level, oil-pressure, and coolant-temperature gauges |
|SOUND SYSTEM ||Optional GM Delco AM-FM radio (RPO U69) |
|HVAC ||Original GM Harrison heater/defroster unit; A/C provided by driver and/or passenger |
Bob Mcinturff Bob McInturff...
Bob McInturff bought his '65 Sting Ray coupe as a daily driver in late 1966. Forty-two years later, he still drives it to and from work.