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1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Coupe...
1965 Corvette Specifications
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Coupe - Long-Range Midyear
400,000+ Miles On It (And It Still Looks Great)
By Scott Ross, Photography by Jason Lewis
January 01, 2009
A Looker Going Away
Ever wonder just how good a low-optioned '65 Sting Ray coupe looks in back? See for yourself.
A Looker Going Away Ever wonder just how good a low-optioned '65 Sting Ray coupe looks i
Overhead-valve V-8, Gen I small-block (RPO L75)
One Carter 3697S four-barrel carburetor
300 @ 5,000 rpm (Advertised)
360 lb-ft @ 3,200 rpm (Advertised)
Original Muncie four-speed manual transmission (RPO M20) with console-mounted, factory-style shifter with reverse lockout
Production ’65 Sting Ray with Posi-traction (RPO G80), 3:36:1 gear ratio
Production ’65 Sting Ray
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
Production '65 Sting Ray buckets, upholstered with black vinyl
Original black nylon loop-pile
Optional Teakwood wheel (RPO N32), covered by lace-on leather cover
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
Optional GM Delco AM-FM radio (RPO U69)
Original GM Harrison heater/defroster unit; A/C provided by driver and/or passenger
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.
Bob Mcinturff Bob McInturff bought his '65 Sting Ray coupe as a daily driver in late 196
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