1958 Chevrolet Corvette XP-700

Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1958
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1959
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1959
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1959 - Original red
Chevrolet Corvette XP-700, 1959 - Original red
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XP-700 “Phantom” Corvette
Designed and built under the personal supervision of William (Bill) Mitchell, the wild-looking XP-700 used many regular Corvette components, such as the frame, chassis parts and engine. The fiberglass body was extensively redesigned with a ‘grand prix’ appearance. The long, low front overhang, large air scoops, exposed frontal areas and wire wheels with racing hubs were a few of the ‘grand prix’ touches. The bubble-shaped laminated plastic canopy – coated with vaporized aluminum to help block the sun’s rays – was one of the most memorable features of the car. A metal strut in the center of the canopy featured louvered vents, which enhanced circulation in the passenger compartment. Among the more exotic concepts: An overhead mirror, mounted above the windshield with a viewing porthole in the roof structure. The rear end styling influenced the second generation Corvette models.

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First shown in 1959, the Chevrolet XP-700 was revised in 1960 with a longer and smaller grille, extended tail and double bubble plastic roof, complete with a periscope rear-view mirror. The transparent canopy was like a one-way mirror, passengers could see out, but outsiders would see their own reflections. Originally painted red, the version that appeared during the 1961 Chicago Auto Show was finished in pearlescent silver, which matched the silver cockpit. The exposed side pipes were retained from the 1959 version, as was the rear wraparound bodylines that predicted the design used on the 1961-1962 production Corvette.

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МММ
25 декабря 2007 г.
Охуительная тачилооооо просто супер ...Одним словом ИПАЦО
dave
28 января 2008 г.
Is there still a XP-700 car still around.If so where?
matt
6 июня 2008 г.
we have one orig rare genuine shell and chassis of xp700 how much is ur offer
matt
6 июня 2008 г.
email me at matt_daimler2004@yahoo.com
bobby
30 марта 2009 г.
hello i know where there is a xp700 i can get it just want to know what they are going for
jack valkenburg
29 августа 2009 г.
i have a 1959 corvette with a xp700 nose not orginel
if your are interestet i can sent pictures
my e mail jack@valkenpower.com
ron miller
25 декабря 2009 г.
I am looking for all information, pictures,cars and or parts for the xp-700 prototype, reply to
ron miller c/o wisplvsta@hotmail.com
Stephen
27 декабря 2016 г.
My grandfather had one of these he sold it 1970 and he sold it for 1,200 dollars how mutch is that car worth
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