Pristine 1972 Chevrolet Corvette LS5 454 4-Speed

red 1972 chevrolet corvette

When Chevrolet introduced the 1972 Corvette model, both enthusiasts and critics were not very excited about it due to GM’s decision to discontinue the aluminum headed LS6 engine and optional ZR-2 package. In fact, Chevrolet only offered 3 engines for the 1972 Corvette model, which was something unseen since 1956.

1972 chevrolet corvette ls5 454

We all know why GM was forced to do these changes, and considering the automobiles that entered the marked in 1972, the C3 Corvette was still great. After test driving the car, Tony DeLorenzo said: “You can’t get a better overall performance car. I’d be hard-pressed to find a better car for the money, then the ‘Vette”

c3 chevrolet corvette ls5 4-speed

Now let’s talk about this pristine 1972 Chevrolet Corvette we have here. Featuring a very rare color combination of Mille Miglia Red body and Saddle Interior, this C3 Vette looks fabulous. It has plenty of options and packs a numbers matching LS5 454 engine paired with a 4-speed, which is plenty of fun even with 270hp.

Check out the Ideal Classic Cars video to see this stunner all the way around.

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