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The 1956 Corvette underwent a slight facelift.  The headlamps were thrusted out comparable to the Mercedes-Benz 300SL gullwing coupe.  The fenders were new and the headlights were made of chrome.  Also to note that was added was exterior door handles.

The 1956 Corvette averaged 150.583 mph at Daytona's Flying Mile.  A 225 horsepower 1956 Corvette was able to go from 0-60 in 7.3 seconds, and from 0-100 in 20.7 seconds.  Obviously both numbers were a step up from the 1955 Corvette.

Engine Facts:
The inline six cylinder engine was no longer an available engine!
Standard engine: V8, 265 cid, 210 horsepower @ 5600 rpm
Optional Engine #1: V8, 265 cid, 225 horsepower, two four-barrell carburetors
Optional Engine #2: V8, 265 cid, 240 horsepower @ 5200 rpm, high lift camshaft, two four-barrell carburetors

Chassis Facts:
The wheelbase was 102 inches, while the overall length was 168 inches. (one inch longer than previous years)

Options Available:

AM Radio -
Directional Signals -
Heater -
Windshield Washer -
Parking Brake Signal -
Powerglide Automatic Transmission -
Auxiliary hardtop -
Electric Power Windows -
High-lift Camshaft -
Dual four-barrell Carburetor - $160.00 Hydraulic Folding Top Mechanism -
Courtesy Lights -
White sidewall tires -

Pricing in 1956:

Total Production:

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Beautiful 1956 Corvette

This vette has undergone a total restoration over the past 10 years and is unparralled in it's drivability. Finished in Polo White and Gray Coves and Venetian Red interior, this restoration is paramount with everything either replaced or restored to original condition with NOS parts. This car has it's original 265 cubic inch "GR" code engine that features two Carter Type WCFB 4 barrel carburetors. Black convertible top is in excellent condition as well as the interior.

From Sidney Praile in Vermont


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