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Besides exterior changes, the biggest change for the 1966 Corvette was the introduction of the legendary 427 cid engine.  Need we say more?  Corvettes with the chevy 427 engine came with a power bulge hood.  Exterior colors for 1966 included; Tuxedo Black, Ermine White, Nassau Blue, Mosport Green, Milano Maroon, Silver Pearl, Rally Red, Sunfire Yellow, Laguna Blue, and Trophy Blue.  Interior colors included; Black, Red, Bright Blue, White-Blue, Saddle, Silver, Green, and Blue.  Top color options were either white or Beige.  It is worthy to note that only two percent of all 1966 Vette had a three speed transmission.  Eighty nine percent came with a four speed manual transmission.

Engine Facts:
Standard engine: V8, 327 cid, 300 horsepower @ 5000 rpm, carburetor: Holley four-barrel
Optional Engine #1: V8, 327 cid, 350 horsepower @ 5800 rpm, carburetor: Holley four-barrel.
Optional Engine #2: V8, 327 cid, 390 horsepower @ 3600 rpm, Five main bearings, hydraulic valve lifters, high performance camshaft. carburetor: Holley four-barrel.
Optional Engine #3: V8, 427 cid, 425 horsepower @ 4000 rpm, Five main bearings, mechanical valve lifters, special performance camshaft. carburetor: Large Holley four-barrel.

Chassis Facts:
The wheelbase was 98 inches, while the overall length was 175.2 inches (convertible), coupes were 175.3 inches.

Options Available:

Genuine leather seat trim -
$79.00
Transistor ignition system - $75.75 Soft ray tinted glass, all windows - $15.80
Soft ray tinted glass, windshield - $10.55 Electric power windows -
$59.20
Auxiliary hardtop for convertible - $231.75
Removal of heater and defroster ($97.85) credit Air conditioning -
$412.90
Positraction rear axle, all ratios - $42.15
Off-road exhaust system - $131.65 Power Brakes - $43.05 Teakwood steering wheel - $48.45
RPO L75 327 350 horsepower V8 - $105.35 RPO L76 427 425 horsepower V8 - $312.85 Special Cast aluminum knock off wheels - $326.00
RPO L78 427 390 horsepower V8 - $181.20 Four speed manual transmission - $184.30 Close ratio four speed manual transmission - $236.95
Four speed close ratio transmission - $184.30 Power glide automatic transmission - $194.85 36 gallon fuel tank for coupe - $198.05
Heavy duty Four speed close ratio transmission - $237.00 Special front and rear suspension - $36.90 7.75 x 15 gold sidewall tires - $46.55
Special cast-aluminum knock off wheels - $322.80 Telescopic steering wheel - $42.15 Headrests - $42.15
Special Heavy Duty Brakes - $342.30 AM-FM radio - $199.10 Traffic Hazard lamp switch - $11.60
Shoulder Harness - $26.35    

Pricing in 1966:
$4,295.00 - coupe
$4,084.00 - convertible

Total Production:
coupe - 9,958
convertible - 17,762

Below are some Corvette's viewers sent us. 
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1966 corvette

RALLY RED 1966 CORVETTE STINGRAY 427CI/425HP L-72

 

From Bob Goldschmidtt in NY.

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1966 Big Block Corvette Coupe Stingray with 4 speed manual transmission. Has the 427 cubic inch motor with 390 horsepower. Has the correct "942" Block for a 1966 Big Block Corvette.

From Mickey Jackson in FL.

1966 corvette

427/390HP car, Factory A/C, M-21. 4 speed, Knockoff wheels, side exhaust, Sunfire Yellow with Black interior
Car is NCRS Top Flight, Bloomington Silver

Hoping to get Bloomington Gold this year!

 

From Steve D.


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