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Thursday, May 5, 2022

This rare race car ready for sale

~Rare ONE~ If You are a true classic car enthutiasts and spent big-money wasn't a serious problem, it's good for You to see these one of really scarce car collections.
1956 Corvette SR-2 Sebring Race. (Picture from: Carscoops)
The following car named the Corvette SR-2 Sebring Racer is one of the scarce race cars is knowns has a price tag of $6.885 million or Rp.85.7 billion. Besides that this American automaker General Motors's first car was deliberately for racing purposed, and built in limited numbers with only three cars ever produced in the world.
Rear side view of 1956 Corvette SR-2 Sebring Race with the opened trunk. (Picture from: Carscoops)
One of the cars was made for Jerome C. Earl, son of the late Harley Earl, the creator of the Corvette. Two other cars are produced for Bill Mitchell, who has become Harley Earl assistant and Harlow "Red" Curtice, a former president of GM.
Rear side view of 1956 Corvette SR-2 Sebring Race. (Picture from: Carscoops)
In the spring of 1956, Harley Earl and Zora Duntov made a modified Corvette race car for Jerry Earl to compete with Ferrari, Jaguar, and Porsche. The first production of the SR-2 was based on the 1956 Corvette platform of the 2,522nd production, which sent directly from St. Louis plants to the GM design studio in Warren, Michigan to be modified.
Rear view of 1956 Corvette SR-2 Sebring Race. (Picture from: Carscoops)
Some additional features ranging from special windshield for the driver and passengers, the fins on the rear lid, rounded front section, unique parking lights, and Sebring Racing brakes, and racing suspension.

After the first racing debut on June 23 and 24, 1956, the Corvette SR-2 is then received several additional modifications. Including, a 5.4-liter injection engine, coupled with a 4-speed automatic transmission system, and its weight are trimmed into 136 kg (300 lbs) lighter.
In January 2015, this unique race car was sold by previous owner Corvette Mike after being exhibited at the Scottsdale Sport & Classic Autocars in that year. But We weren't known yet how much the exact figure of the price of the racing car. Anyone here know its price? We hope you are willing to share with Us via the comments column below this article. *** [EKA [07012015] | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CORVETTE MIKE | CARSCOOP]
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