<div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>*****Luxury Tax does NOT apply to this vehicle*****</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>Vehicle Highlights include: An Extensive Full Nut & Bolt Restoration, Attention to Detail utilizing the National Corvette Restorers Guide (NCRG) even with Factory Markings, Solid Fiberglass Body, & Refinished into a Time Capsule of how this car Rolled off the Factory Floor. This beauty has all offered factory options excluding the Duntov Camshaft. Includes Two Sets of Wheels (15 BF Gooderich Silvertown Radial Whitewalls & 15 BF Gooderich Silvertown Bias Ply Tires), Power Soft Top & Factory Hardtop with Stand, Car Cover, & a Binder full of Documented Receipts of the Restoration. The Car has recently been Wet Sanded & 5 Stage Polished. The entire car is in excellent condition inside & out. Chrome & Brightwork is outstanding as well as Fit & Finish. The vehicle has been serviced & certified, ready to cruise on the road. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>This 1956 Corvette Convertible is powered by the 265 Cubic Inch V8 with Dual 4 Barrel Carbs rated at 225hp & is optioned with the 2 Speed Powerglide Automatic Transmission. The entire Driveline was Rebuilt during Restoration. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>Corvette offered six colour options in 56. This version is Finished in a beautiful Two-Tone Paint scheme of Venetian Red with Ivory Coves & Beige Convertible Rag Top + Red Removeable Hardtop Option. Red Vinyl Textured Seats & Red/White Dash complete the Interior of the car.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>There is nothing like an early Corvette. Whether it be that large steering wheel, convertible top down, wide white wall tires with metal wheel covers, circular taillights, & full drivers experience as you are one with the car; its fun & will always make you smile like no other sports car will.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>Available Factory Options include: Dual 4-Barrel Carburetor Setup, Powerglide 2 Speed Automatic Transmission, Two-Tone Paint, White Wall Tires, Auxiliary Hardtop with Stand, Power Operated Soft Top, Power Windows, Heater, Wonderbar AM Signal Seeking Radio, Courtesy Lights, Parking Brake Alarm, & Windshield Washers; All which this Corvette offers.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>Offered in six colour options, only 3467 Corvettes were produced in 1956. Venetian Red was the most popular colour of the six with 30% rolling off the production line.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>1956 marked the First Major Facelift for the 1st Generation (C1) Chevrolet Corvette. Visual design elements that transformed the Facelift include: an Elliptical Concave section at the Rear of the Lower Bodysides that was swept back from the Front Wheel Wells; known as Coves, Faux Vent Scoops atop of the Front Fenders, & Forward Headlights without the Headlight Screens. The 1953-1955 Fenders & Jet-Pod Tail Lamps were minimized to more attractive French Curves contoured to match the Rear Deck curvature. New Taillights were neatly added above a Vertical Bumperette on each Fender. The Trunklid Shadow Box was discarded & the License Plate was moved below the Trunk opening. In all, the result was a smooth, gently curved Backend with slightly protruding Fenders. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>New 56 features included: Roll-up Glass Windows replacing the Side Curtains & Power Windows was now an Option, Outside Door Handles, Tighter Fit Convertible Top with Power Option also offered in White or Beige as a choice, new Optional Factory Hardtop with Stand improved visibility over the Soft Top. The Mouth Grille & Iconic Wheel-Knockoff Hub Covers remained from previous the years. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>New to the Interior was Spring-Stroke Steering Wheel, Waffle-Pattern Upholstery & revised Door Panels to go with the Wind-Up Windows, the Shifter was moved to the Top of the Transmission Hump, the Heater was changed from a recirculating variety to a new Fresh Air version. A Transistorized Signal-Seek Radio was also offered as an Option, & Seatbelts were also offered for the first time as a dealer installed Accessory Kit. The Stylish Twin Cowl Dashboard & Full Width Instrument Panel was carried over. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>From a Performance base, the New Small Block V8 that had made its first appearance in the 1955 Corvette as an Option was now standard for 1956 Model containing more muscle than ever before. The Blue Flame Six Cylinder was gone for good.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>All these features & designs shaped Corvette into a Genuine Sports Performance Car with Smart new Styling & full complement of Options & Amenities for its time. </span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>This Corvette is a showpiece that can be enjoyed in any car collection & will stand up to other Corvettes from its Era.</span></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 13 , 13 , 13 )>Come on down to Munro Motors & see this one for yourself, its in stock. We will look forward to seeing you real soon!</span></div><div><br /></div><div><br /></div><div>TKU - True Kms Unkown</div><div><br /></div><div><br /></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> Yes we take trade in vehicles. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> Check us out on youtube: </span><a href=https://www.youtube.com/user/MunroMotors1 style=color:rgb( 160 , 0 , 20 ) rel=nofollow>click here</a></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> Like us on Facebook: </span><a href=https://www.facebook.com/munromotors/ rel=nofollow>https://www.facebook.com/munromotors/</a></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> We are located in Brantford, Ontario; Telephone City and the hometown of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. Formerly located in St. George, Ontario for ten years, we are still east of London, south of Cambridge, and west of Hamilton. In order to get our customers to come here, we have to have great prices and then when you get here, we have to have a great car in order to earn your business. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>Our business hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>At Munro Motors, we find unique vehicles and post our entire stock online in order to ensure that our vehicles find their happy home. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>To ensure our customers can get what they've always wanted, we offer financing services through TD Auto Finance, Desjardins, CIBC Auto Finance and Independent Leasing Companies on vehicles that are less than ten model years old and boats that are less than twenty-five model years old. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>We also offer warranty products through Lubrico and GVC warranties to ensure that your mechanical baby stays in tip-top condition. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>All of our vehicles are hand-picked by the very knowledgeable owner, Andy Munro, who has been connecting people to their dreams for many years. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>Call Andy Munro at 1 (877) 738-8063 Munromotors.com </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> Email: sales@munromotors.com </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>Most of our vehicles are already reconditioned, saftied, etested and ready to drive home with you. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> Delivery is available. Ask for details </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> All prices are subject to HST and licensing, no hidden fees. </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )> </span></div><div><span style=color:rgb( 51 , 51 , 51 )>Financing is available for good credit and bruised credit. OAC as low as 7.99% for well qualified applicants. Ask us for details.</span></div>

1956 Chevrolet Corvette

120,071 KM

$159,988

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1956 Chevrolet Corvette

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1956 Chevrolet Corvette

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Munro Motors

487 Park Rd N, Brantford, ON N3R 7K8

1-888-927-0159

$159,988

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VIN E56S001681

Vehicle Details

  • Exterior Colour Red
  • Interior Colour Red
  • Body Style Convertible
  • Fuel Type Gasoline
  • Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission Automatic
  • Engine 8-cylinder
  • Doors 2-door
  • Stock # 001681
  • Mileage 120,071 KM

Vehicle Description

*****Luxury Tax does NOT apply to this vehicle*****
Vehicle Highlights include: An Extensive Full Nut & Bolt Restoration, Attention to Detail utilizing the National Corvette Restorers Guide (NCRG) even with Factory Markings, Solid Fiberglass Body, & Refinished into a Time Capsule of how this car Rolled off the Factory Floor. This beauty has all offered factory options excluding the Duntov Camshaft. Includes Two Sets of Wheels (15 BF Gooderich Silvertown Radial Whitewalls & 15 BF Gooderich Silvertown Bias Ply Tires), Power Soft Top & Factory Hardtop with Stand, Car Cover, & a Binder full of Documented Receipts of the Restoration. The Car has recently been Wet Sanded & 5 Stage Polished. The entire car is in excellent condition inside & out. Chrome & Brightwork is outstanding as well as Fit & Finish. The vehicle has been serviced & certified, ready to cruise on the road.
This 1956 Corvette Convertible is powered by the 265 Cubic Inch V8 with Dual 4 Barrel Carbs rated at 225hp & is optioned with the 2 Speed Powerglide Automatic Transmission. The entire Driveline was Rebuilt during Restoration.
Corvette offered six colour options in 56. This version is Finished in a beautiful Two-Tone Paint scheme of Venetian Red with Ivory Coves & Beige Convertible Rag Top + Red Removeable Hardtop Option. Red Vinyl Textured Seats & Red/White Dash complete the Interior of the car.
There is nothing like an early Corvette. Whether it be that large steering wheel, convertible top down, wide white wall tires with metal wheel covers, circular taillights, & full drivers experience as you are one with the car; its fun & will always make you smile like no other sports car will.
Available Factory Options include: Dual 4-Barrel Carburetor Setup, Powerglide 2 Speed Automatic Transmission, Two-Tone Paint, White Wall Tires, Auxiliary Hardtop with Stand, Power Operated Soft Top, Power Windows, Heater, Wonderbar AM Signal Seeking Radio, Courtesy Lights, Parking Brake Alarm, & Windshield Washers; All which this Corvette offers.
Offered in six colour options, only 3467 Corvettes were produced in 1956. Venetian Red was the most popular colour of the six with 30% rolling off the production line.
1956 marked the First Major Facelift for the 1st Generation (C1) Chevrolet Corvette. Visual design elements that transformed the Facelift include: an Elliptical Concave section at the Rear of the Lower Bodysides that was swept back from the Front Wheel Wells; known as Coves, Faux Vent Scoops atop of the Front Fenders, & Forward Headlights without the Headlight Screens. The 1953-1955 Fenders & Jet-Pod Tail Lamps were minimized to more attractive French Curves contoured to match the Rear Deck curvature. New Taillights were neatly added above a Vertical Bumperette on each Fender. The Trunklid Shadow Box was discarded & the License Plate was moved below the Trunk opening. In all, the result was a smooth, gently curved Backend with slightly protruding Fenders.
New 56 features included: Roll-up Glass Windows replacing the Side Curtains & Power Windows was now an Option, Outside Door Handles, Tighter Fit Convertible Top with Power Option also offered in White or Beige as a choice, new Optional Factory Hardtop with Stand improved visibility over the Soft Top. The Mouth Grille & Iconic Wheel-Knockoff Hub Covers remained from previous the years.
New to the Interior was Spring-Stroke Steering Wheel, Waffle-Pattern Upholstery & revised Door Panels to go with the Wind-Up Windows, the Shifter was moved to the Top of the Transmission Hump, the Heater was changed from a recirculating variety to a new Fresh Air version. A Transistorized Signal-Seek Radio was also offered as an Option, & Seatbelts were also offered for the first time as a dealer installed Accessory Kit. The Stylish Twin Cowl Dashboard & Full Width Instrument Panel was carried over.
From a Performance base, the New Small Block V8 that had made its first appearance in the 1955 Corvette as an Option was now standard for 1956 Model containing more muscle than ever before. The Blue Flame Six Cylinder was gone for good.
All these features & designs shaped Corvette into a Genuine Sports Performance Car with Smart new Styling & full complement of Options & Amenities for its time.
This Corvette is a showpiece that can be enjoyed in any car collection & will stand up to other Corvettes from its Era.
Come on down to Munro Motors & see this one for yourself, its in stock. We will look forward to seeing you real soon!

TKU - True Kms Unkown

Yes we take trade in vehicles. Check us out on youtube: click here Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/munromotors/ We are located in Brantford, Ontario; Telephone City and the hometown of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. Formerly located in St. George, Ontario for ten years, we are still east of London, south of Cambridge, and west of Hamilton. In order to get our customers to come here, we have to have great prices and then when you get here, we have to have a great car in order to earn your business. Our business hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. At Munro Motors, we find unique vehicles and post our entire stock online in order to ensure that our vehicles find their happy home. To ensure our customers can get what they've always wanted, we offer financing services through TD Auto Finance, Desjardins, CIBC Auto Finance and Independent Leasing Companies on vehicles that are less than ten model years old and boats that are less than twenty-five model years old. We also offer warranty products through Lubrico and GVC warranties to ensure that your mechanical baby stays in tip-top condition. All of our vehicles are hand-picked by the very knowledgeable owner, Andy Munro, who has been connecting people to their dreams for many years. Call Andy Munro at 1 (877) 738-8063 Munromotors.com Email: sales@munromotors.com Most of our vehicles are already reconditioned, saftied, etested and ready to drive home with you. Delivery is available. Ask for details All prices are subject to HST and licensing, no hidden fees. Financing is available for good credit and bruised credit. OAC as low as 7.99% for well qualified applicants. Ask us for details.

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