American cars, especially classic muscle cars, continue to be hot items at Barrett-Jackson's and RM Auctions' annual Arizona events.
1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Roadster
1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Roadster
No sale for: $1.55 million

RM Auctions' estimated value for this car was $1.75 million to $2 million, but bidding came up $200,000 short and the car remained unsold.

It was the first Corvette produced with Chevrolet's L88 option package. It is powered by a 427 cubic inch engine producing an estimated 600 maximum horsepower It has a heavy duty four-speed manual transmission and it requires 103 octane fuel.

To discourage its use on the street, Chevrolet offered almost no comfort options, such as a radio or air conditioner, with the L88 package.


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