Attempting to identify actual manufactured quantity of 1964 convertible 327/300 with automatic transmission?
Black Book 1964 Corvette Referenced Quantities
Convertible quantity: 13,925
327/300 quantity: 10,471
Powerglide Automatic: 2,480
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Thanks Kelly: engine as previously advised is 327/300; two speed auto trans; numbers matching. Owned.
Why does it matter? Your car is a mass produced, assembly line car- it will be worth what you can get for it at auction- it will never be as important as a 1964 Ferrari-
jamblues: Instead of being thoughtful and helpful, your response is rude, disrespectful and obnoxious. Please remove yourself from future responses to my inquiry.
The answers you listed appear to be right on. My wife, girlfriend at the time, bought a 1965 Corvette 327/300 with a four speed. At that time, the big fad was as the Beach Boys made popular, to have a "four on the floor" so not many automatic transmissions were ordered around that time. The automatic transmisions were not as fast as the four speeds. We belonged to a Corvette club so got to see and hear what a lot of people were ordering. I know when I had moved to California after Vietnam tour, I traded our 65 for a 69 four speed. We joined another Vette Club. The members that had automatics had very slow Vettes compared to the 4 speeds. I still have the 69, and if we could of gotten A/C may still have kept the 65. Bottom line is, not many automatic C-2 Corvettes were ordered with automatics. For years the resale value was lower for an automatic trans. I since have changed my trans to an after-market 5 speed.
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