The 2023 New Orleans Auction unfolded with a showcase of GM’s legendary Bowtie brand, encompassing more than seven decades of automotive history. This event dazzled attendees with an extraordinary array of offerings, featuring sought-after Blazers, Camaros and an abundance of breathtaking Corvettes. Browse the gallery below of the most notable Chevrolets that crossed the inaugural 2023 New Orleans Auction block:
LOT #748 – 1958 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE – $660,000
Pictured above, this Corvette is powered by a new 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine with a 4-speed automatic transmission. Features a Borla stacked injection with Holley management. Rides on an Art Morrison IRS chassis with front C7 suspension and has fully adjustable RideTech coilovers.
LOT #782 – 1954 CHEVROLET CUSTOM PICKUP – $330,000
Known as “Shadow,” this outstanding MetalWorks build was completed in 2023. Loaded with modern features, including a built 6.0-liter LS 630hp V8 engine, 4L80E automatic transmission and Art Morrison chassis. From the MS CLASSIC CARS Collection.
LOT #707 – 1967 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE CUSTOM COUPE – $286,000
Powered by a GM Performance 627hp LSX454 crate engine paired with a T56 6-speed manual transmission. Rides on height-adjustable RS SV by Fox coilovers and parallel 4-bar rear suspension. Features a period-correct interior.
LOT #679 – 1959 CHEVROLET APACHE CUSTOM PICKUP “INDIAN OUTLAW” – $220,000
Full custom build by Creative Rods and Restoration. Big-block 396ci Chevrolet engine bored to 412ci, Holley Sniper EFI, Brodix heads, push-button 6-speed automatic transmission. Scott’s Hotrods chassis and a custom interior by Cato Custom Upholstery.
LOT #764 – 1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE – $220,000
Excellent attention to detail throughout. Original Satin Silver with black car. Vintage Air and power wheels/steering/brakes. Powered by a 327ci V8 engine with a 5-speed manual transmission. From the MS CLASSIC CARS Collection.
LOT #763 – 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE SPLIT-WINDOW CUSTOM COUPE – $209,000
Powered by a fuel-injected aluminum 427ci LS7 V8 engine mated to a 4L65E 4-speed automatic transmission. Has 4-wheel independent suspension, 4-wheel power disc brakes, power rack & pinion steering, air conditioning, custom leather-upholstered interior.
LOT #791 – 2022 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 3LT CONVERTIBLE – $181,500
Has the Z51 Performance Package; rides on front-lift adjustable-height memory and Z51 Magnetic Selective Ride Control. Bose stereo system, carbon-fiber cluster, carbon-fiber console and door plates. 2,489 actual miles. From the Jimmy Bankhead Collection.
LOT #771 – 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 327/340 SPLIT-WINDOW COUPE – $151,800
Finished in Tuxedo Black over a Saddle interior. Powered by an L76 327/340hp engine paired with a 4-speed transmission. Sale includes original documents.
Powered by a 5.5-liter V8 engine with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Finished in Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic with Adrenaline Red interior. Comes with stock high-performance options and a 2LZ package. 2,965 actual miles.
LOT #681 – 1961 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE – $148,500
Powered by an all-aluminum LS1 Corvette-sourced, fuel-injected engine backed by a 4-speed automatic transmission. Features an upgraded suspension with components from Jim Meyer Racing. From the Sherwood Classics Collection.
Browse the gallery of the most notable Chevrolets that crossed the inaugural 2023 New Orleans Auction block.