Lot 138

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 'Fuel-Injected' Convertible

From the Collection of Edward Terry


$100,000 - $125,000 USD | Not Sold

United States | Long Valley, New Jersey



Chassis No.
Engine No.
4115808 F0324RF
  • Offered from the Collection of Edward Terry
  • Formerly in the collection of Arnold Kaplan
  • NCRS Top Flight award winner (1995 and 1997)
  • NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence award winner (1997)
  • Rare 327 cubic-inch, 375 hp fuel-injected V-8 engine
  • One of only 1,325 “Fuelies” produced in 1964

Now offered from the finely curated collection of Edward Terry, chassis 40867S115808 is a rare fuel-injected C2 Sting Ray. Formerly in the collection of Arnold Kaplan, under his ownership the car won a number of NCRS awards including a Top Flight award in 1995 (scoring 97.3), a Performance Verification Award in 1996, a Top Flight award in 1997 (scoring 97.8), and a Duntov Mark of Excellence award in 1997. The car was acquired by Mr. Terry in 2003.

Completed on March 16, 1964, this convertible is the 15,808th of 22,229 Corvettes produced that year. Powered by the optional, top-of-the-line 327 cubic-inch, 375-hp fuel-injected small-block V-8, it is one of just 1,325 1964 Corvettes so equipped. A close inspection of all visible Rochester-branded injection components attests to their proper sequence numbers. Low sales figures would soon cause Chevrolet to cut fuel injection from the Corvette catalog—following its discontinuation after the 1965 model year, the feature would not return until 1982.

Finished in beautiful Tuxedo Black, factory-correct per the car’s trim tag, a matching black top enshrouds a silver vinyl interior; correct grey carpets and chrome accents offer a pleasant blending of shades. Between the condition of the nicely patinated teakwood steering wheel and vertically mounted, period-correct AM/FM unit in the lower center fascia, the details presented in this cockpit help justify the many awards bestowed upon it.

The period-correct shifter assembly punches power down into the standard Muncie four-speed close-ratio transmission and out to the rear wheels via a Posi-traction differential. The “on-road” exhaust system, believed to be the original, exits via the rear bumper though a pair of chrome tips. A set of optional cast aluminum knock-off wheels, presently shod in thin white wall tires, completes the period-correct look.

Since it was acquired by Mr. Terry in 2003, this rare 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Fuel-Injected Convertible car has benefited greatly from his keen custodianship. Maintained in year-round climate-controlled storage, it has been exhibited only rarely of late. This car is to be accompanied by an owner’s guide, radio manuals, jack, hammer for the knock-off wheels, original color-matched hardtop, awards documentation, and literature. An appealing, high-performance rarity with exceptional provenance, this highly decorated and meticulously preserved C2 “Fuelie” is a testament to the fine curation of two successive, noted collectors.