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2013 Santa Fe Concorso Awards

Best in Class - Corvettes

1958 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, Wray and Theresa Ortiz of Chimayo, NM

Image courtesy of Tony Bonanno Photography. Visit Tony's link for over 400 photos of 2013 Concorso events.

This Corvette is a three-owner, California car that underwent a complete frame-off restoration by Corvette Correction of Anaheim, California. The car is finished in Ice Blue paint. A 283-c.i., overhead-valve, V-8 engine, fueled by a 4-barrel Carter carburetor, producing 230 hp at 4,800 rpm, powers the car. The factory price for the 1958 Corvette was $3,621. Chevrolet produced 9,168 Corvettes in 1958. Corvette styling was jazzed up for 1958. There were now four chrome-rimmed headlights with fender- length chrome stripes running between each air of lights. In addition, fake louvers were placed on the hood. This Corvette has been a consistent winner at local car shows.

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