“Road & Track” Remembers the Turbo Corvette Trials
Back in the oil crisis days, GM/Chevrolet/Corvette engineers were taking leftover parts from all the company’s other cars and experimenting with different engine setups, like turbocharging.
Everything about “The Bubble Ray” Corvette says that rules are meant to be broken in any and every way imaginable.
Here’s a barn find with significant drag racing history (or so it seems), and also an accompanying Corvette that was used as — get this — a tow vehicle.
This custom 1977 Corvette “Scorpion” caught my eye pretty quickly. Not because it’s red, and not because of its questionable styling either.