Have you always been a car guy (or gal)? Was it bred into you like height (or lack thereof)? Or was it something that hit you later in life, perhaps when you were just minding your own business, driving down the road one day when a flash of red Corvette swiftly passed you by, changing […]
In the latest ‘Roadkill’ episode, the guys take the entire body off a 1985 Corvette and turn it into a 350hp bare-bone racer, then pit it against a 640hp C7 upgraded by Lingenfelter Performance.
A lot of the Corvettes, which include models from 1957 to 2009, are on loan from local owners in the Tupelo area with some of the cars priced at more than $100,000 dollars.
Behind every Corvette winding up in a river, there’s a great story. Sounds a bit bizarre, huh? Then again, maybe not after hearing John Kramer’s account about why he drove a candy-apple-red Corvette he bought for his daughter into the Delaware River.
Underneath, the car featured a cooling fan powered by, of all things, a snowmobile engine that would actually pull the car to the ground with about 1,000 pounds of downforce, which is how it got the name “Sucker Vette.”