Sure this 1967 Corvette 427 with a L-71 engine is hot-hot-hot, but is it $750,000 hot?
Sure, a total save is always the goal, but given the kind of power this thing has, it’s safe to say this bit of news could have turned out a whole lot worse.
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.”
When Peter Brock starts saying anything about Corvette history, it’s a good idea to listen up — that is, if you consider yourself a true fan of the car.
I think it’s safe to say that Jay Kirn of Perryville, Missouri is feeling like a winner — and rightfully so. The auto body shop owner is also the proud owner of a 1965 Corvette, which was recently recognized by the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) with a National Top Flight award.