Tag: Customized Corvettes

One Wicked Resto-Mod: 1971 Corvette With an LS9 Engine Swap

Perhaps it’s only appropriate that a modern-day ZR1 Corvette engine would be placed in the original body style that started the ZR-1 (yes, with a hyphen back then) craze way back in 1970. We first told you about this monster of a 1971 Corvette in July 2011, and now our friends at High Tech Corvette

  Comments | By - January 30, 2012

Corvettes on Craiglist: 1969 Finovette by George Barris

For sale on Craigslist is a George Barris custom creation built from a 1969 Corvette. The story goes that Barris was commissioned to the build the car for Bobby Rautbord, the off-shore boat racing champion who won the 1972 World Cup. The boat that Rautbord won the World Cup with was called the Fino #18

  Comments | By - January 2, 2012

Corvettes on eBay: 1954 EX87 Corvette Test Mule Replica

Here’s a fun Corvette that we wouldn’t mind having parked under our Christmas tree. This 1954 model is currently for sale on EBay. The white on red roadster is a tribute to the famous 1955 Duntov EX87 test mule that ran 163mph in 1955. The original EX87 Duntov test mule was fitted with a V8

  Comments | By - December 16, 2011

Easy Being Green: Florida Man Creates Electric C3 Corvette

Wow. That’s all we could say when we first arrived at the Gearbox Magazine showcasing Keith Stegath’s crazy C3 project. What started life as a basic 1976 Corvette is in the process of being converted into an electric powered street machine. Stegath moved to Florida after spending 40-some years in the working in the auto

  Comments | By - December 14, 2011

MCACN 2011: Mid America’s Prototype C5 Corvettes

It’s not very often that we get to take an up close and personal look at a prototype Corvette. Most all of them are either crushed or destroyed during development by GM although a few of them have slipped out the door in the past. Mid America Motorworks brought three rare C5 prototypes to the

  Comments | By - December 1, 2011

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