Tag: Customized Corvettes

1000 hp Twin-Turbo Stingray Headed to Barrett-Jackson

GM Design Director Kip Wasenko calls it “the Corvette Duntov would have built to win LeMans.” Now some lucky – and very wealthy – person will have the opportunity to buy this hand-crafted custom 1963 Corvette unlike any other in the world, complete with a jaw-dropping modernistic design and a twin-turbo, mid-engine setup that boasts

  Comments | By - March 19, 2012

The Corvettes of the 2012 Detroit Autorama

Last weekend marked our annual pilgrimage to Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit for the yearly festival of chrome and horsepower known as Autorama. Each year thousands of attendees wander aisle after aisle checking out the custom cars, trucks, motorcycles, and hot rods. This year was the 60th installment of the show. Early reports had attendance

  Comments | By - February 27, 2012

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

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