Recently completed, this 1961 Corvette Resto-Mod is a high-end
build finished in House of Kolor Orion Silver paint. The powerplant
is a modern LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine with 650hp and 650
ft/lbs of torque mated to an 8L90E 8-speed automatic transmission
with tap shifter. The engine was painted gun metal gray to give it
a nice contrast with the Orion Silver paint. All engine accessories
were finished in a gloss black, and all hoses are black braided.
The body is set on a new Art Morrison GT Sport independent front
suspension chassis. The GT chassis is augmented by Strange
adjustable coilover shocks and an adjustable sway bar, it also
utilizes a power rack & pinion steering. The rear suspension is a
triangulated 4-bar suspension with a 9-inch rear end with
adjustable coilover shocks and an adjustable sway bar. The chassis
was finished with a gun metal gray powder coat for durability and
to match the engine color. The Corvette rides on custom-built
Schott Wheels that measure 18-inches up front and 20-inches at the
rear. The wheels are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires to
give this car the perfect stance. The car is equipped with large
Wilwood disc brakes and a Wilwood master cylinder. The custom-built
headers and exhaust are polished stainless. The gas tank is a
custom-built stainless tank by Rick's Tanks. The custom leather
interior was done by Paul Atkins Interiors. Custom Dakota Digital
gauges were installed along with a Vintage Air climate control
system. The sound system's stereo and speakers are Alpine with
Bluetooth capability and an integrated backup camera. Electric side
windows are controlled by switches in the custom center console.
Other custom features include an electric actuated hood opener and
electric actuated emergency brake. ** PREVIEW
1961 Chevrolet Corvette
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