There are countless writeups about Larry Shinoda's second generation Corvette, each telling you about the story of how this American legend is one of the most sought after its ancestry, but the specific Corvette we have in discussion today is so much more than that. You see, while there are a lot of diehard "all original" fans out there, some car people dare to be different. they aspire to take something special and make it their own, and that's where restomods come in. To be honest, we see nothing wrong in taking a special car and transforming it to look and drive exactly how you want it to; in fact, that's what makes a car one of a kind, and one of a kind is exactly what this 1965 Corvette is. With an array of aftermarket parts and extras, it's a truly unique machine, one that is currently up for sale.
Anyone with a modest amount of knowledge of a second-gen Corvette can easily identify that this car is special. From its LED head and taillights to the bright red Wilwood brakes on all fours sitting behind a set of aftermarket wheels. This car was built to stand out. What's more, it is reported that the car has a new rear end, an L88 hood painted to color match, new 4-wheel alignment, bushings, and wheel bearings, along with 3" side pipes. The interior of this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Restomod really brings out the elements of new in this machine. The predominately redone red-themed interior has an A/C, new wiring under its Dakota digital dash and front end, two cut-off toggles under the dash for fuel and power, a battery that has been relocated behind the passenger seat along with a cut-off, a stereo system with Bluetooth. You'll also find tinted power windows, power steering, as well as a fire extinguisher for good measure.
When it comes to a powertrain, this specific 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Restomod has swapped out its original engine with a 427ci Big Block V8, complete with a 700R automatic transmission with overdrive, 3.55 gears, and a 2800 stall converter.
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