The Corvette represents Chevrolet’s finest moment, in creating their pinnacle sports car way back in 1953. Fast forward to 2020, and the eighth generation of the model is generating strong sales, having undergone an evolution in the shape of a mid-mounted engine. Corvettes are universally loved, and appreciated. Some people love them in stock form, some modify them in degrees ranging from mild to wild, and there’s the restomod community. This 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Restomod is one such example. Coming from New York with just 11,555 miles, and is a complete, body-off restomod with OEM-correct numbered parts. Read on to find out why it deserves a place on your driveway or in your car port.
The C2 Corvette, produced between 1963 and 1967 would bring about the iconic pop-up headlamps and the hallowed Stingray name. The penmanship of Larry Shinoda, this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Restomod wears a lustrous red color that’s been primed, sealed, and finished off with urethane paint. It rolls on a set of modern Z06 wheels wrapped in low profile tires. All chromework has been painstakingly restored and gleam to their best in the sunshine. The interior sports a tan color theme with seating for two occupants, and chromed details such as window winders and door pulls. Whilst the gauges look retro-styled, they are a modern set of Dakota Digital units. Pop the glove box on the cockpit-styled dual-hooped dash in front of the passenger seat, and you find a modern Kenwood head unit with CD, Bluetooth, USB, and AUX options that plays through no less than eight speakers.
This 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Restomod is powered by a modern Chevrolet LS3 6.2L V8 engine that’s been further massaged by a Procharger supercharger for even more power. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via a Tremec five-speed manual transmission. Steeroids Power Steering Package by Steeroids Direct, whilst braking has seen an upgrade too, in the shape of Wilwood calipers and rotors, which grip ventilated disc brakes, as part of a Hydroboost brake system. All four wheels have been blessed with adjustable Sharkbite coilover suspension to ensure that handling can match the increased power and stopping prowess.
Car Location: New York Complete Body Off Restomod OEM Correct Numbered Parts LS3 Engine Tremec 5 speed transmission Supercharged by Procharger Steeroids Steering Package by Sharkbite 4 wheel adjustable coil over suspension Hydroboost braking system Willwood calipers and rotors Dakota Digital Instrument Panel Primed, Sealed, then finished off with Urethane Paint Z06 Wheels 8 Speaker Sound System
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