The Ultimate Corvette Sports Car, the C1 Concept Red Roadster. This Best of the Best, Corvette Resto-mod, is an exquisite one of a kind Corvette, referred to as the Corvette that should have been built, by Head of Research and Development at General Motors, who was a judge at the Mid American Motor Works Show in 2011 where it was awarded top pick. This stunning piece of automotive art on 4 wheels has one many significant awards and has been in several magazines for its extraordinary C1 design that was inspired from the best design elements from C1 Corvettes from 1953-1962. Built with performance in mind with modern fuel injected LS1 engine, Muncie 4-Speed, Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes, independent front suspension, rack and pinion steering, 9 inch rear end and rolling on Foose Legend chrome. This Corvette has been an award winner at the World of Wheels in Chicago and World of Wheels in New Orleans for design and build quality. The car has also been featured in several major car magazines as seen in the pictures. This gorgeous roadster was built by prestigious corvette builder Dan Tackett and has a much smoother body with better panel fit and finish than most C1 fiberglass Corvette bodies, covered in professional show quality True Red base clear paint job. This American Dream Machine started life as a 59 chassis and body that received a 54 front clip that is pure eye candy, Sporty 57 top and fender scoops, 1953 rear bumper and through the body exhaust, 1958 Al Knoch black interior that looks better than new with updated 1962 dash and gages, topped off with a heavy duty black cloth Al Knoch top and many other subtle and tasteful design enhancements. EXTERIOR: Incredible fit, finish with beautiful body lines Gorgeous torch red paint New chrome bumpers and stainless New grill, emblems and headlight assembly New taillight bezels and lenses New black Al Knoch soft top New windshield and windshield chrome New Foose Legend Chrome wheelsINTERIOR: New black interior New Al Knoch seat foam and seat covers with more leg room New repainted dash and vinyl covering New rebuilt gauges and speedometer with 0 miles New door panels and door hardware New carpet and rocker molding trim Original Wonderbar radio New leather wrapped Corvette steering wheel with more leg room MECHANICS: LS1 fuel injected engine Muncie 4 speed transmission New Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes New independent front suspension Rack and pinion steering Bullet proof 9 inch rear end New aluminum radiator UNDERCARRIAGE: Gorgeous detailed under carriage New stainless exhaust Clean rust free frame
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Originally listed on April 1, 2018. Note that older listings are displayed for reference and will most probably not be available.