Send 1966 Chevrolet Corvette C2 with 427 cu.in.-V8!

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Restomod vehicles are nowadays also often equipped with an electric motor, and then so-called Electric mods. More and more often, such creations can be admired at trade fairs or at custom car forges, which combine a modern electric drive with a classic body. But even in times of environmental protection and global warming, not everything has to be consistently geared towards emission-free driving, as we do today Restomod, which we introduce to you in more detail, proves. These Corvette C2 from 1966, the one 7 liter V8 petrol engine under her hood was recently on the auction platform for $ 66.500 Bring a trailer auctioned, and thus found a new owner.

Restomod cruiser for every day!

The vehicle has run 83.000 miles (approx. 133.576 km) so far, and from our point of view it would be a real shame if the Vette were left to gather dust in a garage. But if you are expecting a show car, we will have to disappoint you, as this C2 is a subtly modified copy, which is what it is in everyday life cuts a fine figure.

The previous owner took all of them modifications independently before, and restored at the same time the complete vehicle, so that it is in perfect condition, which can be compared with those of Restomod's renowned custom car manufacturers. the tan Corvette that has a beige fabric top disposes, got about bold sidepipes made of chrome, which should make the sound of the large-volume engine a force. Separate Chrome bumpers also belong to the modifications, just like turbine-shaped 15-inch alloy wheels with Fake central lockto the new BFGoodrich tires in the format 205/75 R15.

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Eyebrows and lateral air intakes front also belong to the repertoire of the classic. As far as we know, the chassis was not changed, but it was modern Brake system with disc brakes all around as well as one Power Steering retrofitted. This noticeably increased safety and comfort.

The interior is classic!

As soon as you open the doors to take a seat in the luxurious sports car of the late 60s, the spirit of freedom wafts around your nose. Saddle brown leather seats with a color-coordinated cockpit, too Door panels and Carpetsthat go perfectly with it, create a classic US car ambience that looks stylish and noble, and which only knows the plastic deserts of the US automobiles of the 1990s from hearsay.

The wood steering wheel in three-spoke design is dynamic, and the 160 MPH speedometer already roughly indicates in which direction this restomod could go in terms of longitudinal dynamics. One was also retrofitted Air conditioning as well as a Custom autosound stereo system with a 10-disc CD changer. If the current owner still has CDs, they can easily play them in this vehicle and enjoy the sound from the stereo while the wind blows around their noses with the top down.

7-liter V8 suction gasoline engine provides propulsion!

But not only the sound from the music system should impress, but also the sound of the V8 aspiratorwho passed his note unfiltered sidepipes passes on to the environment, should be a poem for every car fan. The V8 was also installed by the previous owner and has run about 4.000 miles (approx. 6.437 km) so far. The power is transmitted via a Tremec five-speed manual transmission, which found its way into the Vette with the motor, to the Rear wheels. Unfortunately, we don't know anything about the exact performance data, but the power will be more than sufficient for a brisk drive in summer.

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Our Summary for the 1966 Corvette C2:

A great project that was carried out lovingly and professionally. We wish the new owner a lot of fun and always a good trip with his darling. You can find a picture gallery at the end of the article. If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply do ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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