Jaw Dropper of the Week: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette LS3/500

This stunner is on sale at the upcoming Mecum auction in Louisville on September 8-10 2016. This is a bad to the bone restomod that takes its classic lines from the first generation Corvettes that are known for their fierce good looks and clean lines. This version however takes the next step with its fully upgraded amenities like its monster 500 hp LS3 engine and upgraded everything!

Take a look at the highlights and be ready to pick your jaw up from the floor.



Completed late July 2016
New 500 HP GM LS3 engine
New from GM 4L70E automatic transmission
Art Morrison chassis and front and rear sway bars
Wilwood polished 6 piston disc brakes
Schott wheels with Nitto redline tires
Comprehensive body worked and body color on underneath side
Vintage Air
Power windows and hood
Power steering



1958 Corvette grille
7 inch LCD touch screen stereo
Custom built Schott 18 and 20 inch wheels
Nitto red line performance tires
Smoothed engine bay and firewall
Custom fabricated radiator cover
Custom billet Corvette valve covers
Polished pulley system
Polished heads, throttle body, air cleaner, oil pan and bell housing
Stainless steel headers and exhaust system
Seats moved back 3 inches
Distressed Red leather interior including console
PPG high Metallic Silver paint


Want to take a shot at owning this one of a kind roadster? Check out the Mecum auction coming up in September and feel free to sign up HERE if you want to bid.