1969 Corvette with a LS3 V8

1969 Corvette with a LS3 V8

This 1969 Corvette came to V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, Illinois for better handling and more power. The Corvette lost its original numbers-matching V8 many years earlier so the current had no issues replacing the 350 ci small-block V8. The team decided to replace the classic V8 with a 6.2 L LS3 … Read more

1989 Corvette with a Quad-Turbo LSx

1989 Corvette with a Quad-Turbo LSx V8

The owner of this 1989 Corvette calls his creation “The Chupacabra”. Found rotting in a field with its roof missing, most of the interior gone, and the engine not running, it was perfect to turn into a Vette Cart. The engine is a 4.8 L Vortec 4800 V8 from a 2000 GMC Sierra attached to … Read more

1963 Corvette with a Supercharged LT1 V8

1963 Corvette with a Supercharged LT1 V8

This 1963 Corvette was built by Brown’s Classic Autos in Scottsdale, Arizona. They started by replacing the factory chassis with a Roadster Shop FAST TRACK C2 chassis that featured a parallel 4-bar rear suspension and Penske Racing RS Edition coilovers. To fit the powertrain the team cut and fabricated a new transmission and driveshaft tunnel … Read more

AWD C3 Corvette Goes 7.545

VTG AWD C3 Corvette with a turbo 6.2 L V8

VTG just set a new Polish drag racing record with their C3 Corvette. Over the weekend the team sent the Corvette down the quarter-mile in 7.545 sec at 279.07 km/h (173.4 mph). They were able to accomplish this feat thanks to a turbocharged Chevy V8 that produces 1,650+ horsepower and a custom AWD drivetrain. The … Read more

Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Replica with a BMW V12

Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Replica with a BMW V12

This 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 replica is built on a 1977 Corvette chassis and underpinnings. It was powered by a 427 ci V8 with a Richmond five-speed manual transmission. The V8 produced good power but it didn’t produce a sound that matched the appearance. So out went the V8 and in went a 5.4 L … Read more