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1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport – Copy of the Most Expensive Vette Ever

The rarest Corvette ever build and the most expensive, is the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. These Corvettes were designed by the Chevrolet chief engineer Zora Arkus Duntov back in the late 1962, with one purpose only, winning the GT class at the 24 Hours of LeMans. They supposed to produce 125 units, but unfortunately GM canceled the project and ordered the cars to be destroyed.

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport - Copy of the Most Expensive Vette Ever

But probably you will never gonna buy one of those, neither you will see it on the streets. What you can actually buy one day is this, the Superfomance Corvette Grand Sport, which is an official replica of the original model. Back in 2009 the original Grand Sport was sold on auction for over a 5 million dollars.

At this new Corvette Grand Sport you can choose a variety of different engines and setups. For example, one of these Corvettes it’s equipped with a GM’s LS1 V8 engine with 460 horsepower.  While the blue one has a custom built Lingenfelter LS3 crate V8 with an 8-stack fuel injection setup, producing 500 horsepower. Or even you can go with the original aluminum 377 cubic-inch small-block V8 engine, with Weber cross ram intake, this engine generates 550 horsepower.

Source: The Hooniverse

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