Classic and Powerful Karl Kustom Corvettes

All hot-rod rides are awesome, especially when the modern sports cars like the C6 Z06 Corvette is transformed into his legendary predecessor the C2 Corvette. What you get, is the classic sports car with the ability of the modern racer. The best example of these transformations are the Vettes which are produced in collaboration between the Lingenfelter and the Karl Kustom Corvettes. The end product is more than a modern Corvette with a classic body kit.

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Every panel on this car has been replaced with the new classic look fiberglass C2 style panel. Only the interior and the roof remain the same. What you get is the awesome looking wide body C2 Corvette with outstanding performance. But not only the classic design, there are also a lot of details like the split window, air hood scoop and lots of chrome, which give originality to the overall built.

Video source: Lingenfelter Performance Engineering

But as always the most important is the powerplant under the hood. The Lingenfelter team in their wish list has to offer some of the best modern LS engines. But these two Vettes are equipped with the Lingenfelter modified naturally aspirated General Motors 427 cubic-inch, 6.2 liter LS7 small-block V8 engine, which is considered for one of the best GM engines ever. With their own tuned, this engine is capable of generating 660 horsepower and is attached by a six-speed manual transmission system. This Vette would be the choice for those who wants a classic ride with modern performance.

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