Corvette C1 Restomod – Modern Day Motoring
Welcome to our 1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Restomod 350 V8 4-speed Manual. Fully restored and presented in the highly desirable colour combination of black on black. Comprehensively restored in the States between 2011 to 2019, covering just under 6000 miles since and comes supplied with a detailed photographic record of the works carried out.
What is a Restomod?
A resto-mod is a classic car that has been restored, but modified with modern parts and technology. In this case keeping the classic looks with the combination of upgraded steering, suspension, engine, brakes and more. The upgrades listed below were added at the same time making this not only a great looking sportscar but one built and ready for the demands of modern-day motoring.
Tuxedo Black with matt dark grey coves.
Black powder coated chassis
American Racing Salt Flats Special wheels.
Pirelli Cinturato tyres.
1958-60 front grill assembly added (9 “tooth”)
Recently fitted Vintage Air a/c.
Black Leather seats.
New seat belts.
New black carpets and vinyl upholstery.
Electronic Rev Counter and GPS Speedo.
New crate 350 SB fitted 2020.
4-speed manual transmission.
Electric rack & pinion Power Steering.
Upgraded suspension with coils-overs and front Wilwood Discs Brakes.
Immense Harrison aluminium radiator.
Electric reserve radiator fan.
Edelbrock intake manifold.
New Edelbrock 600 cfm 4-barrel carb.
Tubular ceramic coated headers.
Switchable big bore rear and side exhaust
Mallory electronic ignition.
Completed and upgraded to a high level giving this most classic of all Corvettes a much more modern and purposeful feel for the roads of today.
Possibly the best looking true sports car ever to come out of America, and compared to its European counterparts offers amazing value and a great investment opportunity for the years to come.
Interested? Please contact Adrian or Sam to book an appointment to view at our North Yorkshire showroom.