1954 Chevrolet Corvette Resto-Mod, Incredible Manual Convertible
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1954 Chevrolet Corvette Resto-Mod, Incredible
The Ultimate Corvette Sports Car, the C1 Concept Red Roadster. This Best of the Best, Corvette Resto-mod, is an exquisite one of a kind Corvette, referred to as the Corvette that should have been built, by Head of Research and Development at General Motors, who was a judge at the Mid American Motor Works Show in 2011 where it was awarded top pick. This stunning piece of automotive art on 4 wheels has one many significant awards and has been in several magazines for its extraordinary C1 design that was inspired from the best design elements from C1 Corvettes from 1953-1962. Built with performance in mind with modern fuel injected LS1 engine, Muncie 4-Speed, Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes, independent front suspension, rack and pinion steering, 9 inch rear end and rolling on Foose Legend chrome. This Corvette has been an award winner at the World of Wheels in Chicago and World of Wheels in New Orleans for design and build quality. The car has also been featured in several major car magazines as seen in the pictures. This gorgeous roadster was built by prestigious corvette builder Dan Tackett and has a much smoother body with better panel fit and finish than most C1 fiberglass Corvette bodies, covered in professional show quality True Red base clear paint job. This American Dream Machine started life as a 59 chassis and body that received a 54 front clip that is pure eye candy, Sporty 57 top and fender scoops, 1953 rear bumper and through the body exhaust, 1958 Al Knoch black interior that looks better than new with updated 1962 dash and gages, topped off with a heavy duty black cloth Al Knoch top and many other subtle and tasteful design enhancements. EXTERIOR: Incredible fit, finish with beautiful body lines Gorgeous torch red paint New chrome bumpers and stainless New grill, emblems and headlight assembly New taillight bezels and lenses New black Al Knoch soft top New windshield and windshield chrome New Foose Legend Chrome wheelsINTERIOR: New black interior New Al Knoch seat foam and seat covers with more leg room New repainted dash and vinyl covering New rebuilt gauges and speedometer with 0 miles New door panels and door hardware New carpet and rocker molding trim Original Wonderbar radio New leather wrapped Corvette steering wheel with more leg room MECHANICS: LS1 fuel injected engine Muncie 4 speed transmission New Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes New independent front suspension Rack and pinion steering Bullet proof 9 inch rear end New aluminum radiator UNDERCARRIAGE: Gorgeous detailed under carriage New stainless exhaust Clean rust free frame American Dream MachinesAt American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 cars and trucks in stock and for sale. We have everything from Camaros, Mustangs, Corvettes, Roadrunners, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers and even British Roadsters. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1940s to the 1970s. Our stock is diverse and continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 Goal is to make you, our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced and Midwest values staff and have a very detailed discussion regarding overall condition of any of our cars or trucks you are considering getting in the drivers seat of. (515)-245-9100 Centrally located in the heartland of America in Des Moines Iowa, American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have 10 active hoists, mechanics bays, body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway for you to drive. Give us a call and we would be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. Our videos are created by our onsite staff in our shop and around the dealership / Des Monies area. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.