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Roadster Shop's 1962 Chevy Corvette Restomod - The Dark Knight

The Roadster Shop '62 Corvette.

By , Photography by Team Super Chevy

I've also been fortunate to drive a number of '53-62 Vettes not one ever handled or rode like this. It was a revelation. The ride was sublime, though there was some cowl shake on when we hit the railroad track portion of our test loop.

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Roadster Shop '62 Corvette Specs
Engine
Type: LS-based 427
Block: GM
Fuel Delivery: Kinsler Cross Ram EFI with carbon fiber ram tubes

Drivetrain
Transmission: Tremec T56 custom built by Bowler Performance
Rearend: 9-inch Ford

Chassis Suspension
Steering: One-off Woodward rack and pinion unit
Front Suspension: Detroit Speed & Engineering
Spindles: C6 Corvette
Front Shocks: Afco double adjustable with remote reservoir and custom valving
Front Springs: Eibach
Front Control Arms: Detroit Speed & Engineering tubular
Front Sway Bar: Splined design
Rear Suspension: Four-Link design
Rear Shocks: Afco double adjustable with remote reservoir and custom valving
Rear Springs: Eibach
Rear Sway Bar: Splined design
Front Brakes: Brembo six-piston calipers with 14-inch drilled rotors
Rear Brakes: Brembo four-piston calipers

Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Forgeline, custom design three-piece aluminum
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport PS2, P275/30ZR19 front - P335/30ZR20 rear

RESULTS '62 Corvette '10 Camaro
Skidpad: 0.96 g 0.85 g
Slalom: 48.60 mph 45.84 mph
Autocross: 46.74 sec. 46.32 sec.
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