Delivery of first C3 with LS7/Automatic combo

September 1, 2011
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PAOLI, PENNSYLVANIA, September 20th – Vestris’ Vettes announces delivery of a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible resto-mod in LeMans Blue with matching blue interior.The ’69 is powered by an LS7 all aluminum V-8 rated at 505hp. A GM four speed automatic transmission and a 3:36 posi gets the power to the road. The vehicle has QA1 coil overs in the front and a composite monoleaf spring in the rear with heavy duty sway bars. SSBC 4 caliper aluminum power disc brakes, slotted and vented rotors, and Borgesen power steering unit complete the package that provides incredible performance, rock solid handling and drivability.

The finished Corvette featuring a LeMans Blue exterior

The beautiful blue interior in combination with black accents create a dramatic look. Sound is provided by a modern Kenwood sound system in the same manner that the Autometer gauges complete the look on the dash.

Never one to advocate reckless vehicle operation, John Vestri the company’s founder indicated that; “performance on the road is close to peerless as this car can go wheel to wheel with late model ZO6s and Porsches. At approximately 3,000 lbs., the power to weight ratio exceeds that of all but a handful of cars on the road today.”Vestris’ Vettes,, builds resto-mod Corvettes, 1953 – 1975 delivering on the promise of a unique classic car that can be driven anytime, anywhere. “Great retro looks with today’s technology.” Vestris’ Vettes was the first company to install an LS6, Tremec 6 speed combination in a C1 (1954) Corvette and also the first company including GM to install an LS7, automatic combination in any car (in this case a 1966 Corvette…”The Coupester”).