Vestris' Vettes, a California based custom car builder sets high standard Phoenixville Pennsylvania, August 11, 2008 --
The Delaware Valley Corvette Club “Corvettes for the Cure" show for the benefit of Alzheimer’s held it's annual show this past weekend. The 1962 Corvette built by Vestris’ Vettes won Lance Miller Choice award as well as Participants Choice for Best of Show. Winning two awards at any particular show is noteworthy but not exceptional. What was remarkable according to the organizers was that after counting 100 votes for the Vestris’ creation they stopped counting. As it turns out there were 175 Corvettes of 175 possible votes, with at least 100 going to the ’62. The organizers were quoted as saying they had never heard of any car so thoroughly dominating a participant voted show
Vestris' Vettes, a California-based custom car builder was founded on the premise that niche buyers of classic/collector cars desire that great retro look and outstanding drivability, reliability and comfort, and that's what they deliver.The achievement in Phoenixville is just another in a long line of breakthrough accomplishments. Vestris’ is believed to be the first company to deliver; a C1 (1953 – 1962) Corvette with an LS6 engine and Tremec 6 speed combination, a C2 (1963 – 1967) or any other production vehicle with an LS7 engine and automatic transmission combination, a C2 with an LS7 engine and Tremec 6 speed combination.
"Make no mistake, these are not just outstanding classic automobiles at very competitive prices,"Vestris' Vettes spokesperson and Director of Sales and Marketing Deanne Cecil said, "These aretrue American classics ready to be driven."In addition to giving classic Vettes the reliability needed under the hood to make driving one of these legendary vehicles practical as well as pleasurable, Vestris' Corvettes are loaded with plenty of contemporary creature comforts not available in the original production models. These extras include dramatically improved suspension, rack and pinion steering, 4- wheel disc brakes,CD changer, aluminum radiator and stainless steel fuel tank."We are building cars that feature incredible performance from end to end by introducing new technology into all systems of the automobile," Cecil said. "Our customers are astounded by the quality of workmanship in both the mechanical and aesthetic aspects of the car."