A decade in the past, Iowa-based Karl Kustoms launched a contemporary split-window Corvette based mostly on the then-new C6 ‘Vette. Now a kind of vehicles is up on the market through Hemmings with a $130,000 asking value.
This specific automotive is predicated on a 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport with the 3LT possibility package deal. Karl Kustoms changed almost each exterior panel with bits meant to copy the C2-generation 1963 Corvette Sting Ray and its one-year-only cut up rear window. That included separate chrome bumpers, pop-up headlights, and a hood scoop. The inventory C6 rear hatch was retained as a part of the conversion.
Along with the retro exterior, the inventory LS3 6.2-liter V-8 was given an Edelbrock E-Pressure supercharger. It makes round 600 horsepower, in accordance with the itemizing. That energy is distributed the rear wheels by means of a 6-speed automated transmission. The automotive wears Velocity Yellow paint with a black middle stripe, and C6 Z06-style wheels.
2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport modified by Karl Kustoms
In distinction to the outside, the inside is basically inventory C6 Corvette, with some yellow trim to match the outside. As a result of this automotive left the manufacturing facility with the 3LT package deal, it sports activities a Bose seven-speaker audio system, a head-up show, heated and power-adjustable entrance seats, and a reminiscence system for the driving force’s seat and mirrors.
After 10 years, the automotive exhibits simply 1,573 miles on the odometer. It is offered with a clear Oklahoma title within the vendor’s identify, in accordance with the itemizing. When these vehicles had been new, Karl Kustoms listed them between $110,000 and $170,000, so the asking value for this split-window does not assume a lot depreciation.
Simply 250 of those conversions had been performed, in accordance with the itemizing, so if nothing else, it is a uncommon discover. However perhaps that is for the very best.