Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa is proud to offer this bad to the bone 1972 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, with a hard top as well. Powering this custom built beast is a CNC balanced and blueprinted LS3 418 CID short Block by TEXAS SPEED that has a 4:08 Bore, 4:00 stroke, 11.3 compression, K1 crank, K1-LSX Beam connect rods with ARP rod bolts, Wisco 4cc Flat Top Pistons, and so much more. The fuel system starts off with a AccuFab 4150, 1215 Cfm, Polished 4-barrell throttle body, Edelbrock Victor, Jr. intake, Aeromotive Fuel rails, SVO Bosch #42 Fuel injectors, HOLLEY low pressure fuel pump located near the gas tank, LS7 Roller lifters, Bryan Tooley Platinum springs, LS3 Gm heads that are stage 2 ported, and even a BOSCH 420 liter/hour race fuel pump.
The expensive built motor is paired to a new Richmond 6-speed manual transmission, the engine and trans both have less than 1,000 miles on them. This car sounds amazing with custom LS headers and custom 3" stainless steel exhaust system with crossover pipes. This very light and sippy American muscle car is claimed by the owner to produce 499.22 rear wheel horsepower and 516.36 rear wheel torque. Please reach out for more drivetrain specs!
The exterior of this car hasn't had an expense spared. Before being painted in 3 stage PPG Cabernet Maroon paint, new custom body flares, L88 hood with custom silver accent lines, and a new convertible top were all installed. The old vacuum system has been changed out for electric activation head lights. Besides the custom wide body, this cars style comes from the new 3-piece CCW off-set 18" wheels that are wrapped in Toyo drag radials. The black vinyl interior as all been complete redone as well. Options on this beast include; power windows, power brakes, Air conditioning, digital radio, tilt steering wheel, vinyl interior, Posi traction, and even a manual convertible top. This car has a breakdown of the build that Is simply too much to list it all. Please reach out for more into or to make one of the coolest Vettes built, yours.