The stock 1966 Chevrolet Corvette was quite a head turner, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that some owners out there still don’t want to give their personal touch to an otherwise handsome car.
This is exactly the case of the 1966 Corvette that we have here, and which has recently been finalized after the owner started a restomod treatment some six years ago. It’s a custom build that retains the original matching-numbers V8 power, all with a series of upgrades that are mostly found inside and under the hood.
The 1966 Corvette was offered with the 327 (5.4-liter) small-block V8 as standard, this time with 350 horsepower, but needless to say, the crème de la crème was the new 427 (7.0-liter) big-block V8 that developed either 390 or 425 horsepower.
This custom model is powered by a 427, and just as you’d expect given the restoration has only recently been completed, the engine is fully rebuilt as well, so it f