Chevrolet launched its radical new Corvette in 1962, based on the Sting Ray race car. The road cars had a huge number of performance options, and it is this, plus the car's very quick pace, which made many successful race machines. This roadster is typical of the breed, with the original frame reinforced with a multipoint roll cage that stiffens up the structure and helps to make the suspension work In "Her. The springs and shocks have all been uprated to the sort of standard that would usually rattle fillings loose on the road, though they make this roadster into I In- ultimate corner carver. This car uses the highest factory-rated engine, the 327ci (5.4 liter) 'Fuelie', so called because it had Rochester mechanical fuel injection. It also had specially designed aluminium cylinders heads, 11:1 compression, and a modified distributor to promote power.
Corvette BP Racer (1965) Specifications
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