The Corvette C2 is assumed by many to be the prettiest Vette ever penned, however because it was produced between 1963 and 1967, it’s a little bit of a (very fairly) relic by immediately’s requirements. Some persons are restomodding these to offer them trendy efficiency and security, however we wager no person is planning something remotely as loopy as what Ava desires to do with the C2.
Ava is an organization based mostly in Wicklow county, Ireland, has large plans for a Corvette C2 based mostly undertaking. It has additionally enlisted the assistance of Ian Callum’s design firm, in addition to the C2’s authentic designer, Pete Brock (now in his mid-80s). They name it the Ava Hyperclassic and the identify is mainly self-explanatory – it’s a basic however with hypercar efficiency achieved by becoming the car with an all-electric powertrain whose mixed output is within the area of 1,200 to 2,000 horsepower.
On its official web site, Ava explains that
On the time, this automobile was so groundbreaking for an American firm, that its creation needed to be hidden away from the remainder of the advanced for worry of the programme being shut down. In a secret room, behind a secret door, the 19-year-old Peter drew his sketch on a humble piece of paper.
However sacrifices had been made in translating the design into manufacturing; the styling imaginative and prescient and aerodynamic efficiency was compromised. The automobile ought to have conquered the world on the race monitor. As a substitute, perfection was by no means absolutely realised.
Right now, AVA brings collectively two legendary designers – Peter Brock and Ian Callum – to excellent this iconic American basic. Impressed by the unique sketch, the ultimate chapter of the C2 is being written – in its final embodiment of timeless magnificence.
We at present don’t have any particulars on what number of autos they intend to construct or any specifics, however every instance may fetch someplace within the area of €1.2 to €2-million ($1.44- to $2.4-million). No timeframe for its doable launch has been talked about but.