**Bid On This Car At The Barrett-Jackson Auction September 16-18.** This heavily pedigreed 1962 Corvette known as “Elegance,” This custom piece is powered by a 500hp LS7 mated to a polished 4L65E transmission. Rounding out the engine bay is a polished aluminum radiator with stainless air conditioning lines. The exhaust system is polished stainless with custom one-off tips, and suspension is a fully polished C4 on a custom molded chassis. The sleek design and body modifications on the front of the piece are extreme, including removing of the bumpers, with solid grille rings accenting the front with matching side grilles. The coves were also fitted with custom billet inserts. The body modifications include widening of the rear quarters by 2″, raising the top body line 1″ and lengthening it 1″. All body lines have been peaked and/or modified. The wheel openings have been tastefully altered to accept larger wheels and the inner fenders custom-made and molded to the body. All bolts on the piece are polished stainless, the hood and trunk latches removed, and actuators were installed under the side of car completely molded. All the wiring is hidden. Headlight rings were custom-made to eliminate the need for screws. The car’s awards include Detroit Great 8, Top Ten Builder Choice in Del Mar, CA, Top Ten Builder Choice in Loveland, CO, and Gold winner at Corvette Nationals in Chicago. It was also a feature car at the Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show in Indianapolis, IN, feature car at SEMA in Las Vegas – Meguiar’s Car Crazy TV show and Top 12 of Mothers’ Shine Award at SEMA, special guest at Long Beach MotoRama and featured in the November 2011 issue of Super Chevy Platinum magazine. Awards accompany the car. The piece has been driven over 700 miles since competing in the show circuit, proving its road-worthiness. This is a one-off, stunning, heavily pedigreed 1962 Corvette.