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Superformance Corvette Grand Sport : 1963

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Superformance now brings you the excitement of the Corvette Grand Sport with two distinct packages. The Roadster and Coupe street versions.


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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

Coupe Standard Equipment.
• A complete factory assembled rolling chassis.
• Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colors.
• Fully independent front and rear suspension.
• Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®.
• Four-wheel vented disc brakes, power assisted calipers.
• Aluminum radiator/oil cooler
• Rack and Pinion Power Steering
• Power Windows
• Air Conditioner

The Corvette® Grand Sport is built under license from General Motors Company.

History.
In late 1962 Chevrolet chief engineer Zora Arkus Duntov set out to build a production run of 125 purpose built Corvette racecars with the ultimate goal of winning the GT class at the 24 Hours of LeMans. Inside Duntov’s shop, the project was known as the LightWeight. As they neared completion, Chevrolet marketing christened the cars Grand Sports. After a pilot run of five cars, GM brass cancelled the project and ordered the cars destroyed.

Zora put away the first two cars, and sent serial #’s 003, 004 & 005 to John Mecom of Houston, Texas. John sold the three cars to Texans Alan Sevadjian, Delmo Johnson, and Jim Hall respectively.

In the last International race of his career, Delmo Johnson drove Alan’s GS #003 at Sebring in March of 1965. For that race, Duntov provided the race team with the first racing big block engine ever to leave the factory.

Several engines were used in the first five Grand Sports, perhaps the most famous being the all aluminum 377 cubic inch small block with Weber cross ram intake. A modern version of this original powerplant with 48mm Webers is available today for installation in the Corvette Grand Sport street roller. Seven other powerplants are available from our partners at GM Performance Parts for installation in any of our Grand Sports, ranging from the 350 HP ZZ4 iron small block to the all aluminum supercharged and fuel injected LS9. All these engines carry a 2-year / 50,000 mile warranty serviced through your local Chevrolet dealer.

(source: Superformance)


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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport wheel well.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport side detail.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear vent.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear vent.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear vent.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear vent and wheel well.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport wheel well.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear vent.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood vents.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood vents.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport E-Rod logo.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport rear.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport emblem.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport exterior rear radiator.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport exterior rear radiator.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport exterior rear radiator.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport gas cap.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport door handle.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport front side vents.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood strap.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood strap.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood strap.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood strap.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport headlights.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport hood detail.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport E-Rod logo.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport emblem.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport gauge cluster.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport gauge cluster.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport steering wheel emblem.

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1963 Superformance Corvette Grand Sport E-Rod engine.

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COMMENTS
chris2265 days ago

Superformance makes great replicas - I have seen this Vette up close and it is killer - done very nicely.
Their rollers enable one to customize the build to your tastes with an abundance of options.
I own a MKIII roadster and I love it!!!!!!!

Lora2265 days ago

Superformance makes great replicas - I have seen this Vette up close and it is killer - done very nicely.

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