1957 Corvette SRIII with a LT5 V8

1957 Corvette SRIII with a LT5 V8

Ken Hanna is the co-founder of Chicago‚Äôs Chevy/Vettefest Nationals, owner of Lectric Limited that makes reproduction harnesses for the Corvettes, and has restored three 1957 Corvettes to NCRS Top Flight and Bloomington Gold standards. In one way or another, Ken has been involved with Corvettes for over 50 years. In 1990 he set out to … Read more

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1967 Corvette with a Big-Block V8

1967 Corvette with a 502 Big-Block V8

This 1967 Corvette was built by Schwartz Performance in Woodstock, Illinois. Under the hood sits a carbureted 502 ci big-block V8 crate engine capable of 508 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 580 lb-ft at 3,600 rpm. The transmission is a Muncie four-speed manual transmission connected to a custom steel driveshaft. It rides on a Schwartz … Read more

1969 Corvette with a LS3 V8

1969 Corvette with a LS3 V8

This 1969 Corvette came to V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, Illinois for better handling and more power. The Corvette lost its original numbers-matching V8 many years earlier so the current had no issues replacing the 350 ci small-block V8. The team decided to replace the classic V8 with a 6.2 L LS3 … Read more

1989 Corvette with a Quad-Turbo LSx

1989 Corvette with a Quad-Turbo LSx V8

The owner of this 1989 Corvette calls his creation “The Chupacabra”. Found rotting in a field with its roof missing, most of the interior gone, and the engine not running, it was perfect to turn into a Vette Cart. The engine is a 4.8 L Vortec 4800 V8 from a 2000 GMC Sierra attached to … Read more