1963 Corvette at Barrett-Jackson Auction


A car familiar to Cars On Line newsletter readers will be leading the lineup of specialty and collector cars for this year’s 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction will sell some of the top classic cars in the world. The Saturday prime time lineup of cars that will cross the auction block at this year’s Barrett-Jackson Auction includes the 1963 Corvette Pro Street which was chosen as last year’s 2012 CAR of the YEAR on the Cars On Line website.

The custom Pro Mod Pro Street will be crossing the auction block at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Saturday. Watch for our updates on the Cars On Line.com Facebook page as we bring you updates from the Barrett-Jackson.

The custom Split Window Corvette is billed as the “The World’s Fastest Street Legal Car,” certified by NHRA and IHRA Pro Mod- 7.50 ET and faster. Newsletter readers know that this car was designed and built by Rod Saboury, one of the world’s most noted Pro Street Corvette builders. The body is a real 1963 split window with original VIN plate and correct title, lengthened and widened hood with scoops to house the trubos. Lengthened 12″, 6″ in rear of front fenders, 4″ in the roof and 2″ in the rear quarters, quarter panels raised 2″, rear of body widened 3″, rear wing recessed into body, functioning trunk looks OEM.

Featuring a chromoly double frame rail chassis by Lowdown Hot Rods, Mike Moran 427 small block Chevy twin turbo engine producing 2,600hp and 1700 ft/lbs torque, has clocked times at 6.75 and 209mph in street trim. MRE sheet metal intake manifold with billet runners, Dart ‘Little Chief’ heads, custom headers by Larson, Dart billet block, 88mm Garrett turbos, Jesel distributor with Mag 44 cap, Big Stuff ‘Gen 3′ Pro SEFI and traction control. Racepak UDX digital display, Racepak V300 computer, 9″ AFT triple disc clutch, Titanium bellhousing, Lenco CS2 4-speed, Strange axles and disc brakes, Powermaster 210 amp alternator produces 18.5 volts, Weldon fuel pump with voltage reducer to slow pump down for street driving, 16-volt system, American Racing wheels with front spindle mounts and Mickey Thompson SR radials.

Want to preview some of the other “prime time” vehicles you’ll see at the Barrett-Jackson? Follow our coverage of the auction here: ClassiCarNews.com. We will be bringing onsite coverage of the Barrett-Jackson with photos and inside info on the cars and celebrities at the event. Don’t forget to join the discussion on our Facebook page as well!

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