For sale at auction: Lot #717 - A 3-year ground-up build was just completed on this awesome 1958 Corvette custom convertible with less than 50 test miles. This project started with a well preserved original body and chassis and was transformed into a show quality classic with the power and reliability of modern technology. The drivetrain consists of a new LS6 aluminum engine, Professional Products polished intake, custom programmed electronic Fuel Injection, Tremec 6-speed manual transmission and a Ford 9" rear end. The frame was professionally constructed with front independent suspension by Jim Meyer Racing, rack & pinion steering, Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes and 4-link coilover rear suspension by Jim Meyer Racing all complimented with custom fabricated 17" Boze polished wheels. Modern conveniences include a Dakota Digital dash, power windows, Kenwood in-dash GPS navigation system with CD/DVD and iPod input, Vintage Air system, custom leather dash and interior by Al Knoch. An original restored factory hardtop is included for all weather driving.