We’ve said it before but we’ll say it again: The 48-Hour Corvette by Ridetech is a marvel of determination and detail.
Slapped together in just three 16-hour shifts, the team managed to cobble together a ridiculously fast 1972 C3 Corvette from next to nothing with the help of numerous sponsors, including Lingenfelter Performance Engineering.
The point? To prove that parts for early Corvettes are abundant and that, with all those parts on hand, one could pretty much slap something together in a weekend if they really, really, really wanted to.
While most builders won’t have the help of numerous sponsors and near endless parts on hand, you have to hand to the crew at Ridetech for their perseverance and tenacity.
Since the build, the team has taken the 48 Hour Corvette to numerous track days and events in order to prove its reliability and capability, and it killed the last event at NCM Motorsports Park.
This time its taken to the autocross course and the results are simply spectacular. With a Lingenfelter-tuned 427 cubic-inch LS7 engine under the hood pushing 650 hp, this insane brute sniffs through the course like a hungry hog after a truffle.
It’s a glorious cacophony of engine noise and tire squeal and it’s definitely the best sound we’ve heard all week. Watch it tear it up at the 2015 Goddguys’ Nashville Nationals below.