Recently, U.S. federal legislation was passed allowing for low-volume vehicle manufacturers to produce classic cars within certain guidelines. Looking past the law lingo, this is what the legislations means.
Things like this 1965 Corvette Grand Sport happen under this new legislation, courtesy of SuperPerformance and Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. This isn’t a replica, or kit car. It’s a continuation of past engineering made for the modern day.
Mashable had the chance to drive the beast, which features a carbureted V8 engine producing 590 hp, and it produces sounds you’ll never find on a modern day production vehicle. However, there are a wide variety of engine options available should you want something a bit more modern. The LS9 V8 engine is also up for grabs here, too.