Dubbed ‘El Niño’ (Spanish for ‘the boy’), it’s safe to say that Berdiel loves this car as if it were his very own child. And what’s not to love about this Vette’s timeless looks and modernized performance, courtesy of an LS3 crate engine from Chevrolet Performance? The legendary LS3 is matted to a T56 Super Magnum six-speed manual transmission, and cranks out a boastful 525 horsepower.
Berdiel and his wife decided to invest in this C2 Corvette in an effort to escape the weight of day-to-day living. When the couple sets out on a driving adventure, such as the Hot Rod Power Tour, it’s just them, their highly-coveted Corvette, and the open road.
Go on and hit play to watch the three-and-a-half-minute tribute video for this truly amazing car and its inspirational backstory.