Islip, New York resident John Caruso isn’t the kind of guy to make a hasty decision. After all, the owner of New Apple Automotive Warehouse first purchased this lightning-quick 1961 Corvette as a gutted-out roller for the paltry sum of $2,000 all the way back in 1976. While nearly every aspect of the car, including the powertrain, paint, body, tires, and wheels have changed over the years, one thing has remained the same: his name on the title.
This is no trailer queen! Caruso races the car regularly, posting a best of 8.32 at 165mph. He has been on the television show PINKS: All Out as well.
Incredible as it may seem, the beautiful multi-hued paint is nearly 20 years old. Custom touches like carrying the graphics\through the door jambs and the custom “CORVETTE” lettering on the nose further set it off.
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