The Fast and the Curious: 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 convertible

The Times takes a look at the quirky and the quick within the automotive world.

By David Undercoffler
Los Angeles Times
October 27, 2012

The details: Recipe for the 427: Take from the Z06 one engine, driveline, rear axle, optional Magnetic Ride Control, optional carbon fiber hood and fenders, mix with ZR-1's rear spoiler and lightweight wheels wrapped in Michelin PS2 rubber. Hack off the roof. Drop onto a steel frame (the Z06's aluminum frame would flex too much without a roof). Add open road. Serves one driver and one passenger.

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