Leave all notions of flat tires, mice and dried out fiberglass shrinking in the elements. This is a well loved, modded, rubber bumpered ‘Vette that’s seen a Euro renaissance. The film’s production values are quite impressive with pan and dolly shots as well as a myriad of fades and dissolves. This is a loving salute to ‘Murica, coke bottle flanks and the international benchmark of speed, a.k.a., mother effen Chevrolet! Check out around 4:20 for “The Making Of,” bit. Very cool.
15 second plus quarter mile? Maybe more “Borat” than we first suspected.
While the exterior mods veer close to ticky tacky with funky gold stripes, three prong spinners and tippy toe stance, the 383 stoker heart transplant should dispel any notion of a automotive version of “Ali G” with Adidas track suit and gold chains.
Remember, with shipping and exchange rates, what’s plentiful and cheap here in the States is expensive and laborious to acquire abroad and you gotta hand it to George for his perseverance and flying the ‘Vette freak flag in Europe. Now, about that lettering on the tail, does that say what we think it says?