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 |  Mar 17 2012, 10:01 AM

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Looking for a truly unique car to add to your collection? Better head to the 2012 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. from April 5 through 7. This custom 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe V7 features a twin-turbo, mid-engine setup backed by a stunning design.

The Chevrolet LS V8 1,000-hp (915 lb-ft of torque) engine powers this GM Design Award winning Corvette and commands attention. The ’63 Vette truly embraces the blend of classic car design with modern day technology. The body is widened a massive 10 inches and coated in a sleek black finish. One of the most impressive features of the Vette is the new cab forward design which allows the engine to be viewed through the original rear window openings.

Suspension on the custom Corvette Coupe comes courtesy of Penske Racing, while the massive brakes that help stop the 1,000-hp monster are from Baer. Custom HRE wheels adorn each corner, wrapped with high-quality Michelin rubber.

The attention to detail on this vehicle makes it truly mesmerizing and is welcomed into the American super car world. With a 0-60 time in the sub 3-second range, this is truly one of the most collectible Corvettes in the world.

GALLERY: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe

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[Source: Barrett-Jackson]