1954 Chevrolet Corvette GM Styling Concept Gallery
Zora’s first step was to make a new ladder-type frame that was cutoff at the rear axle and considerably lighter than its production counterpart. Furthermore, all the suspension components were lightened and the fuel tank was repositioned closer to the cockpit.
Extending from this simple chassis was a complex steel space frame that supported the body. The panels were made from hand-laid fiberglass that were considerably thinner and lighter from stock. Inside, a production-looking interior was fitted, but it was delicate and non-functional. The doors were stripped of their hardware, instead only having a Velcro strap for the window.
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