PureRossi has unveiled the first details on the Rossi SixtySix - a Corvette C6 that borrows its design DNA from the classic Sting Ray model. The SixtySix will be built in limited numbers and will be unveiled at the 22nd Annual EyesOn Design this Sunday at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills.

As we were saying, the Rossi SixtySix will take its design inspiration from the Sting Ray models: there will be a split window, stinger hood, a modern front, and retro "bumpers". For the interior, updates will be made to the center console area, door accents, and shift boots.

The sports car will be offered in eight exterior colors: black, red, maroon, blue, pearl white, a charcoal gray, and yellow.

Under the hood the Rossi SixtySix will have a V8 engine producing 450 HP and 400 lbs-ft of torque Unfortunately, performance figures haven’t been released yet so little is known about how these numbers will reflect on the road.

Transforming a new Corvette C6 into a Rossi SixtySix only takes five days and the price for the final project, with the C6 donor car included, is in the $130k area.

Specifications after the jump.

Specifications

  • Curb weight 3550 lb
  • Weight dist (w driver), f/r,% 52/48
  • Wheelbase 105.7 in.
  • Track f/r 63.5 in./62.5 in.
  • Length 182.0 in.
  • Width 75.8 in.
  • Height 49.1 in.

Engine

  • Type ohv 2-valve/cyl V-8
  • Displacement 5967 cc
  • Bore x stroke 101.6 x 92.0 mm
  • Compression ratio 10.9:1
  • Horsepower (SAE) 450 bhp @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque 400 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
  • Redline 6500 rpm
  • Fuel injection elect. Sequential port
  • Rec. fuel prem unleaded, 93

Chassis and body

  • Layout front engine/rear drive
  • Body/frame composite panels/unit steel
  • Brakes Front: 14.0-in. vented discs, 4-piston calipers; Rear: 13.0-in. vented discs, 4-piston calipers
  • Assist type vacuum, ABS
  • Wheels Front: Forged alloy, 19x9.5; Rear: Forged alloy, 20x12
  • Tires Front: P275/30ZR-19; Rear: P325/25ZR-20
  • Steering rack & pinion, power assist
  • Suspension Front: Upper & lower A-arms, transverse composite leaf spring with coil assist, tube shocks, anti-roll bar; Rear: Upper & lower A-arms, transverse composite leaf spring with coil assist, tube shocks, anti-roll bar

 

Source: Corvette Blogger

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8 comments:

  (831) posted on 10.15.2010

"Yummy"? Might not go that far. But it isn’t bad, either. I look at this thing and I can envision a hundred places where they might have f-ed it up completely.

  (340) posted on 10.12.2010

It’s interesting. I’ll say that. The proportions are MUCH better than the 50s re body for the C5, that looked completely awful. This one has funky wheels... like... the negative offset just isn’t working with this design. I feel that if the wheels were more flush, with a flush face, it would look a lot better. Right now the design looks 2010, but the stance looks 1997.

  (387) posted on 06.23.2010

on a glance, the design is so unique but when you stare at it.. you’ll find yourself looking on the MB SLS also.

  (434) posted on 06.22.2010

i like the car, but the front end looks awful.

  (808) posted on 06.21.2010

it seems like they used the old front end and used a modern sports car.

  (364) posted on 06.20.2010

Wonderful and looks great in bringing back a little bit of the old to the 21 century. Well, not too crazy about the headlights at all.

  (418) posted on 06.20.2010

Might not go that far. But it isn’t bad, either. I look at this thing and I can envision a hundred places where they might have f-ed it up completely.

  (5) posted on 06.17.2010

the actual corvette should honestly look more like this... good classic design lines. chevy take some cues, none of this futuristic transformer garbage!!

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