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Friday, November 23, 2018

This is not an ordinary Corvette StingRay

For fans of old and antique cars, the more people are looking for those car, also makes its selling price increasing as the time goes by. This also applies to the C2 Corvette StingRay model, which its design resembles a seductive stingrays.
It is an elegant and fierce looking of a new C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
Moreover in the hands of the crew of the Ares Design Technical Center, the figure of these American muscle car became more unique and fierce.

Maybe some of you feel not-familiar with the name of Ares Design Technical Center. This is an Italian automotive company based in Modena, and led by Dany Bahar.
Front view of a new C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
If that name sounds familiar, that's because it is: Bahar formerly served as Ferrari's vice-president, CEO of Lotus, and has had a four-year tour in Formula One before all that, at a management level.

Then Bahar set the basis for Ares in 2012, as a company specializing in body kits, interior upgrades, and performance and power improvements.
Left side view of a new C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
Since then, the company managed to produce a handful of cars. Ares opened their new facility in Modena on February, 2018 where it will design, develop and produce coach-built limited-edition cars.

Back to the figure of C2 Corvette StingRay, although classified as a classic car from the 1960s, the ability of C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design should not be underestimated. Because its drivetrain has been changed with modern machines. Namely using the LS3 V8 engine as can be found on the Corvette C6 which was built between 2005 and 2013.
Red-nuanced interior view of a new C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
Yes under those hood has been pinned a 6.2-litre V8 engine is intentionally immersed by Ares as the mechanical heart of the classic car to produce power up to 518 horsepower, which is channeled to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission and Viper Hammerhead differential systems.
This new 6.2-litres L3 V8 engine as the new C2 Corvette StingRay drivetrain to produce power up to 518 horsepower. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
There's an interesting thing while installing those new machine which also requires the installation of 23 original and new holes in the firewall to utilize the new cable. It also requires installing a special fuel tank, modifying the car's feet section, installing the new exhaust, and installing the bulged 427 styled hood.
Rear view of a new C2 Corvette StingRay rebuilt by Ares Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2zaAH6S)
The engine is not the only focus of this classic car restoration. The Ares Design has also stripped the bodywork and interior parts. The exterior is sprinkled with glossy black, and the cabin is lined with fresh leather, with refurbished upholstery and modern electronic equipment.

On its red nuanced cabin, there's a modern entertainment systems consisted Alpine 500-watt amps, USB port and Bluetooth connectivity. Calls are quickly updated with LED lighting, and both door windows are now electrically operated. And the installation of 19 inches rims at the front, and 20 inches behind, with LED lights to provide better illumination.
For those of you who are interested to rebuild the antique cars like this, you must be ready to spend out your money about US $436 thousand - $500 thousand or approx around Rp.5.8 billion - Rp.6.7 billion. WOW.! *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ARES DESIGN | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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