01/28/09 - Superformance announces the production
                    of the new 1963 Corvette Grand Sport


Irvine, California, January 28, 2009-
Superformance and Duntov Motor Company have painstakingly reproduced the chassis, body panels and accessories required to replicate this extraordinary car.

You can own a Superformance Corvette Grand Sport Coupe or Roadster, a spectacular dream car that will be offered as a complete TKM (turn key minus) unit ready to accept your choice of engine and transmission. They are as close to the original as is technically possible. Many may wish what might have been, but you have an opportunity to experience what actually is! Corvette Grand Sport originally raced with several different engines and Borg Warner T-10 Four speed Manual transmissions. In its racing debut early in 1963, the car sported a production 360 HP, 327 CID fuel injected motor and a "stock" appearance. The most serious factory engine was a 377 cubic inch displacement, all-aluminum small block with four Weber sidedraft carburettors, rated 550 hp (410 kW) at 6400 rpm.

A variety of GM crate engine options from small blocks to big blocks are available.
CONSTRUCTION Factory built and assembled by one of the world's largest specialty car manufacturers, you will be assured of the same continuity and attention to detail offered in every Superformance product.

* Like the original, body panels are fabricated in fiberglass to reduce weight.
   * The frame is constructed of tubular steel.
      * The chassis sits on 15" X 8" front and 15" X 10" rear knock off wheels and Goodyear tires.
         * The interior exactly replicates the original, with custom upholstered seats, interior
              carpeting, lap type seat belts, a woodrim steering wheel and original style shifter.

Introductory Price = $89,500.00
(Price shipped to California. Price excludes taxes and engine, transmission or driveshaft)
Some specifications may change. These changes may be made by the manufacturer at the time of build.

Photos supplied by Superformance USA

In 1962, with the blessing of Chevrolet's top management, Zora Arkus-Duntov initiated a
program to create a competitive road racer based on the newly designed Corvette C-2

Duntov's objective was to suddenly and surprisingly unleash on the international road racing
community 125 very fast, high horsepower, great handling race cars, all based on a street
capable production car footprint

Although the Grand Sport Cars eventually qualified as GT production cars under international racing rules, GM executives learned of Duntov's plan to make these cars available to independent road racers that could race without the official GM endorsement, and officially stopped the program.

Only five of these Corvettes had been completed and Duntov was ordered to destroy them. Miraculously, each of the prototypes escaped destruction orders, falling into the hands of private racers who preserved their heritage for future generations.

The original Grand Sports are in private collections, and are extremely valuable and highly
coveted - not because of what they accomplished, but because of what might have been.