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Custom First Gen Corvette Restomod Will Make Jaws Drop At Auction

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This car is the perfect vehicle for any classic Corvette enthusiast with a passion for speed and style.

Custom Corvettes are some of the most excellent cars on the enthusiast automotive market because of their incredible versatility and style that combines the best of 1960s design with modern tech and driving innovations. While we see a ton of C2s and C3 variations of these cars, it is pretty tricky to find first-generation Corvettes that have been changed from the original state at all. Purists are particularly protective of these cars as they represent the early stages of the Corvette name that has grown to nearly unbelievable proportions. So many enthusiasts are faced with the difficult decision of finding a scrapped shell, restoring it, and restomodding it or chopping up an already good condition car and risk damaging the vehicle permanently. That was until

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We Tag Along with Photographer Larry Chen in a Custom 1970 Chevrolet Blazer

Photo credit: Larry Chen Courtesy of Kahn Media

Photo credit: Larry Chen Courtesy of Kahn Media

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Larry Chen can’t stop talking about the paint. I think he’d lick it if there wasn’t a whole bunch of us watching. I can’t blame him. The color is a dark oaky green with a fine gold pearl that pops along the body lines of the 1970 Blazer and makes it glow in the setting sun. It looks delicious. With its open cockpit of soft wheat-colored leather, and a backdrop of emerald and amber Malibu mountains, it’s a photographer’s dream, and Chen, crouched in a deep squat and leaning back to balance the weight of two large Canon cameras, is taking full advantage. “That paint,” he says again, as the camera shutter clicks so fast it becomes a whir.

Chen is well-known in the automotive

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