1954 Chevrolet Corvette EX-87 “Duntov Mule”



  • Zora Arkus-Duntov’s testing car
  • Known to be the world’s first V8 powered Corvette
  • Prototype “Duntov Cam” was used its 265 C.I. V8 engine
  • The engine’s displacement was increased to 307 C.I.
  • Numerous body modifications for speed runs including a tail fin
  • Driven to 163 mph in 1955 by Smokey Yunick at the GM Arizona Proving Grounds
  • The experimental engine was reunited with the car in 2003 after nearly 50 years of separation