1969-1971 Baldwin-Motion Phase III GT Corvette – The first Corvette tuner was Baldwin-Motion and the work of this company was legendary. A dealer in Baldwin, New York, wants to send new Corvettes to a speed shop named Joel Rosen’s Motion Performance to undergo several modifications. It was Rosen’s dream to build a new, fast and functional all-American GT sports car. Some units with special modifications are built according to the order.
The design of the GT Corvette phase III is truly stunning. This car has a small rear window and a nice suspension. Under the hood there is a Big-Block engine with an optional 427cid capacity or a 454cid V8 configuration. Even so there is also Corvette – Motion which gets a V8 engine with a small capacity of 350cid.
Small facts to know about the GT Corvette 1969-1971 Baldwin-Motion Phase III. If chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov knew about this project then that would be bad news for Motion. But when Duntov found it at the New York International Auto Show in 1969, he blessed the engine.
Duntov said, “I really like your Corvette, Joel. Unfortunately, we cannot do what you do. “According to a Marty Schorr who works closely with Joel Rosen. So between 1969 and 1971, this type was only made of 12 units.
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