You love the look and feel of the classic C2 Chevy Corvette, but find original examples out of your price range and have no desire to maintain a 50 year old car. For you, BKPE is proud to unveil the Scimitar-Stage I, a C2 Corvette with the look of the classic, but within which lies the heart and soul of a modern muscle car. Available with 2 body styles, 5 appearance packages, up to 17 factory options or their modern equivalent as standard, an available 10 additional options, and the same color pallet offered by Chevrolet, the Corvette of your dreams is but a phone call away. What can we build for you?

We invite our clients to review these specifications and available options and then click on Pricing Information to obtain information on how to order your own Scimitar.

Please note that this vehicle is under development and these specifications may change without advanced notice.


Body Type


2-Door Convertible
Sermersheim’s Press Molded Fiberglass Body
GM/Caledonia Steel Birdcage
New with Concourse Body Work and Paint
BKPE 12 Month/12,000 Mile Bumper-to-Bumper, Limited Warranty



1963 C2

Chrome Grill Inserts
“Crossed Flags” Fender Emblems
“Flags” Header Emblem
Fuel Fill Door
“Fuel Injection” Fender Emblems
Ribbed Rocker Panel Molding
Simulated Hood Vents
Simulated B-Pillar Vents (Coupe Only)
Split Window Rear Window (Coupe Only)
“Sting Ray” Deck Emblems
Swooping Fender Indentations

1964 C2

Chrome Grill Inserts
“Crossed Flags” Fender Emblems
“Flags” Header Emblem
Fuel Fill Door
“Fuel Injection” Fender Emblems
Indented Hood
Ribbed Rocker Panel Molding
Simulated/Functional (L/R) B-Pillar Vents (Coupe Only)
“Sting Ray” Deck Emblems
Swooping Fender Indentations

1965 C2

Black Grill Insert with Chrome Surrounds
“Bubble” Big Block Hood
“Crossed Flags” Fender Emblems
Flat-Faced Instruments with Chrome Rings
“Flags” Header Emblem
Fuel Fill Door
Functional Fender Slots
Side-Mounted Exhaust System
Simulated B-Pillar Vents with Grills (Coupe Only)
“Sting Ray” Deck Emblems

1966 C2

“427 Turbo Jet" Fender Emblems
“Bubble” Big Block Hood
“Corvette Sting Ray” Deck Emblem
"Corvette Sting Ray" Hood Emblem
“Flags” Header Emblem
Fuel Fill Door
Functional Fender Slots
Side-Mounted Exhaust System
Silver Egg-Crate Design Grill
Smooth B-Pillar

1967 C2

“Corvette Sting Ray” Deck Emblem
“Flags” Header Emblem
Fuel Fill Door
Functional Fender Slats
L88-Style Hood
Rectangular Back-Up Lights above License Plate
Side-Mounted Exhaust System
Silver Egg-Crate Design Grill
Smooth B-Pillar

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GM 6.2L LS3 EFI V-8 Engine – 450hp
GM ECU, MAF and Harness (Performance Optimized)
GM Drive-By-Wire Throttle Body
GM Accessory Drive
SLP Underdrive Pulley
Custom Cold-Air Intake with K&N Filter
Moroso Oil Pan & High Volume Pump and Pickup
Powermaster Performance Starter

Cooling System

Be Cool Aluminum Radiator
Be Cool Dual Electric Fans and Aluminum Overflow Canister
Street and Performance 160 Degree Thermostat
B&M Oil Cooler with Red Horse Fittings and Stainless Steel Hard Lines

Fuel Delivery

Original-Style Fuel Tank Set-Up for EFI & In-Tank Pump
Aeromotive A1000 Fuel Pressure Regulator and In-Line Fuel Filters
Custom Stainless Steel Lines with Red Horse Fittings
Unique Stealth Routing of Fuel Lines for Minimum Visibility
C6 Corvette Engine Cover


Dynatech Musclemaxx Headers with 3” Collectors
Stainless Steel 3” True-Dual Exhaust System
Original-Style Side Pipes and Mufflers (1965-1967)
Magnaflow Mufflers (1963-1964)

Electrical System

American Autowire Classic Update Wiring Harness
Unique Stealth Routing of Harness for Minimum Visibility
Optima Red Top Battery (Engine Compartment Mounted)


American Powertrain TKO 5-Speed Manual Transmission
American Powertrain Mechanically-Actuated Clutch
Modified Original-Style Shifter
Energy Suspension Polyurethane Mount

GM 4L70E Supermatic 4-Speed Automatic Transmission*
    Brand New GM 4L70E Supermatic 4-Speed Automatic Transmission
    Street and Performance Harness and TCU (Performance Optimized)
    GM Stall Converter
    Modified Original-Style Automatic Shifter
    Energy Suspension Polyurethane Mount
    LED Shifter Lighting

Front Suspension

Original C2 Corvette Frame (Powdercoated)
VPB Performance Plus Front Suspension System
    Addco Front 1.25" Anti-Sway Bar Kit
    Bilstein Sport Shock Absorbers
    Polyurethane Mounts and Bushings
    Tubular Control Arms
VPB Rack-Attack Power Rack and Pinion Steering System
GM Type 2 Power Steering Assist with Custom Lines

Rear Suspension

VPB Performance Plus Rear Suspension System
    Addco Rear 3/4" Anti-Sway Bar Kit
    Adjustable Dual-Mount Monospring System
    Adjustable Strut Kit
    Bilstein Sport Shock Absorbers
    Offset Rear Trailing Arms
    Polyurethane Mounts and Bushings


The Driveshaft Shop Balanced Steel Driveshaft

Rear Axle

Original C2 Differential and Half-Shafts
Original C2 Positraction Unit
3.70 to 1 Richmond Gear Ring and Pinion


SSBC 9” Booster with Polished Master Cylinder
SSBC Extreme 4-Wheel Disc Brake Kit
    12” Cross Drilled Rotors
    4 Piston Aluminum Calipers
Original-Style E-Brake with Wilwood Cables (Rear Only)
Custom Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Unique Stealth Routing of Brake Lines for Minimum Visibility

Wheels and Tires

Corvette America Knockoff 15x6” Wheels (Year Specific)
Pirelli P600 High Performance Tires (235/60R15) (F/R)

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Model-Year Specific Original-Style C2 Corvette Interior
Lloyds Floor Mats with “S-C-I-M-I-T-A-R” Embroidery
Leather Interior*
    Deluxe Leather Door Panels
    Leather Seat Covers

Center Console

Original-Style C2 Corvette Console
Floor Mounted Shifter


Original-Style Standard Steering Column
Original-Style Telescopic Steering Column (1965-1967)
Woodgrain Plastic Steering Wheel (1963-1964)
Teakwood Steering Wheel (1965-1967)


Model Year Specific Original-Style Instrument Cluster
Original-Style 160 MPH Speedometer
Original-Style 7,000 RPM Tachometer
Original-Style Auxiliary Gauges
    Fuel Level
    Oil Pressure
    Amp Meter
Original-Style Clock
LED Lighting
Speed Warning Indicator (1967 Only)*

Air Conditioning

Vintage Air GEN IV HVAC System
Billet Aluminum Bulkhead Located Under Right Fender
Original-Style Center Vent and Under Dash Vents
Original-Style Controls
Custom HVAC Evaporator Bracket
Custom A/C and Heater Core Lines
GM A/C Compressor

Convenience Equipment

Pacific Western Design 2-Speed Hidden Wiper System Mounted in the Cowl
12-Volt Auxiliary Power Outlet in Ashtray
LED Auxiliary Lighting
    Courtesy Lights
    Dome Light (Coupe Only)
    Glove Box Light
    Rear Compartment Light
    Under-the-Hood Light
Dynamat Sound and Heat Control Insulation
Power Windows*
Heated Front Seats*

Safety Equipment

Original C2 Corvette Safety Equipment
Day/Night Mirror
Headrests (1966-67)*
Seat Belts: Original-Style 2-Point Lap Belts
  Modern-Style 3-Point Retractable Seat Belts*


Radio Delete

Original-Style RPO U69 AM/FM Radio System*
    Antique Automobile Radio AM/FM/MP3 Stereo
    Kenwood Dash-Mounted Dual Cone Speaker
    Original-Style Fender-Mounted Antenna

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Model-Year Specific Original-Style C2 Corvette Exterior
Detroit Speed Electro-Mechanical Headlight Door Actuators
See Appearance Package Options for Details

Safety Equipment

Back-Up Lights
Hazard Lights (1967)
Passenger Side-View Mirror
Stealth LED Third Brake Light Hidden in the Rear Panel
Tinted Windshield
Tinted Widows*


Painted Fiberglass Top
Canvas Convertible Top with Plastic Rear Window*
Painted Fiberglass Removable Hard Top*


HID Xenon Headlights with Halo Rings
Original-Style Parking/Turn Signal Lights with LED Bulbs
Original-Style Tail Lights with LED Bulbs
Original-Style Back-Up Lights with LED Bulbs
Original-Style License Plate Light with LED Bulb

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* Denotes Optional Equipment

Because we are a custom design/build shop, we allow our customers to customize their Scimitar-Stage I to make it as unique as they are. Thus, should you want us to design a Scimitar-Stage I to fit your vision of the ultimate vehicle, simply go to our Price Information page and tell us what you want or call our customer service department at 1-888-969-BKPE (2573).
Please note that these specifications are subject to change without notice. BKPE assumes no responsibility for any damages resulting from our changing vehicle specifications.