Tuckman plans on showing his Phase III GT at some NCRS events and concours and putting it on the road.

"Joel Rosen and Motion built fast cars for driving, and my GT has never been a trailer queen," he says. "No reason to start now."

We couldn't agree more.

Martyn L. Schorr is the Founding Editor of VETTE, the author of MOTION Performance, Tales of a Muscle Car Builder, and was responsible for creating all Baldwin-Motion advertising, as well as "branding" the Phase III GT Corvette.

Spec Sheet: '71 Baldwin-Motion Phase III GT Corvette
Owner: Adam Tuckman
Block: Transplanted 512, four-bolt main bearings
Displacement: 454 ci
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Heads: GM aluminum open-chamber (3946074)
Valves: Manley stainless steel, 2.19 intake/1.88 exhaust
Camshaft: GM high-performance hydraulic
Rocker Arms: Comp Pro Magnum steel, 1.6 ratio
Pistons: JE forged
Crankshaft: GM forged steel
Rods: GM forged 7/16-inch steel
Intake Manifold: Aluminum Edelbrock c427x
Carburetor: Holley 780-cfm four-barrel (3310)
Air Cleaner: Stelling & Hellings "fly eye"
Fuel Pump: Dual Motion SuperPumper (Dupree) electric pumps and mechanical engine-mounted pump
Ignition: Stock GM distributor, Phase III CD Ignition and Mallory High Performance Coil
Exhaust System: 1 7/8-in Hooker headers with factory side pipes
Transmission: GM Turbo-400 with Hone-O-Drive overdrive
Front Suspension: Stock with Koni shocks
Rear Suspension: Stock with traction bar and Koni shocks
Rearend: Posi with 4.88 gears
Front Brakes: Stock power
Rear Brakes: Stock power
Wheels: American Racing Ansen Sprint, 15x8
Front Tires: Mickey Thomson Indy, G60-15
Rear Tires: Mickey Thomson Indy, L60-15
Fuel Octane: 105
Weight: 3,480 lbs. with driver
Current Mileage: 30,937
Interior: Customized seats and door panels, increased stowage space, custom stereo and steering wheel
Exterior: Phase III GT conversion including exposed headlights, flared wheelwells, high-rise hood, unique taillights, Le Mans fuel filler, large fastback rear window