After 2 years of blood, sweat, and tears, Tom's fully restored C1 Chevy Corvette looks like it just rolled off the showroom floor.

Unquestionably one of the most recognisable and renowned automobiles in the entire world, 

the Chevrolet Corvette is a legendary figure in American automotive history. 

The 1953 General Motors Motorama event in New York City saw the introduction of the first-generation Chevy Corvette, sometimes referred to as the MK1 or C1.

Before the 1962 introduction of the second generation C2 Corvette, the C1 Corvette was produced for nine years.

The 4.3-liter small-block Chevy V8 engine under the hood, 

which significantly boosted power output above the six-cylinder version, was the Corvette's most important modification to date in 1955. 

For the 1955 model year, Chevy produced 700 C1 Corvettes, and this stunning Harvest Gold example is one of just one made.

In their most recent YouTube video, Tom from Barcroft Cars takes us inside this stunning first-generation '55 Corvette, 

which underwent a thorough restoration to return it to top condition. The outcomes are astounding. 

Although this 1955 MK1 Corvette is an ancient car in age standards, 

it still drives like a dream and unquestionably still makes an impression on onlookers.