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1967 Auctioned Corvette breaks World Record

Published by on Sep 10th, 2013, No Comments

Corvette L88

A 1967 L88 Corvette Convertible, has broke the record for the most expensive Corvette ever sold at auction.

The record breaking price? A cool $3.2 million!

Mecum, a world leader in live auctions of, amongst others, Corvette’s, held their third auction in Dallas Texas – and this is where this beautiful car was picked up for that mammoth amount. (more…)

Thrilling Three-way: Porsche vs. Lamborghini vs. Corvette

Published by on Jul 16th, 2013, No Comments

Drag Race

If you’ve ever wondered which supercar truly is the fastest when it comes to drag racing, then we have something that should interest you.

A Porsche 911 Turbo recently went head-to-head in a drag race against a Corvette Z06 and a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560. (more…)

Endora SC-1 Based on Chevrolet Corvette

Published by on May 21st, 2011, No Comments

Endora Motors has unveiled the brand new Endora SC-1. It reminds us of an Americanized Koenigsegg, though it is actually based on the Chevrolet Corvette. The new variant features an aerodynamic body kit coupled with a prominent front spoiler and HID headlights.

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Hennessy 2011 HPE700 Camaro Convertible Details Surface

Published by on Oct 8th, 2010, No Comments

The first details of the 2011 HPE700 Camaro Convertible from the Hennessey Performance stables are out.  As has been the case with the company’s earlier HPE700 coupe model,  the upcoming  the convertible will come with a CarbonAero body kit that would comprise a front splitter, a rear diffuser and revised side skirts.

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GM C7 Corvette To Come Fitted With Small Block V8 Engines

Published by on Jun 30th, 2010, No Comments

General Motors is said to be lining up the C7 Corvette with a small block V-8. The C7 Corvette is expected to be among the first line of GM cars to come fitted with a V-8. If you guys are wondering as to what is unique about the small block V8, read on.

GM’s small-block V-8s will sport aluminum blocks and heads, direct-injection, and a new combustion system. Further, in a bid to ensure compact dimensions and lower manufacturing costs, GM has maintained a traditional overhead-valve layout for the small block V8.

With General Motors pumping in close to $890 million into this project, it seems like the downsized engine initiative is taken very seriously by the car maker. We hear that the prototypes of he small block V8 engines are now being tested at Detroit, so as to be fitted into the C7 Corvettes ahead of a final test and roll out. The C7 engines are expected to be capable enough to displace 5.5 liters, with a target output of about 440 horsepower. It looks like we are in for good times on the road.

First Corvette Z06 Carbon to be auctioned at Barett Jackson

Published by on Mar 25th, 2010, 1 Comment

The Corvette Z06 Carbon limited edition model will be a sought collectable and Chevrolet USA believes that the ideal place to begin selling the viper will be the Barrett Jackson special event in Palm Beach, Florida next month. The bidder who takes home the first Z06 carbon will get an exclusive chance to enter GM’s Performance Build Center and watch the first Z06 Carbon rolling out of the production facility.

2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition 1

The Z06 Carbon production will be limited to 500 units and it is being produced to mark 50 years of Corvette at the LeMans Race. The scorcher will feature a carbon fiber raised hood along with other specialties such as magnetic ride control and Brembo braking. The Auction begins April 1.

The Corvette C6 GTR gets a Specter Touch

Published by on Oct 29th, 2009, 3 Comments

Specter Werkes Corvette C6 GTR

Specter Werkes is working up its magic on the Vette again and unlike the GTR it came up with last summer, the one that it will showcase SEMA on November 3 will be a deadlier version. The BASF Pearl Blue exterior color and HRE CF40 carbon fiber wheels on the exterior will give it a desirable look on the outside but what matters most is what it gets under the hood — a 7.0L LS7 V8 at the heart with a twin-turbo setup from Lingenfelter Performance Engineering renders a mind-boggling 800 horsepower. To keep all those ponies in safe place, the Vette C6 GTR comes with StopTech brakes at the front and the rear. On top of that a revised exhaust system was also mandatory to accommodate that much power and Specter Werkes have used a Corsa option for assistance in this case. Mind-blowing, eh?

Corvette Racing C6.R GT2: Latest Contender for the Le Mans Series

Published by on Aug 6th, 2009, No Comments

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The latest viper to prove its metal in the American Le Mans series next year would be the just revealed Corvette Racing C6.R GT2 which will obviously boost the confidence of the Corvette Racing team as a Single GT Class variant. The loss at this years’ Championship needs an impetus such as the Corvette Racing C6.R GT2 for the credentials are certainly heartening. Also, the non racing drivers would love to know that this car is ready to share a lot with the Street Going Variant and this includes- the aluminum frame, chassis structure, the steering system, the aerodynamic package and the body design. As far as the rest of the season for the Corvette Team is concerned, it will be a 6.0-litre V8 based on the 7.0-litre LS7.R and used in the GT1 version that will be put to use. For the coming season, the Vette Team plans a smaller 5.5-litre V8.

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