Worthy Of Praise: R8 Owner Wooed By C7 Corvette
In a recent thread on the forums, one R8 owner is being won over quite assuredly by the new Z06’s performance, looks, and improvement in build quality.
The Project C700 fit the standard C7 Corvette with a Billy Boat exhaust system. The bolt-on upgrade puts out 412.2 rear wheel horsepower and 390.1 rear wheel torque. Oh, and it sounds amazing.
During an episode of ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,’ the adventure travel host appears to have inadvertently stumbled upon a deep passion for the Corvette shared among local car lovers in Cuba.
This week’s How-To Tuesday article gives you every bit of necessary information you could possibly need on torque values for the C7 Corvette.
If you were unaware, the Chevrolet Corvette GT3-R racer isn’t as pure-blood, soil-eating, firework-lighting American as you think. In actuality, it has quite a bit of Europa, Germany in particular, all up in it. The Callaway name should give that away.