Category: Engine

Watch Hennessey’s HPE700 Twin-Turbo C7 Corvette Terrorize the Dyno

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Hennessey Performance has just released a video of its first twin-turbo 2014 Corvette Stingray on the dyno, and the preliminary results are promising. Running seven pounds of boost and 93-octane fuel, the HPE700 Corvette put down 608 horsepower and 565 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. Calculate for a 15-percent driveline loss, and at […] More »

  Comments | By - January 24, 2014

Corvette Stingray’s LT1 V8 Engine Makes Wards List of 10 Best Engines

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The new Stingray continues to wow journalists around the world. This time it’s what is under the hood of the 2014 Corvette – a totally reengineered LT1 V8 engine – that’s earning the applause. WardsAuto names Ward’s 10 Best Engines each year, and last month they announced that Chevrolet has two winners – the Stingray’s […]

  Comments | By - January 8, 2014

Tech Tuesday: C6 Intake

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Intake Why Mod? Modifying your intake, or cold air intake, is a relatively inexpensive, easy way to gain some horsepower. Make no mistake, this will not result in 50% more horsepower, at best around 5%. But it doesn’t cost too much (most complete intake systems cost less than $500) and can be a fun, quick […] More »

  Comments | By - December 31, 2013

A Corvette in a German Suit

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The Corvette is American’s Sports Car. There is no debate, but if you’ve ever wondered how it would look in a German GT suit or thought to yourself, “I’d really love a BMW M3 but the power is SERIOUSLY lacking,” it’s your lucky day. Currently on Ebay is a 1997 BMW M3 powered by good ol’ […] More »

  Comments | By - December 30, 2013

Watch the World’s First Turbo C7 Corvette Scream at You

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Last month we told you about how Lashway Motorsports was developing a turbo kit for the C7 Corvette Stingray that would bump output to 540 rear-wheel horsepower with six pounds of boost. Not too long after we posted that, a video of a running prototype surfaced on YouTube. Check out the footage below to see how […] More »

  Comments | By - December 13, 2013

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