Tag: engine

Chevy Silverado Gets A Corvette ZR1 Heart Transplant

Content courtesy of Keith Cornett at CorvetteBlogger.com If you’ve ever met a custom tuner, you’ll find they are some of the most optimistic people on this earth. Case in point? Houston tuner Fastlane managed to stuff a 638-hp supercharged LS9 Corvette ZR1 engine into a Silverado pickup truck. We’re not sure why it was decided […] More »

  Comments | By - July 12, 2011

Build Your Own Corvette Engine with the Corvette Engine Build Experience

In a move to continue its renowned customer service, Corvette has created the Corvette Engine Build Experience, which allows new vehicle owners of the 2011 Corvette Z06 or ZR1 to build their new car’s LS7 or LS9 engine at the General Motors? Performance Build Center (PBC) in Wixom, Michigan. Corvette is one of the few, […] More »

  Comments | By - June 29, 2011

The 2011 Z06 Carbon Edition: One Sweet Ride

In celebration of Corvette’s 50th year, General Motors launched the 2011 Z06 Carbon Edition Corvette. Since this model also commemorates Corvette’s contributions to the Le Mans racing, dealer-installed racing numbers mounted on the vehicle are also available. Only 500 2011 Z06 Carbon Edition Corvettes were made. 505 Horsepower The 2011 Z06 Carbon Edition is available […] More »

  Comments | By - June 16, 2011

2009 Corvette Z06 Review

The 2009 Corvette ZO6 provides significant power for a significantly lower sticker price than the ZR1 model. The Z06 model has three trim levels, the 1LZ, 2LZ, and 3LZ. They all ranged between $70,000 and $80,000 when they were first released, but they are all jam packed with features. Powertrain The ZO6 comes with a […] More »

  Comments | By - May 18, 2011

The C5 Corvette: An Overview

Corvette manufactured the C5 from 1997 through 2004.  At the time the C5 Corvette was introduced, the 1997 C5 featured an all-new drive train. The transmission moved to the rear of the car. As part of a trans-axle assembly, the transmission was connected to the engine by a torque tube. This arrangement improved the front-to-rear […] More »

  Comments | By - April 25, 2011

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