Tag: Hennessey

That Didn’t Take Long…

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We’ve got a new forum section up, C7 tech/performance, and since C7 Stingray deliveries began about a week ago the aftermarket has already jumped in. Yesterday, we posted a video of Hennessey running the new Vette down the 1/4 mile to establish a baseline but they already have customer C7s in the shop. The top-tune […] More »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2013

Hennessey Runs C7 Stingray at Drag Strip

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Hennessey builds some of the meanest cars under the sun and now they’ve gotten their hands on the new C7. Uh oh. It probably won’t be too long before it has seven trillion (or maybe just a thousand) horsepower. But below is video of a quarter-mile run with the C7 as it was delivered to […] More »

  Comments | By - September 30, 2013

Hennessey Details 2014 Corvette Stingray Upgrades

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If you want to be the first kid on your block to have a pumped-up Corvette Stingray, you might want to call John Hennessey and his team in Texas right now. Hennessey Performance announced its upgrade program for the seventh-generation Corvette on Monday morning, and it’s a wild one. Debuting in October for $18,450 will

  Comments | By - July 17, 2013

Hennessey Plans to Offer 1,000 HP Corvette Stingray

Just days after Ken Lingenfelter of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering said the new C7 may not be capable of producing much more than 700-hp, Hennessey Performance Engineering has announced it plans to offer two very powerful engine performance upgrades for the 2014 Corvette Stingray later this year. Lingenfelter expressed reservations last week about the upper limits

  Comments | By - February 25, 2013

Drag Race Battles with a Corvette ZR1 Hennessey vs 1200 hp Twin Turbo Jeep SRT-8

We’re not sure what to make of these three races on Dragtimes featuring a Corvette ZR1, a couple of Mercedes, a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and a Porsche 911 TurboS. In the first race, the two Mercedes square off with the expected results, the E63 AMG tuned by Evotech with 730-hp leaving the stock S65

  Comments | By - July 5, 2012

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