Tag: John Lingenfelter

Why C5 Corvettes are Faster than C6s and C7s

2000 Lingenfelter Twin-Turbo Corvette Stage II Collage Featured 2

Back in the days of the C5, the late John Lingenfelter was able to get a Corvette up to 225 mph with “only” 650 horsepower. By the time the C6 ZR1 rolled into production, it was able to achieve “only” 205 mph with 638 horsepower. With cars that are pumping out similar power figures, why the top speed discrepancy?

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