Tag: LS6

Choosing Between the C4 and C5 Corvette

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Even though both are unmistakably Corvettes, the C4 and C5 are very different cars.

  Comments | By - March 4, 2015

Red on Red 1971 LS6 Convertible Headed to Russo and Steele Scottsdale

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The list of significant Corvettes being offered at the January auctions next month continues to grow. Next up is this very rare red on red 1971 LS6 convertible which will be crossing Russo and Steele’s auction block in January. It is believed that this car is the only red on red LS6 roadster ever built. […]

  Comments | By - December 27, 2013

He Just Needed an Excuse…

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CF member Hypntyz received a rough C4 for his thirtieth birthday that he proceeded to restore, rebuild and modify. When he got it, “it was almost ruined with 117k miles, [it had] flat-spotted tires and chrome-flaking [off of] ZR1 knockoff wheels, faded paint with yellow fiberglass showing, rotten interior, leaking windows and targa top, half […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Bragging Rights

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Car&Driver has devoted a lot of ink to the Corvette over the years. Their reviews of the car always seemed to be a “love/hate” relationship, frequently criticizing the car for its brakes, build quality and weight but praising its performance. Yet, at the same recognizing that there were no sports cars on the market that could […] More »

  Comments | By - August 14, 2013

2001-2004 C5 Chevrolet Corvette Z06: LS6 Engine and Performance

The C5 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was introduced as the successor to the FRC C5 Vette. This model Chevy Corvette produced superior performance for a number of reasons.The Z06 employed a high horsepower edition of the LS1 standard V-8 called the LS6. This engine produced 385 horsepower (or 287kW) and was lighter and faster than the […] More »

  Comments | By - September 8, 2009

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