Tag: LS7

Jeff Cleary’s 1967 LS7 Corvette Ready for the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational

So who’s your pick for America’s Ultimate Street Car? One possible contender for the title at this year’s highly anticipated OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational coming up in less than a month is this awesome 1967 Corvette owned by Jeff Cleary, whose creation has been featured on the cover of prominent magazines for years. Each

  Comments | By - October 11, 2012

New Renderings of the Corvette-based Endora SC-1

It was back in May we first learned about the Endora SC-1, a new German custom coach that will be powered by America’s finest V8 Small block engines. Sure we’ve seen custom supercars built on the Corvette chassis before. The Bertone Mantide and Rossi 66 are two of our favorites. But

  Comments | By - August 9, 2011

Behind the Scenes: Touring the GM Performance Build Center

Article and photos contributed by Steve Burns
As part of the NCRS national convention last week we were able to participate in a tour of GM’s Performance Build Center. The facility is located about an hour northwest of Detroit in Wixom, MI. The low-volume plant hand assembles all of the dry sump motors for

  Comments | By - August 8, 2011

C3 Chevrolet Corvette: Legend of the LS7 Engine

The C3 Chevrolet Corvette saw a number of different and interesting editions from 1968-82.  One that was planned but never production-built was the 1971 LS7. This Chevy Corvette would have been one of the most powerful ever made, constructed around a LS7 454 cubic-inch engine measured at an impressive 465 hp (or 437 kW).

  Comments | By - September 8, 2009

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