Tag: top speed

Is Your Corvette Ready for Texas Invitational 2016?

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The Texas Invitational is one of the most extreme airfield top-speed exhibitions on the planet, featuring some of the highest horsepower street machines ever built.

  Comments | By - September 14, 2016

Callaway Corvette Runs Mojave Magnum at 202 MPH

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A 1.5 mile long timing loop set up on an air strip in the Mojave Desert recorded this Callaway SC757 cresting the 200 mph mark with ease.

  Comments | By - April 28, 2016

Why C5 Corvettes are Faster than C6s and C7s

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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?

  Comments | By - July 29, 2014