Rocker Jack White Burns a Little Rubber with the C7
If you know anything about the rock star Jack White of the former group The White Stripes, then you know he’s a big fan of his native city, Detroit. So it comes as little surprise when he promotes anything tied to the Motor City, which in this case is the C7 Corvette.
Well, it certainly didn’t take long for tuners to start filling the cylinders of the new C7 with boost. What I didn’t expect was the speed at which this would turn into a full blown horsepower arms-race. Just a few days ago, Vengeance Racing pushed their C7 past the 1000 whp mark. Late Model Racecraft […] More »
February 12th, 2014: a day that will live in infamy for Corvette enthusiasts – a day the Earth’s crust decided to act the fool and swallow eight precious Corvettes. Major party foul, Planet Earth … you should know fiberglass is not part of a well-balanced diet. This major Corvette disaster has stirred the emotions of […] More »
Only Superman, and maybe a few other comic book protagonists can tear down a vehicle in five minutes or less, but thanks to the power of time-lapse video, those who hail from planets other than Krypton can be made to look like superheroes.
Hennessey Performance has just released a video of its first twin-turbo 2014 Corvette Stingray on the dyno, and the preliminary results are promising. Running seven pounds of boost and 93-octane fuel, the HPE700 Corvette put down 608 horsepower and 565 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. Calculate for a 15-percent driveline loss, and at […] More »