Posts Tagged ‘corvette tuning’

Callaway Cars Presents The Corvette Stingray S610

Friday, January 17th, 2014:

If you can’t wait for the new Corvette Z06 with the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing 625 horsepower, then head over to Callaway for their S610 tuning package. Not to be mistaken with the golf company, Callaway Cars have taken the 2014 Corvette Stingray and given it a similar appearance and power output to that of the Z06. With the addition of a new supercharger and high performance exhaust system, the standard Corvette now puts down 610 HP and 556 lb-ft of torque. A hefty increase from the factory 455 horses and 460 lb-ft of torque.

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New Corvette C7 Stingray Tuning by Hennessey Performance

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013:

Here is the all new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray that has received a nice tuning package from the guys at Hennessey Performance. Even though the brand new sports car offers a powerful V8 putting down 455 horsepower and sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds, tuners always want more. Pairing up one of the most famous American sports cars with one of the top American tuning firms, you are sure to have a winner. Hennessey has given the Corvette C7 owners several options, five different packages to be exact, fitting the tastes of all car lovers worldwide.

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D2FORGED Wheels Hooks Up A Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Monday, August 27th, 2012:

With the sixth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette coming to an end, D2FORGED wheels had to hook it up with a new set rims. Installing new wheels is the most common way to tune or customize your car these days, and when you spend the extra cash on a name brand like D2FORGED, you will surely be pleased with the results. Even more so when you factor in the carbon fiber package found on this Chevy Corvette Z06.

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D2Forged MB1 Wheels On A Corvette

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012:

The wheel specialists from D2Forged have hooked up this Chevrolet Corvette with a new set of their MB1 rims. Wrapped in high performance tires, the wheels measure 20×10 up front while extra wide 20×13-inch rims were installed at the rear. They feature a matte black face with titanium flange stripe, along with hand painted center caps holding the D2 emblem. The staggered style of rims have been popular choices this year when tuning cars, however we’re surprised this MB1 set doesn’t have a deep dish or chrome. Most tuned Corvettes look great with a deep lip for the rear wheels, especially if it’s going to be 13 inches wide.

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Ferrari 458 Races An Audi RS6, Nissan GT-R, and Corvette ZR1

Sunday, February 19th, 2012:

Ferrari 458 Italia Races Audi RS6, Nissan GT-R, Corvette ZR1

We all know a Ferrari 458 Italia supercar is fast, but how does the notorious Prancing Horse match up to some of the competition that is less than half the price. We have a video here from drag times, recording a stock Ferrari 458 Italia racing an Audi RS6 with 750 horsepower, an AMS tuned Nissan GTR-R with 600 HP, and a Lingenfelter Corvette ZR1 carrying 750 horsepower. These three sports cars race the Ferrari 458 on a 1 mile run, so hit the jump to see how it all went down!

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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Wide Body Kit Conversion

Monday, October 11th, 2010:

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Wide Body Kit Conversion

A killer wide body kit conversion has been made for the Chevrolet Corvette, from the tuners at ZR1 Body Kits. The Chevy Corvette already looks great from the factory, but this look has been inspired by the C6.R Corvette racing cars, featuring an aggressive stance and exterior styling. It is available in two varieties, the more aggressive called the Extreme Style ZR1 for the C6 Z06 Grand Sport retails for $7,599, while the tuning firm also offers the mild OEM-style ZR1 body kit for $6,999. Both of these performance packages are made from fiberglass using compression molds, and is similar to what the GM OEM manufacturers use for their body panels, while keeping the factory mounting points.

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D2Forged Chevy Corvette ZR1

Thursday, July 1st, 2010:

D2Forged Chevy Corvette ZR1

The tuners at D2Forged took the Chevy Corvette ZR1 and decided to improve a sports car that doesn’t really need extra work. If you expected to see a complete Corvette ZR1 tuning package here, well I’m sorry to say this isn’t it. The tuning firm specializes in aftermarket wheels for styling cars, and hooked up this Chevy Corvette with a nice set and some new paint. These wheels offered by D2Forged are available in either 19 or 20-inches, and come with a gloss black center, chrome lip, and chrome rivets. Now the paint job is what caught my attention, the wheels just add a sporty look to the Corvette.

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GeigerCars Corvette Grand Sport

Sunday, April 25th, 2010:

GeigerCars Corvette Grand Sport

The Chevy Corvette has received several styling and performance upgrades from the famous GeigerCars tuners. Starting with the exterior look, the Corvette was fitted with new aero elements such as a front diffuser, wider front and rear fenders, large rear spoiler, and integrated vents along the body. The most impressive tuning took place under the hood with a new supercharger installed on the Corvette Grand Sport. From the factory the numbers are already impressive at 430 hp and 575 Nm of torque, but GeigerCars wasn’t satisfied.

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Geiger GTS Corvette ZR1

Sunday, September 27th, 2009:

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The Corvette ZR1 is considered one of the most impressive sports cars in the United States, and the German tuners from Geiger Cars has taken it under their wing. Debatably one of the best performing sports cars today, the stock Corvette ZR1 features the LS9 6.2-liter small block engine that produces 647 hp and 823 Nm of torque. Geiger was able to distribute the weight better for improved handling by installing an electronically controlled sport suspension. They also added a high performance brake system with carbon ceramic brake discs measuring 394 and 381 mm. Geiger Cars decided the performance numbers were not enough, so they improved them with some simple engine tuning, and named it the GTS Corvette ZR1. With the modifications to the engine, Geiger was able to pump out 710 hp at 6,600 rpm and 918 Nm of torque at only 4,200 rpm with the Corvette ZR1.

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Hennessey Corvette ZR1

Monday, July 13th, 2009:

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The Corvette ZR1 is already one of the fastest production cars at 638 bhp, however Hennessey Performance Engineering has raised the level to 705 bhp. Too much horsepower is never enough, even for the all new 2010 Corvette ZR1 that pushes 717 ft-lbs of torque at 3,200 rpms from the rear wheels. The extra power upgrades were accomplished by adding a new supercharger, ECU tuning, air intake, and performance exhaust system. The Corvette ZR1 received lightweight carbon fiber rims wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, reducing the rotating weight by 60 lbs. A Z-Aero carbon fiber front splitter was installed, along with canards and a rear spoiler supply over 300 lbs of down force to the rear of the vehicle.

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Geiger Cars Corvette Z06 Biturbo

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009:

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European tuners Geiger Cars have released a striking package for the new Corvette Z06, and named this model ‘Wild Thing’. The bright green color choice for the paint is definitely wild, but it’s the power numbers that were meant to impress. Geiger Cars was able to claim an astonishing 890 horsepower after their modifications, with 940 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpms. The mods include customizing the cylinder block, head, and crankshaft which increased the displacement from 7.0-liters to 7.6-liters. They didn’t stop there however, Geiger Cars added two turbochargers to make it a biturbo (twin turbo) model. With those performance gains, the Corvette Z06 can reach an acclaimed top speed of 354 km/h!

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Sideswipe Corvette

Thursday, February 12th, 2009:

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Even though this Corvette looks extreme we’re sorry to inform you that this car is not for sale. General Motors revealed today a few characters from the Transformers movie, including the Sideswipe Corvette at the Chicago Auto Show. Sideswipe Corvette is based on a Corvette Stingray vision concept car that was redesigned to make it look more futuristic. The car’s body kit was inspired by the Stingray race car that was introduced in 1959 combined with a lot of styling elements from other Corvette generations. Ed Welburn, the vicepresident of General Motors Global Design said that Sideswipe represents an exercise in exploration for the Corvette and the creation team had the freedom to design anything they imaged.

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