1973 Corvette with a 2JZ Update

1973 Corvette with a 2JZ

Ricky Ferguson’s 1973 Corvette doesn’t sound like any C3 Corvette out there. What sets his apart from the rest is the 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six under the hood. When we first wrote about it in 2015 the engine made 1,088 horsepower but now produces 1,260 horsepower. The drivetrain consists of a two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission … Read more

1976 Corvette with a LS1

1976 Corvette with a 5.7 L LS1

This 1976 Corvette was built by Hardcore Engine Builders in Hungary. The body sits on a hybrid C3/C5 Corvette chassis with C5 suspension with QA1 double adjustable coilovers and C6 Z51 disc brakes. Under the hood sits a 5.7 L LS1 V8 which produces 380 horsepower thanks to stainless steel long tube headers and cold … Read more

Electric Corvette Sets Land Speed Record of 209 MPH

Genovation GXE 2006 Corvette Z06 with two electric motors

Genovation Cars has broken their previous standing mile and top speed record with their electric 2006 Corvette Z06 called “GXE” (Genovation Extreme Electric). The records were set at Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, Florida. There the team reached 190.48 mph in the standing mile and a top … Read more

1968 Corvette with a Cummins 6BT

1968 Corvette with a 5.9 L Cummins 6BT diesel inline-six

Ryan Lusk definitely doesn’t care what others think. He found a 1968 Corvette that had suffered severe rear damage from a collision. There was no intention of returning it to factory spec so it was back halved with a four-link rear suspension. It raced with a 396 ci big-block V8 until someone challenged him to … Read more

C6 Corvette with a Turbo Inline-four

C6 Corvette with a Opel C20LET inline-four

We found this dyno video recorded by Maxxtuning AB in Sweden of a C6 Corvette with a turbocharged 2.3 L Opel C20LET inline-four built by TKS Racing. The C20LET comes from the factory as 2.0 L so the builders have increased the displacement to 2.3 L. The engine produced 409 horsepower and 496 Nm (365 … Read more

1972 Corvette with a LS3

DSE 1972 Corvette with a LS3 V8

Matt Farah seemed to have a lot of fun driving Detroit Speed’s 1972 Corvette test car. This Corvette has been built to compete in autocross events and rides on DSE’s C3 prototype full suspension system. Under the hood is a Mast Motorsports Black Label LS3 V8 that has been stroked and bored to 416 ci … Read more