AWD C3 Corvette Goes 7.545

VTG AWD C3 Corvette with a turbo 6.2 L V8

VTG just set a new Polish drag racing record with their C3 Corvette. Over the weekend the team sent the Corvette down the quarter-mile in 7.545 sec at 279.07 km/h (173.4 mph). They were able to accomplish this feat thanks to a turbocharged Chevy V8 that produces 1,650+ horsepower and a custom AWD drivetrain. The … Read more


Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Replica with a BMW V12

Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Replica with a BMW V12

This 1969 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 replica is built on a 1977 Corvette chassis and underpinnings. It was powered by a 427 ci V8 with a Richmond five-speed manual transmission. The V8 produced good power but it didn’t produce a sound that matched the appearance. So out went the V8 and in went a 5.4 L … Read more

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