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[VIDEO] Prior Design Reveals Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray PDR700

If you want your new C7 Corvette Stingray to speak with a German accent, German tuner Prior Design GmbH may have what you are looking for. They recently revealed their latest Corvette aerobody creation, the PDR700, a widebody kit featuring a new front bumper, spoiler and cupwings; rear diffuser; side skirts; front fenders; and rear fender flares that take the look of the C7 to aggressive new levels.

[VIDEO] Hennessey HPE700 Corvette Stingray with 8-Speed Auto Undergoes Quarter Mile Testing

Texas-based tuner Hennessey Performance has been busy tweeking the new C7 Corvette Stingray over the last year with various packages designed to increase performance of the new sports car. Now that the 2015 model is out, Hennessey recently showed off the performance characteristics of its supercharged HPE700 package on a Corvette Stingray equipped with the new potent 8-speed automatic transmission.

Is a Conservative ECU Tune Responsible for Power Loss on the 2015 Corvette Z06?

A conservative ECU setup by Chevrolet appears to be the cause for the power loss some 2015 Corvette Z06 owners say they are experiencing after heavy use on the highway or the track.

Some people thought the power loss might be caused by a heat soak problem, which is caused by the buildup of heat in the engine compartment after several full throttle runs. This heat cuts the efficiency of the supercharger because hot air has reduced oxygen molecule density, meaning less fuel will be burned.

[VIDEO] Vengeance Racing Upgrades Their 2015 Corvette Z06 to 660 RWHP

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the guys at Vengeance Racing and their Arctic White 2015 Corvette Z06.

First they performed a massive burnout in the Chevrolet dealer’s parking lot after taking delivery of their new Corvette and then after taking the 20 mile trip back to their shop in Cumming, GA., they put the bone stock Z06 on the dyno where it yielded 585 hp and 611 lb-ft torque at the rear wheels.

2015 Corvette Z06 on the Dyno Shows 585 RWHP

Last week an Arctic White Corvette Z06 was picked up by the guys from Vengeance Racing who proceeded to do a massive burnout in the dealer’s lot before taking their new super car back to their shop in Cumming, GA.

Once the Z06 was safely ensconced in the tuner’s garage, it was immediately placed on the dynojet to see what its baseline horsepower and torque numbers were.

700 Horsepower Hennessey C7 Corvette Takes on Germany's Hottest Tuner Cars at Essen Motor Show

The annual Essen Motor Show is the place where Germany’s manufacturers and finest tuning specialists display their hottest and sometimes most outrageous creations in a festive atmosphere—think SEMA Show with a German accent. This year, however, an American supercar, the Hennessey C7 HPE700, elbowed its way onto the show floor amongst the sea of hyper-tuned Audis, BMWs, and ‘Benzes to stake Hennessey’s claim as a tuner worthy of worldwide recognition.

Hennessey Offers Details on Their 2015 Corvette Z06 HPE 1000 Package

We shared a video with you last week with John Hennessey of Hennessey Performance talking about the new 2015 Corvette Z06 during a break at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

If you’re one of the fortunate people to actually get to buy a Z06 but still aren’t satisfied with its 650 horsepower and 650 ft-lb of torque, then you just might want to call Mr. Hennessey.

[PICS] Revorix Makes a Splash with its Corvette Stingray at SEMA

One of the custom Corvettes we were anxious to see in person at the SEMA show comes from a new player in the Corvette aftermarket. Revorix is a new company that has deep roots in Japan and now they have set their sights on America. For the SEMA Show, they brought a 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible to showcase their new product line of functional aerodynamic parts for America’s favorite sports car.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Watch this Corvette Z06 built by Race Proven Motorsports haul ass down the track with several eight and nine second quarter mile runs.

This build came down to the wire as Race Proven Motorsports readied to hit the track at the World Cup Finals in their shop car. After watching this video, you’ll quickly realize that all the hard work was worth it. The 427ci LSX F1C Procharged animal is almost too much to handle, but it still hooks and boogies anyway!

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Mecum's Anaheim Auction to Feature the First Callaway C16 Convertible

The first of any Corvette model usually goes right to the top of the most collectible list, but it becomes particularly collectible when it’s a very limited production model, such as a Callaway C16. Mecum’s upcoming auction in Anaheim, California will feature the first Callaway C16 convertible, serial number 003, as lot S105.1 on Saturday, November 15.

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