1963 was a watershed year for the Corvette. Production hit 21,513 – split quite evenly between the new “roadster” and stunning coupe design from Larry Shinoda under the direction of Bill Mitchell, with the now infamous (and valuable) split rear window design. Subsequent model year Vettes added the new knock off wheels (1964), the 396 “big block” V8 (1965), and then in 1966, the 427, 430 HP L-88 model, ultimately one of the most collectible Corvettes ever.
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To balance performance and efficiency, the Z06 leverages the same trio of advanced technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray – direct injection, Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation) and continuously variable valve timing – and leverages them with a new, more efficient supercharger. Combined with the fuel-efficient transmissions, aerodynamic design and lightweight construction, they help make the new Z06 surprisingly frugal.
Corvette Stingray’s provocative exterior styling is as functional as it is elegant. It makes a bold design statement that embraces the advanced technology of the car, while enhancing its overall performance in everything from the wind tunnel to the track.
Lighting is a signature element of the Corvette Stingray’s design and reinforces its high-tech aesthetic. At the front, indirect white LED lamps form a distinctive daytime styling cue. They are set in black-chrome lamp housings with standard HID projector headlamps. The turn signals feature edge-lit amber LED lighting.
With 708hp and maximum torque this Corvette does its name credit, and catapults the already factory good motorized 7th generation Corvette in the league of the supercars.
Since Guido Rüffer decided to optimize American cars, none of the vehicles have left his holy halls with less than 540hp.
Dodge Ram RP540, Ford Mustang, Jeep SRT8 RP600 and RP700, and as highlight, the Camaro RP1000, all got their substantial extra portion of power and torque.
O.CT Tuning – with company headquarters in Austria and own company location in Switzerland – has been focusing for many years on performance optimizations in the area of software and hardware.
O.CT Tuning has been the state-of-the-art provider in the field of software optimization for new development and programming via the OBD-II interface for years.
In the matter of hardware, the Compressor Engineering division has been examined with commitment and in the meantime has been increased with great success for the brands Audi S4 / S5 / RS4 / RS5 / R8 (V8 models), as well as for the US brands
This custom project is labeled “Made in Germany”: and centers around a new widebody aerodynamic kit, made largely from carbon fiber. At the front, this starts with a new bumper, spoiler and cup wings. Meanwhile, the back is dominated by massive quad exhaust sitting inside a carbon fiber diffuser skirt.
The PDR700 also brings fresh side skirts and flared wheel arches. All the parts are designed to fit the new Corvette Stingray C7. We’ve calculated that the body kit alone would set you back €7,050, not including installation or paint.
Having a car is one of the most crucial aspects in this modern and fast-pacing world. Not having one means being unable to do a great number of things. Like driving around obviously. Or at least, not being able to find a girlfriend. It is not a secret that everyone prefers getting a sleek, brand-new, untouched car and to be the first one to try, feel, and tame its power. Yet, very often, the desire for something new is not being satisfied. Why? Because prices are too high and that specific and so-much-wanted car is just not affordable, apart as an image on your laptop’s desktop. In situations like this, services which offer reliable vehicles and not so bank-account-emptying prices come to the rescue. For instance, there is a wide collection of used cars on Hertz Rent2Buy.
Two stunning beauties for sale, which have been refined very expensive, in very high quality and with great attention to detail. Both cars are complete rebuilds without mileage, inside and out – technically and visually new.
Chevrolet Corvette C1 1961 in a two-tone metallic paint. In a subtle grey, the combination with the GMC Red effect is strictly made for the vehicle. The interior is based on the vehicle exterior color, is naturally processed just as high quality and provides, together with the black fabric hood, an excellent transition. The heart of this dream car, a 5,7l-V8 LS1 with 385PS / 550Nm from the Corvette C5 and a stainless steel exhaust system from Magnaflow, provide enormous propulsion. Delaying by Porsche-Brembo brake system, designed for the most technical claims, it‘s also visually pleasing to the eye. With a coilover suspension by QA1 and opulent 20 inch-wheels from Breyton, the overall picture is rounded off very consistent.
Chevrolet has hit upon the novel idea of using a little known area of challenging forest draped with intermittent terror and tarmac called ‘Nurburgring’ to test the capability of its new Camaro Z/28. It posted a lap time. It was quite fast.
How fast? 7m 37.47s. In isolation, that sounds incredibly slow, considering the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 boasts a 505bhp, 470lb ft 7.0-litre V8 – the same one you’ll find in the Corvette Z06 – tinkered by Corvette Racing. All this power is marshaled through a six-speed manual gearbox to the 19in rear wheels in a torrent of sweaty-palmed fury. But then do bear in mind this ‘Nurburgring’ is around 13 miles long.