Nissan GT-R HKS GT570 on the Dyno makes 572 HP and 606 ft-lb torque

October 18th, 2008

SP Engineering recently installed the HKS GT570 kit on a new 2009 Nissan GT-R and the results are very impressive. The HKS GT570 kit consists of the following bolt on parts: HKS aluminium hard pipe kit for R35 GT-R HKS silicon hose joiners HKS wastegate actuators for standard R35 GT-R turbos HKS Electronic Valve Controller (EVC) boost controller HKS dump and front pipes (delete all catalytic converters) SP said they also reprogrammed the EVC with the HKS Easy Writer software. Their baseline GTR dyno was 426 horsepower and 411 ft-lbs of torque, after installing the kit and running at 1.2 Read More

2009 Dodge Viper ACR runs 11.07 @ 129.8 MPH

October 13th, 2008

Jamie Furman, known for running a stock Corvette Z06 into the 10’s, ran his new 2009 Dodge Viper ACR at Maryland International Raceway today during a private track rental. His best run of the day was a 11.07 @ 129.8 MPH, which is currently the quickest and fastest stock Viper we’ve seen run to date. Temperatures were in the mid 80’s, and the Density Altitude (DA) looks to be around 1100 feet, so it’s pretty clear the new Viper is a easily a 10 second car with some decent weather and track conditions. We look forward to seeing the first Read More

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 Dyno Results

October 1st, 2008

The first batch of brand new Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1’s are starting to be delivered to their lucky owners across the US. With Chevy quoting a stout 638HP from it’s 6.2 Liter LS9 supercharged aluminum-block V8 engine, the new owners were quick to make sure the power they paid for is there. We’ve had two Corvette ZR1 Dyno submissions so far, one put down 549.9 horsepower and 500.01 ft-lbs of torque to the rear wheels and the other did 529.55 HP and 507.69 TQ. Taking the higher numbers and accounting for a 15% driveline loss, that puts the new ZR-1 at Read More