Night Drags – C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs Acura NSX

February 26th, 2021

Import versus domestic is the new standard grudge match when it comes to virtually every form of racing. The grudge is well represented in this contest between the flagship of the GM lineup and the best that Acura (Honda) has to offer. Both vehicles are stock (or nearly stock). The C7 (2014-2019) Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a beast of a street car. Equipped with an LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, the C7 Z06 can make 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. The LT4 power plant features such innovative performance components as Rotocast A356T6 aluminum cylinder heads and a 1.7-liter Eaton Read More

Old School vs Nuevo Speed – TT Corvette and TT LS Rail Job

February 24th, 2021

Two cars could not be more different. The Corvette Z06 is spit and polish modern with leather interior, shiny paint and climate control. On the other hand – the rail job is a 1927 Dodge Split-Window Coupe with a bare-bones cockpit, a bit of patina on the exterior – and tons of attitude. Similarities include LS engines and twin turbochargers. Let’s see what happens when the rubber meets the road. The 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is capable of making 1,500hp. Today, it is detuned to 1200hp. The transmission is a 2-speed RPM Powerglide and the car tips the scale at Read More

Shocking Street Hits – 600WHP All Motor C6 Corvette vs Blown 800WHP C7 Corvette

January 29th, 2021

In this video, Race Proven Motorsports (RPM) brings us an interesting contest between two similar, yet distinctively different Corvette models. The first, wearing the beautiful silver hue, is a C6 (2005-2013) Corvette. The other car, with stunning blue paint, is a C7 (2014-2019) Corvette. Fortunately for us, that is where the similarities end. The C6 is a naturally aspirated vehicle with a manual transmission and the C7 is supercharged with an automatic transmission. The C7 also makes 800whp and the C6 only makes 600whp. Both cars are modified by RPM. The C6 Chevy Corvette Z06 is equipped with a 7.0-liter Read More

Chevrolet C7 Corvette Z06 – From Stock to Street Beast

January 8th, 2021

This well produced clip takes on a journey of sorts as this 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is transformed from a stock supercar to a beast of a street racer. Of course, the transformation does not happen instantly. The car owner delivers a video journal that takes us through the various stages of modification – complete with dyno tuning and street racing hits along the way. This is an entertaining video whether you are building a street car, upgrading your current ride or you just love making horsepower and speed. In the opening segment, we see the C7 in stock trim Read More

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs. Ducati 800 – Street Hits

November 20th, 2020

Late Model Racecraft (LMR) is quietly producing some of the baddest Chevy street cars through high-performance aftermarket modification and tuning. Today, these guys are taking one of their latest project cars out for some real-world tuning. Let’s see what happens when a fellow citizen on a sport bike issues a friendly challenge. The car is a C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The Z06 is powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 capable of producing 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. LMR has added a simple bolt-on package that includes a Quartz Performance heat exchanger. It is slightly larger than the factory unit. Read More

Corvette Z06 vs. Nissan GTR – Daytime Street Hits

July 11th, 2020

Begin with a couple of Corvettes, add a Camaro, a Nissan GTR, a Subaru that looks like it just rolled off the set of Mad Max and you have the makings for an entertaining day of racing on the streets (of Mexico). These guys took their cars – in various stages of modification – down south to see who had the rolls to be king of the bakery. Take a look. The rear-wheel drive Corvette Z06 comes stock with a supercharged and direct fuel injected 6.2-liter V8 that can produce 650hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. This top tier Chevy Read More

Mid-Engine C8 Corvette vs. C7 Corvette Z06 – Dig Racing (Eighth and Quarter Mile)

May 1st, 2020

Finally, the long-awaited arrival of the mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has come to fruition. At first glance, it appears to be all that was promised. The only thing left to do is see how it stacks up against the previous model. This video documents what happens when a pair of enthusiasts take to the streets of Mexico where they pit their magnificent machines against one another in dig racing. Eighth and quarter mile contests are on the card for this wild time on the mean streets. The C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is well heeled with a 6.2-liter supercharged Read More

Stick Shift Corvette Z06 – 10-Second Quarter Mile

January 21st, 2020

Greetings racing enthusiasts and welcome! The focal point of this video is a C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. With a stock motor and fuel system, this little bowtie posts consistent 10-second (quarter mile) dig passes and blistering roll racing (1/3-mile @ 60-65 mph start) hits at 150+ mph. The top-tier Corvette Z06 was bountifully equipped from the factory with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine and a 7-speed manual transmission. It was capable of producing 655hp. Prepared by Petrolwerks, this particular Z06 has been modified but still uses the stock engine (including camshaft) and stock fuel system. The Lingenfelter supercharger has been Read More

Gap Size – Dodge Viper vs. Chevrolet Corvette

December 31st, 2019

What’s the difference between a Dodge Viper and a Chevrolet Corvette? When it comes down to a head-to-head race, which of theses two iconic supercars would perform the best? This clip gives us the answer to this question – at least when it comes to roll racing. These two sports car enthusiasts take a trip down to Mexico for some street hits on the highway. Once and for all, we get to see which car is king. The C7 Chevrolet Corvette is powered by a supercharged V8 engine. The 6.2-liter motor is topped with a 1.7-liter Eaton roots-type blower to Read More

N/A Vette Z06 Takes on Ninja ZX14 – Street Hits

December 18th, 2019

Once in a while, it’s refreshing to see a car that is built without power-adders. Turbochargers, superchargers and nitrous are great, but nothing accelerates quite like an engine built with the sole purpose of producing horsepower. In today’s environment of economical turbo and super chargers, this all-motor ‘Vette is making his mark. The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 has a (LS7) 7.0-liter engine. Internals are stock except for Diamond (14:1) pistons. Cylinder heads, camshaft, intake manifold and fuel rail are all Frankenstein. Fuel injectors are by FIC and the cold air intake is a Vararam. Exhaust headers are Kooks 2-inch Read More

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