Watch a Corvette Z06 roast itself in the Netherlands

After a photo shoot in the Dutch city of Baarn last weekend this Corvette decided to prove it too wanted to be an exotic car and set its engine on fire. Fortunately for the car's owner and somewhat unfortunately for us the fire is a little bit smaller than the exotic Italian flambé we've grown accustomed to. » 2/05/12 12:30pm 2/05/12 12:30pm

2013 Corvette 427 Is The Fastest Drop-Top 'Vette Ever

It's gotta better power-to-weight ratio than a Porsche 911 Turbo S. It charges to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds from a dead stop. It's gotta big ol' LS7 V8 under-hood. It's the 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible, the fastest convertible 'Vette ever sold with the bow-tie badge. » 1/12/12 9:15am 1/12/12 9:15am

What car do you hope to purchase when it depreciates in value?

As a general rule, new cars are expensive, especially the performance models that car lovers lust after. Even if you can't afford to purchase the car you lust after when it's brand new, as long as it's not something super rare or exotic, chances are eventually you might get a chance at owning your dream car for a… » 10/01/11 5:00pm 10/01/11 5:00pm

KMV4: A Mini-Small Block For Motorcycles

Awww, isn't this tiny, four-cylinder copy of the Corvette LS7.R's architecture cute? The 1,645cc V4 is destined for a new American performance bike, but only weighing 130lbs, it could be near ideal for engine swaps or kit cars. » 12/01/10 4:00pm 12/01/10 4:00pm

Turbo LS7-Powered 800 HP Lingenfelter Camaro SS Mullet-Mobile

You didn't think that Hennessey was the only big-name tuner meddling with the new Camaro did you? Give a big honky-tonk, mullet-swaying welcome to the 800 HP, turbocharged LS7-swapped Lingenfelter Camaro SS. » 5/06/09 5:45pm 5/06/09 5:45pm

Arash AF10 Details, Images Released

We reported earlier this year the product of snubbed would-be Enzo buyer Arash Farboud » 10/13/08 11:20am 10/13/08 11:20am, the , was getting closer to production. Now we have details and what looks like photos of a working prototype. Powered by GM's 505 HP 7.0-liter LS7 found in the Z06, the "-killer" should hit a 3.4 second 0-to-60 time (within a tenth…

SEMA 2007: APS Twin-Turbos The C6 ZO6 LS7 Engine

The folks over at Air Power Systems decided the 505 horses of stock output from the Z06's LS7 engine just wasn't enough for them. So the turbo-lovin' young punks took the stock engine and developed themselves a twin turbocharger kit, which they claim brings the engine's output up to an amazing 1100 rear-wheel HP. Nice… » 11/05/07 11:00am 11/05/07 11:00am

Holden To Announce LS7-Powered HSV Commodore?

Our mates over at Wheels magazine have some news for the followers of power-upgrades in Aussie muscle cars. The Australian buff book claims the Special Vehicles unit of Holden is bringing a 7.0-liter LS7-powered supercar to Sydney's Australian International Motor Show in October. There's no word yet on a name, but » 6/26/07 9:30am 6/26/07 9:30am

Spy Video: 2008 Cadillac CTS-V

The footage is just average, but pay close attention to the soundtrack of this video on Edmunds Inside Line. That burble and sneer you're hearing is likely via the 7.0-liter LS7 the next CTS-V reportedly has under the hood. Sure, Caddy will likely market the next-gen CTS-V to enthusiasts as being "N rburgring tested,"… » 10/25/06 3:00pm 10/25/06 3:00pm

Dealer-Installed Options: A 600hp Mosler MT900 GTR

Leave it to zee tunahz at TVR Deutschland, which have created a sicko sendup of the Mosler MT900S, the production version of the track-only MT900R. They're calling the tuner model the MT900 GTR — and it's got a worked-up LS7 (go Yanks!) V8, along with ceramic brakes, KW suspension, track-ready ABS, Work alloys and… » 5/24/06 2:00pm 5/24/06 2:00pm

Solstice of Death: Hot Rod Builds an LS7 Pontiac Roadster

Well, well, if this isn't the Holy Hand Grenade of Pontiac, we don't know what is. Okay, fine, the JATO Goat would qualify. And win. But still, the kids with their budgets and connections over there at Hot Rod have ginned up a Solstice with a dry-sump monstrosity more commonly found under the hood of the Corvette Z06.… » 4/17/06 4:34pm 4/17/06 4:34pm