For $40,000, This 1987 Porsche 911 Cab Is NSFW

Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Porsche has a crude epithet emblazoned on its limp donkey dong of an air intake, and visible under its rear wing. It's a bold statement to make to those who follow it, and we'll need to decide if a similar sentiment has been offered by the seller in setting this car's price. » 12/11/14 8:00am 12/11/14 8:00am

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

600-hp Corvette-powered Toyota Prius on Craigslist

Some concepts are so wrong they traverse the globe like Phileas Fogg and come around on the other side suddenly in the right. A Toyota Prius with an upgraded 600-hp LS7 V8 wedged in the nose? So bad it's good again. UPDATE: » 3/30/11 4:30pm 3/30/11 4:30pm

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

Chevy Gives Great Head

Chevy gives great head... cylinder head, that is. From the LSX small bore to the LS7 and LS9, Chevy runs deep in cylinder heads in this lazy susan-like display at the 2010 SEMA show. » 11/01/10 2:40pm 11/01/10 2:40pm

Get The Corvette-Engined Truck Chevy Won't Build

GM never built a production version of the Ram SRT10-fighting Chevy Silverado 427 Concept. Four years after the truck's SEMA debut the wrench-turners at Houston's Fastlane have recreated the concept with their 500 hp, Corvette-powered 427SS Silverado. » 10/27/10 9:00am 10/27/10 9:00am

Natural Gas Hot Rod Is VERY Green, Very Fast

This Factory Five '33 Ford wears a very loud shade of Lamborghini green, but it's not just posing, it's green enough to turn anyone envious. Under the hood's a CNG-fueled LS7 exhaling at 650 HP though four catalytic converters. » 5/18/10 10:30am 5/18/10 10:30am

Camaro Z/28 Test Mule Spotted, Makes Mullets Happy

Turn up the Journey and call Papa John: Camaro5 has spy shots of the upcoming 6.2-liter Chevy Camaro Z/28. For reference, that's GM's Milford proving ground near Beach Lake Drive and Kensington Road. Party on. [Camaro5] » 2/19/10 1:30pm 2/19/10 1:30pm

Corvette-Powered Arash AF-10 Goes On Sale, Finally

The Arash AF-10, a grudge project started by someone rejected for Enzo ownership, finally is ready for sale. Powered by a 7.0-liter LS7 V8 with 550 HP, this "budget" exotic's priced at a mere $534,000. » 11/11/09 10:00am 11/11/09 10:00am

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

Tiny Chevy Matiz Swallows A 550 HP Corvette Z06 LS7 Engine

Fourdin Auto Sport took a European-market Chevrolet Matiz and swapped in a Corvette Z06 LS7 to the tune of 550 HP. This just might have to be our WTF engine swap of the day. » 2/03/09 10:00am 2/03/09 10:00am

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…

Spyker Considers American Power

Motor Authority reports that troubled Dutch supercar manufacturer Spyker could be considering a switch to American powerplants. The company currently sources its V8 from Audi and was planning to use VW's 6.0 W12 for its forthcoming D12 super SUV. Due to the weak dollar, the LS7 V8 and new 600bhp Viper engine must look… » 12/24/07 12:00pm 12/24/07 12:00pm

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

So-Cal LS7 Chevelle

Former GM CFO John Devine needed a vehicle to spend his retirement bux on. And Pete Chapouris of So-Cal Speed Shop is a pretty reliable guy to spend a lot of money with. We've been fans of most everything that has rolled out of Chapouris' various shops over the years, we can't take much exception with this '66… » 7/11/07 3:30pm 7/11/07 3:30pm

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… » 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