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Corvette Of The Day: Turbocharged 2003 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Drag Car

A purpose-built drag racer.

This 2003 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been customized by a professional racing shop with a turbocharged LSX V8 engine that produces over 1,100 horsepower. The car can complete a quarter-mile pass in 8.80 seconds at 160 MPH on low boost and features a new Menscer suspension and Wavetrac differential.

The LSX V8 engine has a displacement of 430 cubic inches and utilizes an 88mm Garrett turbocharger. It runs on C16 racing fuel and is controlled by a Holley Dominator ECU. The car also has an RPM Transmissions Turbo 400 3-speed automatic gearbox, heavily modified suspension, and a Biondo C02-actuated shifter.