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[News Recap] 2024 Production Update, New C8 Quarter-Mile Record

(1) Is the E-Ray in double digits yet? (2) What mods are required to reach the 8s? Watch a video of this stunning run!

Record setting C8 does a wheelie!

I’m on all the notable Corvette forums and social media pages all day every day, and I’ve done the legwork for you. Here are some compelling stories from the Corvette community, with concise straight-to-the-point summaries for your busy lifestyle.

1) 2024 C8 Production Update

Numbers for 12/21/2023:

  • Stingray: 176
  • Z06: zero
  • E-Ray: zero

As you can see, the total production for the 2024 E-Ray is still sitting at just 3 units.

Source: Roger Kiel/Facebook

2) Extreme Turbo Systems Reigns Supreme in Quarter-Mile Battle

The Timeline of the Race to the Eights [Source]:

  • Extreme Turbo Systems: October 2020, 9.95 @ 144 mph
  • Emelia Hartford: June 2021, 9.36 @ 147 mph
  • Extreme Turbo Systems: August 2021, 9.05 @ 159 mph
  • FuelTech USA: September 2021, 9.01 @ 153 mph
  • FuelTech USA: October 2021, 8.97 @ 160 mph
  • Late Model Racecraft: August 2022, 8.83 @ 160 mph

And the new record is?!?

8.64 @ 170 mph

Congratulatory post from the turbo manufacturer

The Mods Required

A Video of the Dirty Deed

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