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Corvette-Powered Track Day Beast Starts at $149,000

Corvette-Powered Track Day Beast Starts at $149,000

Jul 3 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Performance should be very impressive

A company called Innotech has unveiled a car built specifically to destroy race tracks called the Aspiron. The car will be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a few weeks and the car is...

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Corvette-Powered Track Day Beast Starts at $149,000

Jul 3 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Performance should be very impressive

A company called Innotech has unveiled a car built specifically to destroy race tracks called the Aspiron. The car will be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a few weeks and the car is designed specifically to appeal to track day enthusiasts. The vehicle will start at $149,000.

The car has a very angular nose that looks a lot like a Radical and features a large rear wing for downforce. The car has little interior and no roof featuring six-point harnesses and a digital instrument cluster. The car will be powered by various GM V-8 engines including a 6.2-liter LS9.

That LS9 engine can be tuned for 800 hp. The company will also offer a version powered by ethanol able to produce 1000 hp. All engines use a six speed manual transmission and a limited slip differential. The entry-level $149,000 version has 500 hp.

 
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22 hours ago

Corvette museum to fill in sinkhole, leave five cars unrestored

Aug 31 2014 10:01am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Etc., Chevrolet Preservation or restoration. That's the question that faces anyone dealing with classic cars, and it's the issue with which the National Corvette Museum is grappling in the wake of the sinkhole that opened up in its midst this past February. In the months since the damage was inflicted, the museum had planned to keep at least part of the sinkhole open as a sort of memorial and tourist attraction so that visitors could see what happe ...
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1 day ago

GM, museum to restore 3 of 8 prized 'Vettes damaged by sinkhole

Aug 30 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

GM and the National Corvette Museum will restore three of eight prized Chevrolet Corvettes damaged in February when they tumbled into a giant sinkhole that developed beneath the floor of the museum in B ...
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4 days ago

10 Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Volvo XC90

Aug 27 2014 4:35pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volvo touts its all-new 2016 XC90 SUV as the first product of the “new Volvo” and the launch of a company-wide rebirth. While Volvo isn’t completely flipping the script—and, say, making six-wheeled military motorcycles—the XC90 does represent its first independently developed car since being financially sugar-daddied by Chinese automaker Geely. The 2016 XC90, which we recently also in, is also the model’s first clean-sheet redesign in more than a decade. Furthermore, the XC90 debut ...
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4 days ago

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Posts Record Sales for Chevrolet

Aug 27 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

It seems Chevrolet has a hit on its hands. The new 2014 Corvette Stingray has posted some rather impressive sales stats during its first year in production. General Motors officially announced the C7’s sales numbers at the 2014 Carlisle event, quoting it had sold 37,288 Corvettes so far this year.This represents a massive increase in Corvette sales over last year’s sales of roughly 11,392 cars. Granted, 2013 was the last year for the outgoing C6. The C6 hadn’t always had slo ...
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5 days ago

eBay Find of the Day: 2006 Chevy Corvette custom is a two-tone wonder

Aug 26 2014 9:45am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Chevrolet, Specialty We know what you're thinking, and yes, friends, it can be yours. This two-tone Chevrolet Corvette comes from Eagle, Idaho, a product of Z and M Customs in homage to the Corvette Stingray Concept that played the Autobot Sideswipe in the second Transformers film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. According to the seller, Arcturus401, Z and M only got nine of them out the door before General Motors expressed a lawyerl ...
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1 week ago

ICON Derelict Buick Super Convertible

Aug 25 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

ICON has done some pretty amazing things with old barn-find vehicles, forgotten for decades until the California team breathes new life into them. ICON’s M.O. is unlike other restoration companies, as its Derelicts line combines all the underpinnings of modern street machines, while keeping nearly every visible piece just as it was the day the company found it. ICON’s latest example is this beautiful 1948 Buick Super Convertible.The process ...
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1 week ago

Buick Super Convertible by ICON

Aug 25 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

ICON has done some pretty amazing things with old barn-find vehicles, forgotten for decades until the California team breathes new life into them. ICON’s M.O. is unlike other restoration companies, as its Derelicts line combines all the underpinnings of modern street machines, while keeping nearly every visible piece just as it was the day the company found it. ICON’s latest example is this beautiful 1948 ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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1 week ago

2015 Chevy Corvette, 2015 Ford Mustang RTR, Joss Supercar: This Week’s Top Photos

Aug 23 2014 3:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Ford and drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. are working on a new RTR version of the 2015 Mustang, and this week we saw the first teaser for the upgraded muscle car. The new Mustang RTR goes on sale next January, and will be available worldwide for the first time. McLaren unveiled a new version of its P1 hypercar at the re ...
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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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