A Historical Celebration of Road Sports Cars That Took To The Tracks...

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GT Racecar A to Z -  

Corvette

by Chevrolet

CHEVROLET CORVETTE C6 R

ENGINE :  Chevrolet V8  6993 cc

POWER :

WEIGHT :

TOP SPEED :  194.4 MPH  ( 2008 Le Mans )

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CHEVROLET CORVETTE C2

( Raced in international events , Le Mans 1967 )

ENGINE :   V8 Cylinders 6989 cc

POWER :  450 BHP

TOP SPEED : 171 MPH

WEIGHT :      ( 304 per tonne )

 ( Le Mans data 1967 )

0-60 MPH : 6.3 Seconds

( Road + Track Mag test with 425 bhp )

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Corvette C2 ( 1962-67 )

Corvette C3 ( 1968-82 )

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Corvette C4 inc. ZR1 ( 1984-96 )

Corvette C5 ( 1997-04 )

Corvette C6 ( 2005-present )

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CHEVROLET CORVETTE C5 -R

( Raced at Le Mans and most major GT races )

ENGINE :   CHEVROLET V8 Cylinders 6991 cc

POWER :   610 BHP

WEIGHT :  1212  ( Le Mans 2002 )

TOP SPEED :  188  ( Le Mans 2002 )

0-60 MPH : 3.5 Seconds*

( recorded by Ron Fellows for R+T , june 2001 )

PRICE : Equivalent to 268,000 pounds

After 2 class wins in the American Le Mans series

in GTS in 2001 the C5-R scored a shock overall win

at the 2001 Daytona 24 hour race.

 

 

CORVETTE C3 - GREENWOOD 

( Raced at Le Mans , Daytona , Sebring + IMSA races )

ENGINE :  7654 cc

POWER :   700 BHP

WEIGHT :     ( 536 per tonne )

TOP SPEED :  221 MPH

0-60 MPH :  6.2 Seconds

PRODUCTION :

 PRICE :   US $35,000  ( 1976 )

( Road + Track test data , March 1976 )

Corvette C3 - Greenwood wide body

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