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I don't see an '02 road test but here's a little tidbit:

"Top GM officials boast that Chevrolet plans to go Viper hunting with its next generation Corvette Z06. The new version will be wider than the base C6 Corvette and will boast upward of 450 bhp."

I thought Dave Hill said they never intended to directly compete with the Viper??
 

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On 2001-08-08 20:32, PbPedis spewed forth this :
I thought Dave Hill said they never intended to directly compete with the Viper??

And trees make no sound in the forest...........

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Damn. So I'm getting a new car this year. In two years, I have to get another new one? My wife is going to kill me. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_eek.gif
 

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We are all gonna belong to the DHC, the dead husbands club. I have an 01 and wating for 427 ci or 450 hp................ /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif
 

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We are all sick and need serious help.
 

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If it moves, it needs more horsepower. God, I'm so glad to be with others who are also sick!

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On 2001-08-08 20:52, IMA Z06 spewed forth this drivel:
PbPedis

We are all gonna belong to the <B>DHC
, the dead husbands club. I have an 01 and wating for 427 ci or 450 hp................ /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif

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Me too, Leadfoot. LOL

IMA Z06 - I'm going to modify my signature to include 'DHC Member'

Chris I know how you feel - when I got my '01 there was already talk of the 405/425 hp models.


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Remember I predicted this on a hot tip a few months ago that Dave will put a beefed up version of his other pet project (the Northstar power plant) in and that is why the C6 frame will be one inch wider and longer to accommodate the new engine.
 

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On 2001-08-08 23:40, Felkebg spewed forth this drivel:
Remember I predicted this on a hot tip a few months ago that Dave will put a beefed up version of his other pet project (the Northstar power plant) in and that is why the C6 frame will be one inch wider and longer to accommodate the new engine.
What do you think the Corvette faithful will say about not having a bowtie engine in their Vette /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_confused.gif At least the ZR-1 engine was intended only for the Vette.

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On 2001-08-09 12:20, llarch spewed forth this drivel:
450 HP is great, but what about weight? I heard the C6 is supposed to be lighter than the C5.
I know nuttin, but my new C6's will probably weigh under 2800 lbs. I know nuttin!! /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif

Are these exciting times or what?? /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
 

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On 2001-08-09 13:16, Manatee spewed forth this drivel:
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On 2001-08-08 23:40, Felkebg spewed forth this drivel:
Remember I predicted this on a hot tip a few months ago that Dave will put a beefed up version of his other pet project (the Northstar power plant) in and that is why the C6 frame will be one inch wider and longer to accommodate the new engine.
What do you think the Corvette faithful will say about not having a bowtie engine in their Vette /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_confused.gif At least the ZR-1 engine was intended only for the Vette.

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Don't be surprised if the Olds Aurora IRL engines magically lose the Aurora nameplate and gain a Bowtie in the future.

The Oldsmobile name may be phased out, but some of the engine programs may remain. The IRL motors are pretty sweet pieces.

As for C6 weight? Lean and mean...lean and mean, that's what I think.
 

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I started saving my coins weeks ago for the future 450 HP C6 Z06. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif

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