Hennessey H700 Chevy Corvette targets Z06 with 708 hp
Hennessey has come up with a supercharged upgrade for C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray witness the performance of the mid-engined engine being raised to supercar level.
Tuner Texan on Tuesday announced an H700 upgrade that tweaks output from the Stingray’s 6.2-liter V-8 to 708 hp and 638 lb-ft of torque. That’s the top 495 hp and 470 lb-ft of the original Stingray, and well beyond Corvette Z06 focuses on watching 670 hp and 460 lb-ft.
Modifications to the engine include not only the supercharger but also the induction system, intercooler and ECU tuning. But unlike the C8 Corvette power upgrades from many competitors that trigger the check-engine light, Hennessey’s ECU programming ensures the engine light doesn’t come on. Company spokesman Michael Harley told Motor Authority that the H700 upgrade took as many years to develop as General Motors did. made an effort to encode its Global B architecture for power systemsthat the C8 Corvette uses.
The facelift costs $34,950 and is designed to fit the C8 Stingrays from all models, though only in coupe body styles. And for budget-conscious buyers, Hennessey will make engine modifications while adding a cat-back exhaust system, light wheels (19 inches front and 20 inches rear) and body graphics. car with a total price of 49,950 USD. Both upgrades come with custom badges and a serial numbered plate.
For turbo fans, Hennessey is developing a twin-turbo upgrade for the C8 Corvette. An original tune has shown as much as 643 hp at the wheels during dyno testing and Hennessey plans to take the performance to supercar level with 1200 hp setting.