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post #1 of 6 Old 04-26-2007, 11:47 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up OFFICIAL: 2008 Corvette Specs & Info

GENERAL MOTORS PRESS RELEASE:

http://media.gm.com/servlet/GatewayS...12&docid=35824

Looks like it's 430hp for the LS3 (or 436hp with optional exhaust), and the 2008 Z06 keeps the 505hp LS7.


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A quick overview:

New for 2008
  • All-new LS3 6.2L V-8 engine for Coupe and Convertible:
  • 430 hp (321 kW)*
  • 424 lb.-ft. of torque (575 Nm)*
  • 436 hp / 428 lb.-ft. (325 kW / 580 Nm)* with new, optional dual-mode exhaust system
  • High-flow cylinder heads
  • Enhanced valvetrain
  • High-flow intake manifold
  • Larger-bore block with structural enhancements
  • Improved manual transmission shift effort
  • Quicker shift times on paddle-shift six-speed automatic
  • 2.73 performance axle ratio available with six-speed paddle shift; included with Z51 package
  • Improved steering feel
  • Standard split-spoke cast aluminum wheel design for Coupe and Convertible (Competition Gray finish optional)
  • Available polished forged aluminum wheel design
  • New Keyless Access remote key fob with integrated key
  • Interior trim enhancements for all models, including wrapped center trim plate with Cyber pattern and new, brushed aluminum accents
  • Custom Leather-Wrapped Interior Package available for all models in exclusive, new Linen and Sienna colors
  • New sill plates
  • iPod/MP3 jack included on all sound systems except navigation (Personal Audio Link available as accessory for navigation system)
  • OnStar and XM Satellite Radio standard on all models
  • Auto-dimming mirrors with compass standard on all models
  • Two new premium exterior colors: Jetstream Blue Metallic Tintcoat (replaces Lemans Blue) and Crystal Red Metallic Tintcoat (replaces Monterey Red)

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:rubs hands together: can't wait to see one of these on the street. any exterior modifications?


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New wheels and 2 new colors.

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post #5 of 6 Old 04-27-2007, 06:43 PM
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Hmm so I take an LS2 add .2 ci, LS7 derrived heads and intake, enhanced valvtrain and only squeeze 36 hp from it? Heh ya right I hear ya General. I'll wait untill I see a RWHP dyno sheet from an actual owner. Something tells me that number is either way off or they gimped it somehow.

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