2011 Corvette Z06 HPE1000 Takes the Dyno Test

The tuners at Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) simply enjoy take American cars and squeeze even the last drop of juice out of them, so their latest project does nothing but reinforcing that idea. Specifically HPE turned their attention to the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which they tweaked to offer insane performance.

They even took it to take the dyno test, a video of which can be watched (and heard) below this article.

But before you rush to do that, let us tell what makes the Z06 HPE 100 so special. Well, the thing that will instantly blow your mind away are the 1,000 horsepower courtesy of its twin-turbo LSX upgrade.

Just in case you are interested about something more than just about the end result, among the items that were added boost the engine are forged aluminum pistons, forged steel connecting rods, a Callies 4340 forged steel crank, a Hennessey HPE1000 camshaft, and high-flow cylinder heads, twin-ball bearing turbochargers, upgraded fuel injectors, and an electronic boost controller. Proper cooling and control was achieved courtesy of high-flow K&N air filters, a stainless steel exhaust, an air-to-air intercooler, and an LSX intake manifold.

Styling wise, not much is to be said, as we all know that is the last thing on HPE’s mind when they get their hands on a car. However, they did manage to throw in some premium floormats, a serial-numbered dash with matching engine plaques, and exterior badging that features tags like "Hennessey" and "HPE1000" on certain parts of the car.

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