My Cars

Present and Former


Present Car

2006 Corvette Coupe

6.0L (264 cid) LS2 V-8

Compression ratio: 10.9:1

Torque: 400 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm

Horsepower: 400 @ 6000 rpm

Fuel economy: 18/25

Six speed automatic transmission with paddleshift

Curb weight 3179 lbs

0-60 mph: 4.6 sec

1/4 mile: 13.0 sec @ 112.2 mph

Top speed: 186 mph (governor limited)

Redline: 6700 rpm

Maximum lateral acceleration: 1.04 g

Curb weight: 3179 lbs

Braking distance 60-0: 110 ft

Weight distribution: 51% front, 49% rear

 

 




Former Cars



 

2012 Mazda Miata MX5

Grand Touring Convertible

2.0L 4-cylinder DOHC, 16 valves
Torque: 140 ft-lbs @ 5000 rpm
Horsepower: 158 hp @ 6700 rpm

6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift on steering wheel

Power retractable hard top

0-60 mph 6.3 sec
¼ mile 14.8 sec @ 92.4 mph
Top speed 120 mph (drag limited)
redline 6700 rpm
maximum lateral acceleration 0.92 g
Weight balance 51% front wheels, 49% rear wheels

Stopping distance 60-0, 108 ft



2010 Shelby GT500 Mustang Coupe

5.4 liter (303 cu in) Dual Overhead Camshaft 32-valve V8

Eaton 2300 intercooled supercharger

6 speed Tremec TR6060 manual transmission

Twin-disc fiberglass and copper clutch

540 hp @ 6,200 rpm

510 lb-ft torque @ 4,500 rpm

Redline 6,200 rpm

0-60 mph in 4.3 sec

Quarter mile 118 mph in 12.3 sec

Top Speed (electronically governed) 155 mph

With governing removed - 190 mph

0.96g lateral grip


 

 

 



 

2008 Corvette

Convertible

6.2 liter LS-3 V8

436 HP @ 5900 rpm

428 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm

Redline 6,500 rpm

6 Speed Manual Transmission

0-60 mph in 4.1 sec

0-100 mph in 9.0 sec

Quarter Mile 115 mph in 12.5 sec

Top Speed 190 mph

Lateral Acceleration 0.99 g


 

 



2004 Corvette Z06

5.7 liter (350 cu. in.) LS-6 V8

405 HP

400 ft. lbs torque

Redline 6,500 rpm

6 Speed Manual Transmission

0 - 60 in 4.0 sec

0 - 100 mph in 13.56 sec

Quarter Mile 116 mph in 12.4 sec

Lateral Acceleration 0.99 g

Top Speed 171 mph



The Old and the New



 

1990 Corvette
350 cu V8

250 HP @ 4,400 rpm

350 lb-ft torque @ 3,200 rpm

Redline 5,500 rpm

0-60 mph in 5.65 sec

Quarter Mile 101.5 mph in 14.1 sec

Lateral Acceleration 0.90 g