A Look Back at the Black Manta C6 ZR1

The Big Stage

The Black Manta Corvette stole the show at the 2015 Manila Auto Salon. But for the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the folks at Gi Automotive knew the car would need to be bigger and bolder than ever.

The Big Stage The Black Manta Corvette stole the show at the 2015 Manila Auto Salon. But for the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the folks at Gi Automotive knew the car would need to be bigger and bolder than ever. This meant enlisting the help of the Philippines-based company, Car Porn Racing, and designer Jon Sibal.  The Original The original Black Manta was based on a C6 Corvette with a C7 facelift and custom body kit. But for...
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Corvette Forum Member Makes the Best Corvette Ad Ever

Fast passes, lots of donuts, a lovely backdrop, and a blue C6 Z06 are all it takes to evoke the driving passion in all of us.

Not too many TV ads have been made to promote the Corvette in its decades of dominance. Not that America’s supercar needs them, of course, as its very presence is enough to draw eyes and dollars into the dealership.

  Fast passes, lots of donuts, a lovely backdrop, and a blue C6 Z06 are all it takes to evoke the driving passion in all of us. Not too many TV ads have been made to promote the Corvette in its decades of dominance. Not that America’s supercar needs them, of course, as its very presence is enough to draw eyes and dollars into the dealership. That said, it would be wonderful to see a few less Cadillac XT4 ads,...
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One of the Fastest C6 Corvette Track Cars in SoCal i...

Corvette Z06 weighs 2,660 pounds, packs 625 horsepower and features a high-performance suspension setup.

While the C6 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 comes from the factory ready to storm around a road course, there is plenty of room via the aftermarket.

Corvette Z06 weighs 2,660 pounds, packs 625 horsepower and features a high-performance suspension setup. While the C6 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 comes from the factory ready to storm around a road course, there is plenty of room via the aftermarket. The problem is deciding which components to upgrade and which companies to use when buying those upgrades, especially for a novice racer who has never built a track car before. Of course, that novice can buy a track car that has already...
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Father Wows Son with C6 Z06’s Carbon Ceramic Stoppin...

Perfect 2012 C6 Centennial Edition Z06 hits a home run for its owner, despite a few hiccups along the way.

Buying the right C6-era Corvette for some is simple as heading over to the used lot of one’s nearest dealer. For others, it means looking everywhere around the country for the specific pieces desired.

Perfect 2012 C6 Centennial Edition Z06 hits a home run for its owner, despite a few hiccups along the way. Buying the right C6-era Corvette for some is simple as heading over to the used lot of one’s nearest dealer. For others, it means looking everywhere around the country for the specific pieces desired. Such was the case for Eric McClellan, who sat down with VINwiki to tell the story of his search for a C6 with carbon ceramic brakes....
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Modified C6 Z06 Battles R35 Nissan GT-R on the Stree...

This video from the StreetScienceTX YouTube channel has the Corvette Forum office in a bit of an uproar. It features a C6 Z06 and a Nissan GT-R street-racing in Texas, and the results are a bit of a fun twist from what you would expect.

This video from the StreetScienceTX YouTube channel has the Corvette Forum office in a bit of an uproar. It features a C6 Z06 and a Nissan GT-R street-racing in Texas, and the results are a bit of a fun twist from what you would expect. Being that this is Corvette Forum, the C6 Corvette Z06 needs no introduction, but, for the sake of hyperbole, we will give it one, anyway. When the C6Z came out, it was raw, focused, hard-edged, and...
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C6 Corvette Forum Build Shoots for 700+ N/A Horsepower

Most Corvette guys turn to boost for added power these days. But this C6 is sticking with good old fashioned N/A motivation.

These days, boosted cars are all the rage. And for good reason – superchargers and turbos are incredibly easy and efficient ways to make lots of power...

Most Corvette guys turn to boost for added power these days. But this C6 is sticking with good old fashioned N/A motivation. These days, boosted cars are all the rage. And for good reason – superchargers and turbos are incredibly easy and efficient ways to make lots of power. But there are a few folks out there in the world that prefer their Corvette make its power the old fashioned way. Including Corvette Forum member 441LSXTT. Needless to say, his...
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2008 Corvette Z06 ‘Track Car’ Being Sold Below Book ...

Dealer states that this Corvette Z06 may not pass a state safety inspection, so it is being sold cheap.

The C6 Corvette Z06 is still one of the most track-capable road cars that Chevrolet has ever offered up, so it comes as no surprise that an owner would add a few aftermarket goodies, like aerodynamic components, wheels, and tires

Dealer states that this Corvette Z06 may not pass a state safety inspection, so it is being sold cheap. The C6 Corvette Z06 is still one of the most track-capable road cars that Chevrolet has ever offered up, so it comes as no surprise that an owner would add a few aftermarket goodies, like aerodynamic components, wheels, and tires. It is, however, strange that someone would trade in a C6 Z06 with features that would cause it to fail and...
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ProCharged C6 Corvette is a 7-Second Quarter-mile Mo...

Monstrous Corvette Z06 runs low 8s on the brakes, showing that a 7-second run is well within reach.

The video above comes to us from the BigKleib34 YouTube channel and it features a badass C6 Corvette Z06 tearing up the drag strip at the Holley LS Fest.

Monstrous Corvette Z06 runs low 8s on the brakes, showing that a 7-second run is well within reach. The video above comes to us from the BigKleib34 YouTube channel and it features a badass C6 Corvette Z06 tearing up the drag strip at the Holley LS Fest. This car is well-known in the drag racing world, with the owner and driver Fran Schatz showcasing the work of Race Proven Motorsports by handing out beat-downs at the eighth mile and quarter-mile...
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Monstrous C6 Corvette Beats Everyone but the Super B...

900 Horsepower C6

The star of this show is a black C6 Corvette and while the details are short, we know that it has some variety of LSX engine fitted with a Vortech YSI supercharger

900 Horsepower C6 The star of this show is a black C6 Corvette and while the details are short, we know that it has some variety of LSX engine fitted with a Vortech YSI supercharger, resulting in 900 horsepower. We are going to guess that to be 900 wheel horsepower, based on the results of this racing footage. Also, we don’t know what transmission is in this car, but it seems to be a well-shifted manual and the car clearly...
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