The Mustang GT350's "Voodoo" V8 isn't the only piece of American muscle capable of rocking a flat-plane crank. The owner of this last-gen Corvette Z06 decided it would be a good idea to equip a modified LS engine with a flat-plane crank layout, and now it sounds like something straight out of the Ferrari factory in Maranello.
It's up , with a list of all the modifications done to the car. But before we get into those, please, listen to this thing run. You won't be disappointed.
The engine has been extensively reworked, with increased bore and stroke, a dry-sump oil system, CNC ported cylinder heads, new pistons, new rods, new valves, new push rods, new camshafts, and of course, a flat-plane crank designed by . There's also a custom crankshaft balancer to keep the engine from wobbling apart, and a Holley EFI ECU to control everything.
In addition to the engine, the car also has LG Motorsports adjustable coilovers, new end-links, new sway bars, racing-spec hubs, and a track alignment. Stock Z06 wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires shroud StopTech six-piston brakes up front, and stock Z06 calipers in the rear. There's also a set of leather-wrapped bucket seats, A-pillar gauges, and an aftermarket shifter inside.
The car is currently with a high bid of $18,000 and four days remaining. It previously , but didn't meet the seller's reserve. Whether it'll do so this time around is anyone's guess. We do know one thing for sure, though: This thing sounds fantastic.