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      08-18-2011, 12:21 PM   #1
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What can beat a z06?

I am thinking of getting a faster weekend car.

Either c63 amg and evo stage 4 it

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m3 and ess

Any other options I should consider?

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Why not just get the Z06? If it's just going to be a weekend car, it's pretty pointless to spend the money on the C63 or the M3 when you're only getting luxuries and practicality that you don't really need in a weekend car. Not to mention that an ESS M3 dynos around 460... which is what a Z06 does.. stock, and it's a few hundred pounds lighter.

Yeah, you could stage 4 an evo, but the only downside about the corvette is its interior, and the evos is even worse.
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Just get a GTR. Things are ridiculous.
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Why not just get the Z06? If it's just going to be a weekend car, it's pretty pointless to spend the money on the C63 or the M3 when you're only getting luxuries and practicality that you don't really need in a weekend car. Not to mention that an ESS M3 dynos around 460... which is what a Z06 does.. stock, and it's a few hundred pounds lighter.

Yeah, you could stage 4 an evo, but the only downside about the corvette is its interior, and the evos is even worse.
lol c63 evo stage 4. Evolution tuning everything

I dont like the z06 though its too common like the mustang.
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Just get a GTR. Things are ridiculous.
I will consider
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In gas mileage? 0-60? Quarter mile? Around a track? OP, kind of a broad question.

Do you have track experience? I hear corvettes are difficult to wring out their full potential.
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In gas mileage? 0-60? Quarter mile? Around a track? OP, kind of a broad question.

Do you have track experience? I hear corvettes are difficult to wring out their full potential.
0-60 and quarter.

gas mileage lol!
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I just realized you're from Greece. Me too. I live in New Mexico now but go over to visit family every summer. Zito Ellas.
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a Z06 is more common than a C-class or a 3-series? I mean, yeah, it's a C63... but it's still a C-class. And yeah, it's an M3... but it's still a 3-series. If you're trying to stand out, I'm not sure a C or a 3 is going to do that for you at all.


I do like the GTR idea though
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Get a Macca F1, your dealership (if authorized) can do the servicing
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You'll have a hard time finding a car than whoop a Z06(especially in its price range). The LS7 is also one of the most efficient big hp power plants made. No gas guzzler tax for a car with its power #'s is phenominal.

The new Z06 comes in at #9 on the Official Nurburgring lap times. Do let us know when you buy a car that can beat it. There are some out there, Im just curious what you end up with, especially since an evo is on the wish list.
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Cobb tuned Nissan Gtr-R with HKS exhaust. 2 mods costing a total of $2500 will allow you to run 10's in the 1/4. A stock Z06 can't do that... but they can be modified as well.
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a Z06 is more common than a C-class or a 3-series? I mean, yeah, it's a C63... but it's still a C-class. And yeah, it's an M3... but it's still a 3-series. If you're trying to stand out, I'm not sure a C or a 3 is going to do that for you at all.


I do like the GTR idea though
If you think of it that way. I barely see any m3 or c63 but I see lots of mustangs and corvette.
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Cobb tuned Nissan Gtr-R with HKS exhaust. 2 mods costing a total of $2500 will allow you to run 10's in the 1/4. A stock Z06 can't do that... but they can be modified as well.
Stock Z06's with drag radials have broken into the tens.
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Stock Z06's with drag radials have broken into the tens.
I agree, this is why a Z06 is aiming very high. I doubt even a fully modded C63 or M3 without spray will be able to keep. The MHP C63 which holds the American Benz record without spray was only running 11.2@125. I say good luck OP because a Z06 is a fast car... Consider a fully built evo with a massive turbo lol
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Isn't the 2012 GTR faster than a ZR1?
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I agree, this is why a Z06 is aiming very high. I doubt even a fully modded C63 or M3 without spray will be able to keep. The MHP C63 which holds the American Benz record without spray was only running 11.2@125. I say good luck OP because a Z06 is a fast car... Consider a fully built evo with a massive turbo lol
are you nikhatropolis lol

anything other than a masssive turbo evo or gtr then?
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Looking to spend under 70K also
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If you're not willing to spend the money on an exotic then you're choices are very limited...
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If you're not willing to spend the money on an exotic then you're choices are very limited...
? A z06 and gtr are both under 70?

Im not going to get a gumpert lol
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