Lingenfelter on Display
See Special Corvettes
Larry Jewett - August 19, 2013 11:46 AM
Visitors to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, can enjoy an exhibit featuring five coveted, one-of-a-kind Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Corvettes. Celebrating 60 years of the Corvette, the Corvette Museum is displaying the Lingenfelter vehicles in a special showing through December 31. Lingenfelter is also celebrating a noteworthy anniversary, marking 40 years of performance-tuning expertise.
"At Lingenfelter, we are passionate about all things Corvette, so the National Corvette Museum's celebration of the 60th anniversary of this amazing automobile is a perfect venue to display some our most special vehicles during Lingenfelter Performance Engineering's 40th anniversary," said Ken Lingenfelter, president of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering.
Enthusiasts who can't make the trip to Kentucky will have access to live video streaming to view some of the Lingenfelter vehicles by visiting http://www.corvettemuseum.org/webcam/index.shtml.
Vehicles on display include a 1995 Lingenfelter 415 CID that was speed tested at 218 mph in 1998; the 2000 Lingenfelter 427 Twin Turbo Corvette, which went 0 - 60 mph in 1.97 seconds; a C6 2006 Corvette with a 750 horsepower hand-built 427 CID Intercooled Twin Turbocharged engine; Lingenfelter ‘s fastest Corvette, a Twin Turbocharged C6 ZO6, with a 427 CID LS7 engine that was clocked at 0 - 200 mph in 18.34 seconds on pump gas; and the 1995 Lingenfelter 1,050 horsepower Twin Turbocharged ZR-1 Corvette.