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Old 01-26-2006, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default Other US Manufactuer/Tuner News - Flat Plane Crank Camaro

Dodge ASC Viper Diamondback Concept


Specifications
Engine
Type: V10
Displacement cu in (cc): 505 (8277)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 612(457) / n.a.
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM: n.a.
Redline at RPM: n.a.
Brakes & Tires
Brakes F/R: ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R: n.a.
Driveline: Rear Wheel Drive
Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Length × Width × Height in: 175.6 × 75.2 × n.a.
Weight lb (kg): n.a.



A "Snake" with an All-New Skin

The American company ASC (American Specialty Cars) showed its creative expertise by unveiling a supercar made even more super by the addition of a mostly carbon-fiber body.

A "snake" with an all-new skin, the ASC Viper Diamondback is super-light and super-fast. It’s fitting that ASC, which helped the Chrysler Group bring the new Dodge Viper SRT10 coupe to life, would, with the aid of McLaren Performance Technologies, show how the Viper coupe might be taken to an all-new level of “extreme.” The 615 bhp Viper Diamondback features a carbon fiber roof, deck lid, rockers, fascia inserts, body trim and a massive OmniCarbon hood that shows off ten unique trumpeted air intakes, with individual port throttles, peeking through - a McLaren Performance Technologies feature reminiscent of McLaren Can-Am engines of the past.

The hood also shows off compression-molded carbon fiber. It’s displayed beautifully, with a broad, clearcoated racing stripe down the Artic White-painted expanse, subtly outlined by “Viper Blue” and “McLaren Red” pinstripes. In all, ASC removed about 85 lbs. of weight from the vehicle - including cutting the weight of the hood by nearly half versus the production model. Taken together with the powertrain modifications by McLaren Performance Technologies, the power-to-weight ratio was increased, resulting in an estimated increase in 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds.

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Old 01-26-2006, 03:05 PM   #2
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more pictures coming soon in WYST... prolly tomarrow
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:10 PM   #3
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But it's pushrods and RWD - so it's gonna be bad handling and slow off the line hehe
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:56 PM   #4
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Any clue why the individual throttle bodies are aimed in what looks to be random directions? Oh and the engine has to sound amazing!! But it still needs at least 700hp naturally aspirated to impress me for the liters they seem to be waisting. I'm sure a crazy cam could do the job.
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:23 PM   #5
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Looks more exciting then a Vette.

I think 74hp per liter is not too bad at all. Quite a lot of cars out there which have lower numbers, yet are considered "performant".
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:26 PM   #6
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Yeah I was wondering myself why the throttle bodies all seem to pointing in different directions..
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:35 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by gobs3z
Any clue why the individual throttle bodies are aimed in what looks to be random directions? Oh and the engine has to sound amazing!! But it still needs at least 700hp naturally aspirated to impress me for the liters they seem to be waisting. I'm sure a crazy cam could do the job.
not all cylinders are exaclty the same... in fact, many racing cars that had visible throttle bodies are at different angles, much the same as this... i'll see if i can dig up a photo of mine of a Can am car...


the basics are that the nearest to verticle is going to allow the highest intake velocities... this is one way to speed it up... and with such short runners, im guessing that is part of the reason this car boasts much higher power... more torque at high rpm

in modern cars like the new M5, and the E39 M5... each intake runner is angled differently under the plastic cover to get both the highest volume, and velocity of air into each cylinder.
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Default Corvette Z06 by Geiger Cars

The new Corvette Z06 has arrived in the dealers’ showrooms! GeigerCars.de (www.geigercars.de) now offers a sporty tuning program for the top-of-the-line model of the American sportscar.

To achieve a power increase from standard 512 hp / 377 kW to 542 hp / 389 kW there will be soon available the GeigerCars.de STAGE 1 performance kit. The tune-up contains a free-flow intake air guiding with sport air filter, special exhaust manifolds, steel bed catalysts, four large chrome exhaust tips and a special mapping for the ECU. The engine tuning makes the Corvette Z06 even more agile and doesn’t only convince with quicker revving up but also with higher road performances: The sprint time from 0 – 100 km/h is reduced to about 3.7 seconds, maximum speed is increased to about 327 km/h.

Many other special GeigerCars.de customizing components for the fastest production Corvette ever are already available. The designers of Europe’s leading customizer of American cars developed a front spoiler edge to fit on the standard apron. The bodystyling part doesn’t only make the front view more aggressive: The lift on the front axle is further reduced. Its aerodynamic counterpiece is a diffuser to fit on the rear apron.

To be able to always safely control the outstanding road performances of the tuned Z06, GeigerCars.de offers a high performance brake system. GeigerCars.de also offers suspension tuning for the new supersportscar. They designed a custom spring strut sport suspension, which replaces the standard transverse springs to achieve an even more dynamic handling.

To perfectly fill the existing space inside the wider Z06 wheel houses, the GeigerCars.de technicians developed an equally spectacular and exclusive wheel/tire combination. The multi-piece chrome wheels were designed in the dimensions 10.5Jx19 front with 285/30 ZR 19 tires and 13Jx20 rear with 345/25 ZR 20 tires. The GeigerCars.de set of wheels with tires is charged with 9,450 Euros.

Of course GeigerCars.de also offers exclusive interior appointments for the cockpit from Carbon panels up to the masterly handcrafted full leather trim in every imaginable color and design.

GeigerCars.de doesn’t only offer customizing options for the new Corvette Z06 but also fully tuned cars starting from 93,000 Euros.





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Old 01-29-2006, 04:22 PM   #9
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cerious how much im reminded of Spectre Werks

i can say im not a fan of the rear wheel width... it looks somewhat ghetto in how much they stick out
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Do they fix the interior?
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Old 01-29-2006, 05:08 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by nthfinity
cerious how much im reminded of Spectre Werks

i can say im not a fan of the rear wheel width... it looks somewhat ghetto in how much they stick out
And the other items sound piece for piece like the LG items being perfected in Dallas...
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Old 02-23-2006, 02:18 AM   #12
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Default 500ci LSX motor in final development.....

Where will it all end... :shock: :shock: :shock:

I can just imagine the possibilities with a 500ci LS1/2/6/7 in a 3100lb Z

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ERL performance has released priliminary data on their Superdeck II deck plate which extends the LSx deck height and allows a 4.5" stroker crank yielding 500 cu. in.

Mallett is experimenting & building one of these.
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Old 04-01-2006, 08:17 AM   #13
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Sounds good to me...I can imagine what a 500ci LS7 would put out... :shock:
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Old 04-04-2006, 01:20 PM   #14
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Default 620 rwhp 532 rwtq street tuned LS7 C6 Z06

Holy smokes... talk about an insane daily driven well mannered super-duper--duper car

I almost want one realllllllly bad now...

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We did it!! Over 620 rwhp 532 rwtq from LG Motorsports!!!!!

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*** LG Motorsports tops 623 rwhp and 533 rwtq

Is this nice or what!

LG Cam, Headers, minor exhaust port work and EWP and some other special LGM touches!

We had to do it for all the doubters of our LG Pro Long Tube headers. These are our standard 1 3/4" LG PRo Long Tube Headers with our new G7X-4 cam and Electric Water Pump. We just finished it and did a fast tune so we will be able to smooth out the curve later. but I was so excited to reach over 600, and in fact over 620rwhp that I had to post this fast. :thumbs:

The low end torque never drops below 400 even at 2500 rpms and it is above 500 rwtq from 4300 to 6300rpms.

This will be my daily driver so I will give you updates as we go along. We will see if this cam is as docile as I think it is for this 7 liter engine.

Thanks to all our supporters and those of you who have never doubted our headers as a true broad power band performer.

It is area under the curve that matters, and with over 620rwhp it makes quite a bit of "Area"



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Old 04-04-2006, 01:28 PM   #15
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All that with just a cam and exhaust!? Incredible! :shock:
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