Dyno

Hear the C8 Corvette Z06’s Unbelievable V-8 on a Dyno

Photo credit: Emelia Hartford / Instagram

Photo credit: Emelia Hartford / Instagram

We already know the C8-generation Corvette Z06 will rev to an astonishing 8600 RPM. Now, we have studio-quality audio showing what that outrageous number sounds like in action.

The video, from automotive content producer Emelia Hartford, shows a C8 Z06 test car in what has become very familiar camouflage. It is doing a pull on a dyno in a sound-standardized anechoic chamber, where Hartford says the Corvette team has spent “countless hours perfecting the noise” of what is expected to be an outlandish high-revving, flat-plane-crank engine that shares elements with the engine used in the current C8.R racing car.

Thanks to a few previous teaser videos, we already know this will be the most outlandish sounding Corvette ever. As in Previous audio released by Chevrolet, this video seems to indicate that the most extreme mid-engined Corvette yet will sound more like a

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3,000-HP Cummins Diesel-Powered Dodge Truck Explodes on the Dyno

Attendees at Edge Products’ Weekend on the Edge 2020 event in Ogden, Utah, witnessed one of the gnarliest dyno catastrophes in recent history. In its quest to reach a mind-boggling 3,000 hp on the dyno, the truck affectionately known as Master Shredder succumbed to too much NOS (and to Satan) and literally flung its Cummins diesel engine out as a fiery meteor. While it was game-over for the truck, the driver, co-driver, and bystanders escaped with no major injuries.

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Master Shredder, Industrial Injection Diesel Performance’s heavily-modified 6.7-liter Cummins Dodge diesel race truck piloted by Shawn Baca and Kody Pulliam, had just completed a solid 2,920-hp dyno pull (apparently the highest horsepower on a chassis dyno). Even more impressive? The truck’s 4,026 lb-ft of torque. In order to eke out an extra 80 hp to reach the magic
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