Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible laptime at Hockenheim Short

Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible completed a lap of Hockenheim Short in 1 minute and 9.8 seconds.

Track Hockenheim Short
Type flying start
Vehicle Corvette 427 Convertible
Power / weight 512 ps / 1522 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 1:09.800
Average speed 134 kph (83 mph)
Submitted 18.09.2013 by sportauto
Reference Sport Auto 10/2013
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Ferrari 458 Italia1:09.70
Porsche 911 GT21:09.70
Caterham Seven 620R1:09.70
911 Carrera S1:09.80
Corvette 427 Conver..1:09.80
Gallardo LP560-4 Sp..1:11.10
Boxster Spyder1:11.30
911 Carrera S Cabri..1:11.60
Corvette Grand Spor..1:11.90
911 Turbo Cabriolet1:11.90
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DeDe  4y

I forgot to add that the car was on Pilot Sport Cup semi-slicks. :)


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Georg  4y

the MP4 C12 Spider is as much Targa as the Carrera GT.... both have fix roll bars behind the seat...the "removable Targa top on the Carrera GT is moved by hand at the MP4 electric powered the B Pillar roll cage is fixed and always up... only the cover around it moves up if the Targa roof is moved

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nice picture of Stig, the roof of the MP4 C12 Spider sits between A and B Pilar as u can clearly see here... that makes it a true Targa..


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Mental  4y

Well, I honestly cannot count Radicals as "Convertibles". Those are basically race cars for roads, they're completely different to term "Convertible/Cabrio/Spyder" people mostly associate. Radicals don't have any type of roof. And Carrera GT, as already stated, is a targa body - half-coupe, half-spyder.

So yes, I consider this Corvette as the second fastest cabriolet at the Ring.


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BR2+  4y

..Well, Radicals are pure Open top cars, while the Carrera is a Targa(Removable Roof), If you want a true Convertible, the 427 is the 2nd fastest only behind the MP4, So yes it is, and no its not, depends on how you look at it, prolly nit picking though.

But for what is has and its price, theres no other open top car on that list that's more impressive.


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Georg  4y

@Mental
no it is not...

Radical SR3 SL
Porsche Carrera GT
Radical SR3
Mc Laren MC12 Spider
Corvette


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Mental  4y

So basically, currently it's the second fastest convertible at the Hockenheim? It looses only to the MP4-12C Spider, and just in 0.6 sec.
And that's a convertible Z06 which is just a collector's car. And it's faster than the all-mighty GT-R!

Well, it deserve only praise here.


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Shaggy  4y

@ Fangio Man: I couldn't agree more. ;)


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Karthick01  4y

Very Good Lap Time.


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Fangio Man  4y

It is almost as fast as the 140.000 $ more expensive 458, yeah, that is impressive. ZR1 did a similar feat.

Corvettes are really worth the money!


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BR2+  4y

lol More European laps and not a singe US lap? Wow, that's interesting..

A 1:09.8 is highly impressive for a 73k Usd car.

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