| >>DATA FILE 98 LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO (WIDE BODY) |
|Owned by: Steve Coffey, Crossville, Tennessee |
|>> BODY |
|Production C5 Corvette modified with Lingenfelter “Wide Body” package |
|Paint and body modifications by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE), Decatur, Indiana |
|Modifications ||Hood, Ferrari 550 Maranello fixed headlights and front/rear strobe lights, carbon-fiber front spoiler, front fascia, front fenders, rear fenders, rear fascia and rear air diffuser |
|Paint ||Metallic silver |
|>> CHASSIS |
|Production C5 Corvette, as modified by LPE |
|Modifications ||“Race”suspension with coilovers |
|Wheels ||HRE wheels, custom-made (with extra brake clearance) for LPE |
|Tires ||Michelin Pilot Sport (Front) P255-40/18 (Rear) P345-30/19 |
|>> ENGINE |
|Overhead-valve V8, C5R Chevrolet (Modified) |
|Displacement ||427 ci |
|Compression ratio ||8:1 |
|Modifications ||Two Garrett turbochargers with LPE turbo compressor housings and exhaust housings with integral wastegates, LPE twin high-efficiency air-to-air charge coolers, custom-molded silicone air ducts, cylinder heads CNC-ported/polished, computer-balanced rotating assembly with Callies forged-steel crankshaft, Lingenfelter custom hydraulic roller camshaft, Comp Cams valvesprings, stainless steel one-piece heavy-duty intake valves and Inconel one-piece heavy-duty exhaust valves, port-matched LS6 intake manifold, high-capacity fuel system, 304 stainless steel 4-into-1 custom exhaust manifolds/turbo outlet adapters, and Corsa stainless steel exhaust system |
|Engine built by ||Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE), Decatur, Indiana |
|Horsepower ||(per LPE): 725 @ 4,500 rpm |
|Torque ||(per LPE): 650 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm |
|>> TRANSMISSION |
| ||Production C5 Corvette automatic transaxle with 3,400-stall torque converter, as modified by LPE |
|>> INTERIOR |
|Modified production C5 Corvette, as upgraded by LPE |
|Modifications ||Console lid autographed by John Lingenfelter, leather-covered rollcage, Simpson five-point safety harnesses (driver and passenger), carbon-fiber accents on dash and console |
|Seats ||Production C5 Corvette with "Lingenfelter Twin Turbo" lettering on headrests |
|Gauges ||Modified production C5 gauge cluster, including 0- to 300-mph speedometer |
|Sound system ||Production C5 Corvette |
|Heat/Air conditioning ||Production C5 Corvette |
Per Steve and LPE, this twin-turbo...
Per Steve and LPE, this twin-turbo 427 twisted the dyno to 922 hp. Both carbon-fiber fuel rails on this car have been signed by John Lingenfelter. Supposedly this car was the only LPE Corvette that John signed both fuel rails.
A complete Ken King two-tone...
A complete Ken King two-tone Saddle leather interior has been installed in the red car. The seats feature "Magnetic Red" piping as well as an added boost gauge on the left A-pillar. Although they're tucked behind the seats and can't be seen, this car is also equipped with a set of Simpson harness.
Steve's other serial #001...
Steve's other serial #001 Lingenfelter Vette is this red '02 Stage IV-equipped 427 twin turbo.
Special HRE wheels were custom-made...
Special HRE wheels were custom-made for LPE for extra brake clearance. The wheels on each car are a different style.
Steve Coffey isn't talking...
Steve Coffey isn't talking hit records here...but his Lingenfelters, Guldstrand Nassau Roadster, and BMW Z8 are all serial #001s.
This LPE Corvette is also...
This LPE Corvette is also equipped with a rollbar for safety and chassis rigidity.