1998 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO COUPE - 45323 Sold* at Scottsdale 2007 - Lot #1357 1998 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO COUPE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/45323/45323_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1357

1998 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO COUPE

Auction Scottsdale 2007
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1357
Year 1998
Make CHEVROLET
Model CORVETTE
Style LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO COUPE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 1G1YY22G4W5106604
Exterior Color SEBRING SILVER
Interior Color PEWTER
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 427
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1357 - 427 C5-R Lingenfelter wide body twin turbo- signed dated and documented as only 427 wide body ever built. Wide body designed by John Lingenfelter for increased high speed stability and part of "Project 255"- John Lingenfelter's special prohect to create a car to exceed the record he set in the "Sledgehmamer" Corvette. Engine- custom 7.0 liter C5-R aluminum blueprinted block, custom ported and polished heads, computer balanced rotating assembly Garrett T-28 turbo chargers, custom exhaust manifolds and heders, high capaitcyt fuel delivery suystem with custom injectors, heavy duty aluminum radiator with interial oil cooler. Custom B & B tri-flow stainless steel cat back exhaust, and custom chrome engine compartment. Transmission: Rossler heavy duty automatic, Yank 3400 stall torque converter, Getrag 3.42 rear and Hutchkis sway bars, penske double adjustable six position shcoks, wheels and brakes: HRE 540- 18" X 9.5" front and 19" X 13" rear, Baer 4 piston calipers with 13.5" two piece rotors front and rear. Safety: chrome Moly half cage with Simpson 5-point harnesses, cage covered in leather to match custom embroidered leather interior and floor mats. Custom dash with Z06 300 MPH speedometer and special neon interior lighting. Winner of multiple national awards- cover and centerfold car in "Corvette Lifestyles" and featured in "Corvette Fever" and the Corvette Enthusiats Coffeetable Book- "This Old Corvette." One of the finest examples of John Lingenfelter's design and performance engineering abiliteis and genius.
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