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Specter Werkes C6 GTR - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Specter Werkes, the Corvette tuners from Troy, MI unveiled the C6 GTR last summer, but are set to reveal a new and improved version at SEMA next week. Featuring the LS7 V8 with a twin-turbo setup courtesy of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, this hyper-Vette produces an incredible 800 horsepower. The looks back up the performance, with BASF Pearl Blue paint, HRE CF40 carbon fiber wheels, and Specter's unique body package for the C6. Other performance upgrades include StopTech brakes front and rear and a Corsa exhaust system. The car will be prominently displayed outside the Las Vegas convention center in just a few days, so expect plenty of live high-res photos. Until then, hit the jump for the company's press release and browse the gallery below for an eye-full.




[Source: Specter Werkes]

PRESS RELEASE:

The latest Corvette GTR by Specter Werkes/Sports debuts Nov. 3 at the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Distinguished by its unique, BASF Pearl Blue exterior color and HRE CF40 carbon fiber wheels, the newest GTR will be on display outside the Las Vegas Convention Center's Central Hall, as a feature vehicle for HRE.

Based on the Corvette Z06, this new GTR also represents a collaboration between Specter Werkes and Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, with a Lingenfelter twin-turbo system powering the car – and pumping its 7.0-liter LS7 engine to 800 horsepower.

"Specter GTRs have been featured at SEMA for many years and we're excited to debut the most unique example to date at this year's show," said Jeff Nowicki, president of Specter Werkes/Sports. "From the BASF pearl paint and HRE carbon wheels, to the Lingenfelter engine, there's never been a GTR like this one and we think it will resonate with sports car enthusiasts of all stripes."

Featuring dramatic bodywork and carbon fiber details, the GTR blends racing-inspired design cues with uncompromising luxury and performance. The Specter Werkes/Sports GTR package is available on all C6 Corvette models, including the base coupe and convertible, the Z06 and ZR1. The new, Pearl Blue example's carbon fiber wheels and other carbon accents are complemented by a matte black rear fascia.

The use of HRE carbon fiber wheels is a first on a GTR. They weigh only 22 pounds apiece and are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 Zero Pressure tires. Additional features on the new GTR include:
  • StopTech STR big-brake package, featuring six-piston front calipers and four-piston rear calipers
  • Mobil 1 synthetic fluids
  • Corsa exhaust system with GTR-specific exhaust tips
  • Spinneybeck hand-tipped leather interior accents
  • Matte-finish carbon fiber accents, including the headlamp housing, front splitter, outside mirrors and more
Specter Werkes/Sports is an automotive prototype and fabrication facility based in Troy, Mich. It specializes in race-proven engine performance enhancements and creating specialty accessories for the C5 and C6 Corvette, the Cadillac CTS and more.

For more information, visit www.spectergtr.com or call 248-583-9559.


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      • 5 Years Ago
      The front doesn't need to jut out quite so much, and if they're gonna fit exhaust tips like that they might as well make sure they line up right. That aside, I want one.
      • 5 Years Ago
      front bumper is uglyyyy, especially the lip, why is the back of the car not in blue? The hood looks stupid with vents and power bulges, too much goin on. Like the wheels though!
      • 5 Years Ago
        • 5 Years Ago
        oh great, thanks! I can't unsee that.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Only 800hp? But I wanted 801 :P
      • 5 Years Ago
      Not a fan of the paint scheme or the hood, but love the rest of the car, especially the rear.
      • 5 Years Ago
      what an original name...looks good though
      • 5 Years Ago
      The name reminds me of this:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijJgZWGO3VI
      • 5 Years Ago
      Riced out yay...
        • 5 Years Ago
        WHAT? No decals...no erector set attached to the trunk...where's the rice? This thing is f***ing righteous!
        • 5 Years Ago
        I agree man, that thing's ugly, the only nice things on it are the wheels and paint, the body work is awful.
      Carlos
      • 5 Years Ago
      That front bumper isn't drive way friendly
      • 5 Years Ago
      looks like they stole the hood off the car from the movie Corvette Summer!
      http://japanesenostalgiccar.com/blog/2008/07/30/corvette-summer-never-say-ricer-again/
      • 5 Years Ago
      with the exception of those brick pipes, the rear looks fantastic. I have seen a few c4s with this black tone rear and different color up front. It simply looks fantastic. I think its an overkill with the front bumper, sides.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I want one...
        • 5 Years Ago
        That blue is amazing.

        I do like the sides though. It adds some edge without overdoing it. The front could grow on you but the back is aweful mainly do to the color. It needs more of the super blue color.
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