LINGENFELTER COLLECTION: FAST CARS FOR A GOOD CAUSE!

Ken Lingenfelter has an ulterior motive – supporting great causes - for amassing an incredible collection of high-performance cars. The Lingenfelter name has been linked to fast cars and the high-performance automotive community based primarily on the late John Lingenfelter’s reputation as a Corvette tuner, driver, championship drag racer, manufacturer of specialty performance parts and owner of LPE, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. He was the builder-tuner-driver of the legendary Calla...
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ZR-1/LT-5 LINGENFELTER CORVETTE: 218 MPH!

Back in the day, this Corvette finished second only to a McLaren F1 in the famous  1998 Road & Track High-Speed Shootout. In 1998, the late great John Lingenfelter prepared two Corvettes, a new C5 and a four-cam, 32-valve C4 ZR-1 to go head to head with the finest, fastest street-driven cars in the world. The venue: Road & Track magazine’s High-Speed Shootout. The competition: McLaren F1, Ferrari 550 Maranello, Ruf Porsche CTR 2, Hennessey Viper 600 GTS, and Toyota Supra Turb...
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CALLAWAY CORVETTE: TWIN-TURBO SLEDGEHAMMER!

More than 25 years ago, the late John Lingenfelter drove this Corvette from Old Lyme, CT to TRC in Ohio, and then to 254.76 mph on the track. Unreal! Based on a ‘88 Chevrolet Corvette, the famous Callaway Sledgehammer, named to one-up the legendary AMG Mercedes-Benz Hammer, was built by Callaway Cars to set a top speed record and as a showcase for Callaway’s twin-turbo Corvette expertise. For years, Callaway’s Sledgehammer owned the record - World’s Fastest Street Driven Car - set on Octob...
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