Listen to the World's First Twin-Turbo Corvette Z06 Start Up for the First Time

This thing sounds nasty.

Deliveries of the 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06 have only been under way for about a month, and people are already starting to modify them . YouTuber Emelia Hartford seems to be going hardest of all, as she's already begun to assemble a twin-turbo system for her newly delivered Z06. Hartford just published a video showing the car start up for the first time, and it sounds wonderful.

The YouTuber revealed her plans to twin-turbo her orange Z06 on Sunday , going as far as to mount parts of the system to the car. Now, with the charge pipes in place, she's able to give us our first taste of what a twin-turbo version of the 5.5-liter flat-plane-crank V-8 sounds like. The high pitch rasp remains, but now it's accompanied by the whooshing noises created by the spooling turbos. Hartford even gives the camera a few revs for our aural pleasure.

Hartford is no stranger to twin-turbo C8s. She made a name for herself modifying her Corvette Stingray with twin turbos, managing to break the world record for quickest C8 in the quarter-mile. We have no doubt she'll be chasing similar goals with this build.

This Z06 is far from ready to hit the drag strip, of course. It still needs a ton of upgrades and additional parts to run reliably, like upgraded axles and a methanol injection system to compensate for the lack of an intercooler. We can't wait to see what sorts of numbers it can put up once it's running properly.

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