Number Four: C6 Corvette 427 Limited Edition Z06Produced: 2008Number Built: 505 Corvette and 427 go together like apple and pie, ice and tea, cold and beer. So, it’s no surprise that the Bowling Green Boys decided to pair the two icons together for another special ‘Vette. The Corvette 427 Limited Edition Z06 gets its name […]

Number Five: C4 Corvette ZR1Produced: 1990-1995Number Built: 6,939 Once the new LT5 engine was sorted out, the Lotus team worked their magic on the suspension. Using a computer, a set of adjustable Bilstein shocks, and some electric motors, the FX3 suspension was actually an early form of Active Suspension. With a dash-mounted dial, the suspension […]

by Teddy FieldCorvette Forum America’s Sports car was conceived at a time when jet planes and space capsules held our collective imagination. So it seems natural that a car like the 1953 Corvette would sport lines seemingly inspired by the pages of Buck Rogers’ Space Accessory Catalog. Nearly 60 years later, America is still in […]

Number One: C2 Corvette Z06Produced: 1963Number Built: 199 In 1957, the SCCA had banned manufacturer-sponsored racing, but Zora Duntov knew his customers still wanted to race. So he convinced GM to allow him to include the Z06 option for all 1963 Corvettes. The Z06 option pack included a larger front anti-roll bar, vacuum brake booster […]

Number Two: C3 Corvette ZR2Produced: 1971Number Built: 12 Many Corvette enthusiasts will recognize the famous Corvette ZR1. But did you know there was also a Corvette ZR2? That’s right. In 1971, Zora Duntov wanted a new car, so he cleverly devised the ZR2 option pack. It consisted of the ZR1′s Rock-Crusher M22 4-speed, bigger brakes, […]