Throwback Thursday: ‘Top Gear’ Pits Corvette ZR1 Against Audi R8
This Throwback Thursday “Top Gear” video, which finds Jeremy Clarkson comparing a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to the Audi R8, certainly qualifies as a classic, even though Clarkson doesn’t pull any punches.
Is there ever a bad excuse to drive a Corvette Stingray and a Ferrari 458 Italia on a racetrack? Probably not. Why did I recently get to drive a C7 Corvette and a Ferrari 458 Italia on a racetrack? Because Transformers: Age of Extinction just came out on Blu-ray and Digital HD. That’s my excuse.
While Corvettes are certainly dream cars, dreams do not end at the Chevrolet Corvette. The Audi R8 may be the next logical step for Corvette lovers in the dream realm.
The Corvette’s competitive pricing bodes well for its Euro-market success—but Autocar threw the low-price factor out the window, comparing all the sports cars as though they were the same price. Watch the video to see it go head to head with the best sports cars of Europe.