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Video Mash-Up: Corvette ZR1 vs. Lexus LFA at the ‘Ring!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Back in June, the ZR1 ran the famed N?rburgring in a sizzling 7:19.63, besting efforts from competition like the Dodge Viper ACR, Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS and the Nissan GT-R. Now, it’s important to note that there is no official production car ‘Ring record. This is for bragging rights only, and […] More »

  Comments | By - September 15, 2011

Beauty Meets the Beast: ZR1 in Banff National Park!

CF Member Racer Hits the Road in His ZR1by John Coyle There’s nothing like the feeling of the open road. I’ve driven across the country twice?East to West in ’96, North to South in ’08?and both trips have been life-changing experiences. But too often, life turns driving into a chore. So it’s important to get […] More »

  Comments | By - August 1, 2011

Revisiting the 2010 Car of the Year: the Corvette ZR-1, America’s Super Car

This is an article written by Mike Blake of Carlisle Events at the end of 2010. We thought the results merited a serious reposting: By Mike Blake, Carlisle Events All About Cars traditionally ends its yearly coverage with two Top-10 lists. Last week, we awarded our Car Buy of the Year crown to the all-new […] More »

  Comments | By - May 25, 2011

ZR1 History and Overview

Corvette ZR1 History and Overview The ZR1 (or ZR-1 ? note the dash) is a high-performance edition of the Chevrolet Corvette. In and out of production from the late 1960s until the present time, today’s version is known as the C6 ZR1 Corvette (no dash). The car’s engine, in combination with the vehicle’s transmission, suspension […] More »

  Comments | By - November 12, 2010

2011 CORVETTE LINEUP “MORE CAPABLE AND DIVERSE THAN EVER”

DETROIT ? Chevrolet Corvette, America’s sports car, enters its 58th year with a broad lineup and more personalization choices than ever. The lineup includes Corvette coupe and convertible; Corvette Grand Sport coupe and convertible; Corvette Z06 and Corvette ZR1. Corvette and Grand Sport models are powered by the 430-horsepower (321 kW) LS3 V-8, while the […] More »

  Comments | By - November 3, 2010

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