Tag: corvette zr1

The Smoking Tire Tests the ZR1 at the Mojave Mile

by Zack Klapman The Smoking Tire On this episode of The Smoking Tire, we take the 2011 Corvette ZR1, the fastest Corvette ever produced, to the Mojave Mile for a little high-speed testing. Back in May, Matt came to the Mile with a Porsche 911 GT3RS, an amazing, barely street legal track car, and while […] More »

  Comments | By - December 29, 2011

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

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