Tag: Pop Culture

Dream Drag Race: ZR1 vs C6.R!

The 2012 Corvette ZR1 and Corvette Racing’s C6.R go head to head in this dream drag race matchup. Can the supercharged 638-horsepower production Corvette beat the 500-horsepower naturally-aspirated race car? Road & Track has been pondering that eternal question and recently had the opportunity to put the two siblings to the test. We’ll have more

  Comments | By - March 2, 2012

Should Corvette Split off from Chevrolet?

Chevrolet without Corvette? Sounds like coffee without cream to some folks, but believe it or not, at the turn of the century, General Motors was apparently considering the possibility of making Corvette a brand of its own, according to the recent recollections of Rick Kranz, product editor for Automotive News. In 2001, Kranz says he

  Comments | By - March 1, 2012

Lingenfelter ZR1 Goes Ferrari Hunting

How do you think a stock Ferrari 458 Italia would fare against three other supercars? Well, the Russian website Drag Times Info recently decided to find out by running the Ferrari in a mile drag race against an Audi RS6 Evotech Stage 2 Gran Turismo, a Nissan GT-R MK.1 AMS Stage 1, and a Corvette

  Comments | By - February 24, 2012

Paul Newman’s SCCA Corvette Headed to Auction

The last car raced by renowned actor Paul Newman will be one of the features at RM Auctions’ Amelia Island sale next month in Florida. As lot #130, Newman’s 2002 #83 SCCA Corvette racer will cross the block on March 10, 2012. Newman raced the car from 2003 to 2007 and was victorious in it

  Comments | By - February 15, 2012

Motor Trend’s Head2Head Pits the Corvette Grand Sport vs the Porsche 911 Carrera S

Motor Trend’s newest web show is called “Head2Head” and its all about comparisions of two similar cars. In the premiere episode, MT editor Angus Mackenzie compares the 2012 Corvette Grand Sport to the all new 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S. While it’s obvious from the beginning that Mackenzie has a favorite (and it’s not the

  Comments | By - February 13, 2012

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