Tag: ZR1

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Des Moines

The 2012 Mecum Auctions train-of-fun stops in Des Moines, Iowa this weekend. The 2-day sale takes place July 20th – 21st at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Velocity TV will have 12 hours of live coverage of the event. 500 hundred cars are expected and as we write this over 20 Corvettes are scheduled to cross

  Comments | By - July 17, 2012

Drag Race Battles with a Corvette ZR1 Hennessey vs 1200 hp Twin Turbo Jeep SRT-8

We’re not sure what to make of these three races on Dragtimes featuring a Corvette ZR1, a couple of Mercedes, a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and a Porsche 911 TurboS. In the first race, the two Mercedes square off with the expected results, the E63 AMG tuned by Evotech with 730-hp leaving the stock S65

  Comments | By - July 5, 2012

Sheriff’s Use of Seized Corvette ZR1 Under Fire

You can’t please everyone – even when you take away a drug dealer’s car. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Department in Atlanta, Georgia is under fire from some citizens for keeping a confiscated Corvette ZR1 that it is using for promotional and educational purposes. Clarence E. Cox, the sheriff’s department’s director of constituency services, points out

  Comments | By - June 26, 2012

Steven Tyler Buys First Hennessy Venom GT Spyder

Marcus Slater Corvette Forum Steven Tyler is famous for a several reasons: He’s the front man of Aerosmith, he’s a judge on American idol, and now, he’s the first owner of a Hennessy Venom GT Spyder. A really, considering how flashy Steven is, there’s probably not a better fitting car for the guy. The real attraction here […] More »

  Comments | By - May 30, 2012

Chevrolet and Corvette Power Well Represented on Inside Line’s 100 Most Powerful Cars of All Time

The cars of the 1960s may be high-powered fun machines in our memories, but muscle cars from that era just don’t have what it takes to make Edmunds INSIDE LINE’s list of the 100 most powerful cars of all time. And that’s not just an opinion. INSIDE LINE says each car’s ranking is determined by

  Comments | By - May 27, 2012

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