Corvette Fever: Road & Track Tests Every New Corvette
Road & Track magazine has been testing Corvettes ever since the first one was built nearly 60 years ago. But they may have outdone themselves with their current test of “every last single solitary new Corvette you can possibly buy. Or at least every version with a 6-speed manual and lots of options.” Spoiler alert:
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
This gorgeous Carbon Flash 2012 Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition will be raffled to benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation. Shot on location at the Autobahn Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, drifter Ryan Tuerck puts the Michelin PS2 Cup tires to the test as he recreates the famous Komen pink ribbon logo on asphalt with burnt rubber.
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
Perhaps it’s only appropriate that a modern-day ZR1 Corvette engine would be placed in the original body style that started the ZR-1 (yes, with a hyphen back then) craze way back in 1970. We first told you about this monster of a 1971 Corvette in July 2011, and now our friends at High Tech Corvette