Tag: ZR1

Translogic Takes a Look at the General’s Fire-Breathing ZR1!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Last week, I posted about Translogic’s piece on the history of Chevy’s small-block V8, and I still find host Bradley Hasemeyer?and the name of the series, actually?kind of annoying. But they’ve certainly been turning their attention to some great subjects lately, and I like this segment about the General’s halo car. […] More »

  Comments | By - September 1, 2011

Aftermath of the Chrysler SRT8/Corvette ZR1 Fail

Remember that video we showed of the Torch Red Corvette ZR1 taking out a Chrysler 300 SRT8 on a California freeway last week? Here is the second installment of that crash that tells us how the occupants of the Chrysler went from yelling “WTF! WTF! R U KIDDING ME?!?!” to actually laughing about the incident

  Comments | By - August 20, 2011

Corvette Billboards on Display for Woodward Dream Cruise

In anticipation of this weekend’s Woodward Dream Cruise, Chevrolet has put up a couple of billboards featuring a 1953 Corvette and the 2012 Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition. What’s really interesting is the location of the billboards: deep in the heart of Ford Country. Motor Trend posted the following images of the Chevrolet billboards which appear

  Comments | By - August 18, 2011

Behind the Scenes: Touring the GM Performance Build Center

Article and photos contributed by Steve Burns
As part of the NCRS national convention last week we were able to participate in a tour of GM’s Performance Build Center. The facility is located about an hour northwest of Detroit in Wixom, MI. The low-volume plant hand assembles all of the dry sump motors for

  Comments | By - August 8, 2011

2011 Corvette ZR1 on Top Gear USA!

As we mentioned over the weekend, the Corvette ZR1 was featured on Top Gear USA Sunday evening that culminated with the Americanized version of the Stig taking the supercharged 638-horsepower sports car on a lap attack of TG USA’s test track. How does the Corvette stack up against the competition? Hit the jump

  Comments | By - August 4, 2011

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