ZR1 Goes Up Against ‘Sketchy Vert’ T/A in Drag Race
You’re forgiven for being just a little skeptical as to how this drag race between a ZR1 and a supercharged T/A called “Sketchy Vert” might play out.
This is certainly one way to grab the attention of Corvette enthusiasts – headline a video with, “World’s Most Powerful ZR1 Corvette!”
With this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday, we get up close and personal with a C6 ZR1 and its burnout … perhaps close enough for some glorious tire aroma to waft through your computer screen.
Back in the days of the C5, the late John Lingenfelter was able to get a Corvette up to 225 mph with “only” 650 horsepower. By the time the C6 ZR1 rolled into production, it was able to achieve “only” 205 mph with 638 horsepower. With cars that are pumping out similar power figures, why the top speed discrepancy?