Tag: ZR1

Why C5 Corvettes are Faster than C6s and C7s

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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?

  Comments | By - July 29, 2014

OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: Volcanoes Fear this Blue Devil

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I have a suspicion volcanoes fear erupting, for it might piss off this particular Blue Devil.

  Comments | By - June 13, 2014

GM Says No Corvette ZR1 on the Radar: Is the C7 Z06 Too Good?

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Chevrolet Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter has told Autoblog there are currently no plans to introduce a C7 Corvette ZR1. What a cop-out. This is almost as bad as hearing all future holidays are canceled. Here’s what Autoblog is reporting: “Introducing a ZR1 halo car above the upcoming Z06, which is due at the end […] More »

  Comments | By - January 14, 2014

Corvette ZR1 vs 550 hp Corvette Z06

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV Two of the closest street races I’ve seen between two evenly matched Corvettes, one stock Corvette ZR1 and one bolt on and cammed CorvetteZ06, doesn’t get a whole lot closer than this! Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.  

  Comments | By - October 30, 2013

Corvette of the Week: Tomislav63’s NSFW ZR1

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There is a fire-breathing beast out there so sexy that it could only be called “XXX” by CF member Tomislav63. XXX has had plenty of work done inside and out to reach speeds in excess of 220 mph with 758 horsepower, including a beautiful and more aerodynamic body kit. ¬†Unfortunately, our drool will not be […] More »

  Comments | By - October 25, 2013

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