2011 Corvette ZR1 on Top Gear USA!

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The Corvette ZR1 was featured on Top Gear USA Sunday evening, and the segment 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. So how does the Corvette stack up against the competition?

Well, it’s important to remember that the ZR1 tested was a 2011 model, which is missing some of the options that are found on the 2012 version, namely the Ultimate Performance Package which features a more aggressive transmission and the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires. Give the Stig USA a 2012 Corvette ZR1 and I can see the Chevy easily blowing past the top time set by the Viper ACR…

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