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Ok I dont know much about options and things so here my question. Do the ZR1's come with traction control or anything similiar?

I was wondering if they come standard with traction control or anything similiar. I was considering purchasing one and was not sure about this. Anyway thanks for any help in advance.

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Well, I know for a fact that the 1992 and up LT-1 and LT-4 cars have ASR (acceleration slip regulation) or traction control, but my 1991 ZR-1 doesn't have it. Someone else will have to fill in the info for the 1992-1995 ZR-1's. :cheers:
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'92-95 ZR-1's have ASR,too.
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Yes, and if you don't use it you can go thru tires in a hurry!
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Yes, and if you don't use it you can go thru tires in a hurry!
The 1991 ZR-1 has no traction control whatsoever... or airbags for that matter.

Early Dodge Vipers are well known for not having these and are known therefore as extremely dangerous.

I put a 4:11 gear ratio on my 91 ZR-1 (a relatively inexpensive and easy modification). I would argue that it is considerably more dangerous than a Viper now. I feel that more people should know this. You have to be extrenely careful with that car. I am an experienced driver of fast cars. I have literally never had a car do what the ZR-1 just decides to do on a whim. No traction control and more torque than horsepower can put you literally sideways at 50mph if you downshift and hammer down while switching lanes. I was really shocked and Im very, very lucky to be alive.

I love the car. I recommend it to anyone as an inexpensive sleeper supercar, but just when you think you know... you have no idea. That lack of traction control is something series.

I turn off my traction control in my 2017 540i every time I get in, but even turning it off leaves something on and it self corrects. The ZR-1 has literally nothing.

The 91 ZR-1 will kill you if you do not respect it.
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No ASR on 90-91 ZR-1, but they all have ABS
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I turn off my traction control in my 2017 540i every time I get in, but even turning it off leaves something on and it self corrects. The ZR-1 has literally nothing.

The 91 ZR-1 will kill you if you do not respect it.
The 540i has active handling that is "something on".

Any car will kill you if you don't respect it. I'd recommend taking your ZR-1 to some SCCA auto-x and HPDE's/track days. It helps. Auto-x especially b/c you can learn the car's limits and behaviors w/virtually zero consequences.
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The 1991 ZR-1 has no traction control whatsoever... or airbags for that matter.
90 first year for airbags.
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90 first year for airbags.
I think technically, 90 is the first year for airbag (singular). The passenger didn't get the airbag until 1994 (I believe). I know my 95 ZR-1 has both.
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The 1991 ZR-1 has no traction control whatsoever... or airbags.
Incorrect. ALL 90 - 93 Corvettes came with a drivers side air bag as standard equipment. All 94-96 Corvettes had BOTH a driver side and a passenger side airbag. A 1991 Corvette owner would have KNOWN this... GC

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Any 90's 'Vette owner would; air bag came with the new interior....in '90.
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Originally Posted by Justin Killion View Post
The 1991 ZR-1 has no traction control whatsoever... or airbags for that matter.

Early Dodge Vipers are well known for not having these and are known therefore as extremely dangerous.

I put a 4:11 gear ratio on my 91 ZR-1 (a relatively inexpensive and easy modification). I would argue that it is considerably more dangerous than a Viper now. I feel that more people should know this. You have to be extrenely careful with that car. I am an experienced driver of fast cars. I have literally never had a car do what the ZR-1 just decides to do on a whim. No traction control and more torque than horsepower can put you literally sideways at 50mph if you downshift and hammer down while switching lanes. I was really shocked and Im very, very lucky to be alive.

I love the car. I recommend it to anyone as an inexpensive sleeper supercar, but just when you think you know... you have no idea. That lack of traction control is something series.

I turn off my traction control in my 2017 540i every time I get in, but even turning it off leaves something on and it self corrects. The ZR-1 has literally nothing.

The 91 ZR-1 will kill you if you do not respect it.
Did we all just get trolled?
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Did we all just get trolled?
Seems so. Looks like GC B***H slapped the clown.

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Incorrect. ALL 90 - 93 Corvettes came with a drivers side air bag as standard equipment. All 94-96 Corvettes had BOTH a driver side and a passenger side airbag. A 1991 Corvette owner would have KNOWN this... GC
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Did we all just get trolled?
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