2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition: Like A C6R, Only Slower

Always liked the look of the American Le Mans Corvette C6R but wanted it in more road-friendly package? Then the 2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition is the car for you. » 2/19/09 3:00pm 2/19/09 3:00pm

New Corvette Z06-Based Anteros Heading To LA Auto Show

Although we first saw n2a Motors » 11/11/08 8:30am 11/11/08 8:30am' back at SEMA two years ago along with the . Well, the custom coachbuilder's got a brand new bag of C6-modified tricks up its sleeve. The custom carmaker's bringing the latest version of the Anteros to the later this month. This new Anteros hotness is built on the 2009 Chevy…

Corvette ZR1 Shaves Four Seconds Off Nürburgring Lap Time

With GM hotshoe Jan Magnussen in the cockpit of Zee Really fast One » 10/28/08 5:40pm 10/28/08 5:40pm, the General's hypercar trimmed a staggering four seconds off its previous record-breaking lap time, bringing in a 7:22.4 lap around the 13-mile circuit. Although blisteringly quick, the ZR1's new time still falls short of the Viper ACR's best time of …

Economic Woes Force Corvette Assembly Line Slowdown, Layoffs

From the "now you know it's bad" files, the Corvette » 9/15/08 4:20pm 9/15/08 4:20pm assembly line in Bowling Green, KY will shut down for the week of October 6, then restart at a reduced line speed of 15 cars per hour, down from 18.5 now. claims the stoppage will be the first inventory-related closure of the line since 1995, and could result in the…

Secrets Of The 2009 Corvette ZR1: Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 Tires

One of the most impressive things about the 2009 Corvette ZR1 is how much grip it has. Normally, sticking 638 HP into something that weighs just 3,350 LBS and driving only the rear wheels would result in massive amounts of wheel spin, both in a straight line and around corners. But in the ZR1, it doesn't — not without… » 8/27/08 4:00pm 8/27/08 4:00pm

Buy A 2009 Corvette ZR1 For Only $81,000... Over MSRP

Mac Haik Chevrolet in Houston, Texas is offering you the chance to buy a 2009 Corvette ZR1 for the low price of $185,000 (just $81,000 over MSRP ), thus answering Suze Orman's ZR1 ownership question with a definitive "NO!" Even better, if you buy the black-on-black ZR1 you'll have to wait at least a month because, as the … » 8/08/08 4:20pm 8/08/08 4:20pm

First 2009 Corvette ZR1 Rolls Off Assembly Line To Thunderous Media…

The much-anticipated 2009 Corvette ZR1 began production, as the first unit finished the assembly process and was delivered to Chevy dealer Dave Ressler during a press event in Bowling Green on Monday. What, you didn't notice? Well, it seems the build coincided with the unveiling of the new Chevy Camaro, forcing the ZR1 … » 7/23/08 9:30am 7/23/08 9:30am

Dealer Gouging Reportedly Sends 2009 Corvette ZR1 To Amazingly Insane…

The 2009 Corvette ZR1, GM's new mega-powered super car, will reportedly only be offered to the top 338 Chevy dealers nationwide. That effectively shuts out the other 3,594 from the chance of offering one to enthusiastic fans of the bowtied brand. We guess that explains the four-times-the-price gouging we're hearing… » 6/23/08 10:00am 6/23/08 10:00am

Chevy Gets A 2009 Corvette ZR1 Right To The Chin Hey, Look, A ZR1

Looks like Jay Leno is going to be the first journalist with a drive of the 2009 Corvette ZR1 as these pictures — taken by Jalopnik reader Brendan McAleer — show. That is definitely the Chin taking a spin around Detroit. Guess that means that the current store on autojounro ZR1 drives sits as follows: Pop Mechanics 1, » 5/05/08 1:20pm 5/05/08 1:20pm

2009 Corvette ZR1 Power Numbers Finalized: LS9 V8 Hits 638 HP!

We got a release from the folks at the General yesterday, and we were told we could run it at midnight-plus-one, but then we forgot about it. These things happen, you know. We mean, who gets excited about something as fait accompli as the 2009 Corvette ZR1 getting just over 620 HP? Well, if your answer is everyone,… » 4/25/08 10:20am 4/25/08 10:20am

2009 Corvette ZR1 Caught Testing In Assorted Colors

It's not secret that we're psyched about the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. So while we've already seen a lot of the upcoming super 'vette in blue, gray, and even with its LS9 engine in pieces, we're excited to see up close shots of it in red and yellow. And now, thanks to some kid hanging out near Corvette HQ in… » 3/29/08 2:30am 3/29/08 2:30am

Motor Trend Gaming Google on the 2009 Corvette ZR1?

While covering the Barrett-Jackson auction this weekend, specifically the $1 million purchase of the first "retailable" 2009 Corvette ZR1, we did a quick Google search for the 2009 Corvette ZR1 in order to pull up our old story on the new super-Vette from the General. When the results came up, we noticed something rather … » 1/21/08 9:45am 1/21/08 9:45am

2009 Corvette ZR1 Caught On Video At Laguna Seca Vettegasm!


After that hot shot earlier, we didn't think it could get better. It did. Yup, now there's video straight from the folks at ALMS of the "p***y magnet" itself, the 2009 Corvette ZR1 taking its hot lap. It's almost as if they all knew this was going to happen. In fact it appears they did. We're expecting the Corvettegasm… » 10/20/07 12:53am 10/20/07 12:53am

2009 Corvette ZR1 Spotted At Laguna Seca, $1000 Bounty Goes Unawarded

Sorry folks, it looks like even with our legions of loyal readers seeking a quick buck by way of our ground-breaking $1000 bounty on spy photos of the 2009 Chevy Corvette ZR1, it just wasn't enough to beat some kid in a forum. That's where we found this shot of the new super-Vette which apparently hit the track this… » 10/19/07 11:03pm 10/19/07 11:03pm

First 2009 Corvette ZR1 To Be Sold At Barrett-Jackson?

According to the breathless one, the first 2009 Corvette ZR-1 will be sold at the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona mere days after the official reveal at the Detroit Auto Show in January. The annual auction's set to take place January 12-20 2008 — so if Josh is right, and you want to get your hands on … » 10/01/07 1:00am 10/01/07 1:00am

2009 Corvette SS Or Whatever

Yup, Popular Mechanics spy photographer in residence, Jim Dunne (who knew he was still alive?) has snagged himself some pics of the super-Corvette Chevy's got cooking for 2008 or 2009 — although our bet is it'll be an '09 model year. But whatever year it's coming out, it'll be smoking the tires — Michelin's we hear —… » 8/29/07 5:25pm 8/29/07 5:25pm