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…

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