Corvette ZR1 Independently Dynos 530 Rear-Wheel Horsepower

NASCAR’s Hendricks Motorsports picked up five Corvette ZR1 » 9/24/08 4:15pm 9/24/08 4:15pms at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green last week with Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson in tow. They promptly dropped two of the cars straight on a dyno in North Carolina to see just what the super-Vettes were making at the rear wheels. The results? 530 HP and…

Corvette ZR1 Blitzes Europe With 190 MPH Autobahn Run

Not counting the cars brought over to test on the Nurburgring, this is the first Corvette ZR1 in Europe. So what would you do with a 205 MPH car and a stretch of Autobahn with no speed limit? Exactly. Sure, they only » 9/11/08 10:20am 9/11/08 10:20am hit about 192 MPH, but for an impromptu run with a fair amount of traffic on the road, that's stupid…

2009 Dodge Viper ACR Steals Nürburgring Record From Corvette ZR1, Laps …

A 2009 Dodge Viper ACR has claimed the fastest time ever for a production car around the Nürburgring. The lap of 7:22 is just a few ticks quicker than the 7:26.4 lap » 8/28/08 8:30am 8/28/08 8:30am set by the . It doesn't come as much of a surprise, since the ACR is the most brutal version of the already-unforgiving Viper, whereas the ZR1 actually .…

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

Ashley Van Dyke Is NOT Driving A Corvette ZR1 In The Bullrun

A quick glance at the very graphical press release from Ashley Van Dyke, the motor-loving mistress of the Bullrun TV show, and you'll think perhaps she'll be driving the new $413,000 ($105,000 minus dealer markup) and 638 HP 2009 Chevy ZR1 in this week's Bullrun road rally. It's hard not to. It's right there at the top … » 6/24/08 11:30pm 6/24/08 11:30pm